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South Korean (KOSPI) Software Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 02, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-2.3%
  • 3M-6.1%
  • 1Y5.6%
  • YTD1.1%

Over the last 7 days, the Software industry has dropped 4.8%, driven by a decline by Douzone Bizon of 4.3%. Meanwhile, T ScientificLtd actually outperformed within the industry, gaining 37% in the last week. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 4.0%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the South Korean Software Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Fri, 03 Dec 2021₩15.0t₩5.1t₩298.6b23.1x
Sun, 31 Oct 2021₩14.2t₩5.0t₩297.3b25.7x
Tue, 28 Sep 2021₩14.9t₩4.9t₩293.0b24.9x
Thu, 26 Aug 2021₩14.7t₩5.1t₩271.4b24.9x
Fri, 02 Jul 2021₩14.2t₩5.1t₩271.4b29.7x
Mon, 05 Apr 2021₩13.4t₩5.0t₩261.0b20.8x
Thu, 07 Jan 2021₩12.6t₩4.8t₩184.4b23.4x
Wed, 30 Sep 2020₩11.0t₩4.7t₩89.3b24.5x
Sat, 04 Jul 2020₩9.2t₩4.5t₩43.7b23.1x
Tue, 07 Apr 2020₩7.0t₩4.3t-₩4,857,375,044.0018.7x
Fri, 10 Jan 2020₩7.8t₩4.2t-₩6,838,002,370.0021x
Thu, 03 Oct 2019₩7.1t₩3.9t-₩24,762,941,133.0019.8x
Sun, 07 Jul 2019₩7.8t₩3.8t-₩24,296,150,360.0026.1x
Wed, 10 Apr 2019₩6.9t₩3.7t-₩9,053,521,130.0024x
Tue, 01 Jan 2019₩6.2t₩3.5t-₩9,657,499,320.0020.5x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: ₩6.2tTotal Earnings: ₩45.0bTotal Revenue: ₩3.3t0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 23.8x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Software industry have grown 88% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 16% per year. This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the South Korean Software industry?

Application Software-3.24%
Systems Software-6.63%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Application Software industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 29.0x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 28%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 24% per year. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Systems Software industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average of 21.0x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Application Software industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 28% over the next 5 years. This is roughly in line with its past earnings growth rate. Meanwhile, the Systems Software industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 23% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

A030520 Hancom7.6%+₩53.9b82.1%PE24.6x
A057680 T ScientificLtd19.8%+₩46.4b42.4%n/a
A051160 GaeaSoft15.2%+₩37.2b45.5%PS0.8x
A054920 Hancom WITH9.4%+₩21.6b67.8%PE31.1x
A090850 Hyundai EzwelLtd8.4%+₩21.4b4.5%PE23.7x
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