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South Korean (KOSPI) Entertainment Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 02, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-5.3%
  • 3M13.8%
  • 1Y35.8%
  • YTD26.5%

Over the last 7 days, the Entertainment industry has dropped 5.3%, driven by a pullback from HYBE of 11%. Meanwhile, Wemade Max actually outperformed within the industry, gaining 39% in the last week. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 36%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Fri, 03 Dec 2021₩114.6t₩18.2t₩1.3t40.7x
Sun, 31 Oct 2021₩106.8t₩17.3t₩1.2t41.9x
Tue, 28 Sep 2021₩94.7t₩17.4t₩1.2t42.8x
Thu, 26 Aug 2021₩96.6t₩17.6t₩1.1t40.9x
Fri, 02 Jul 2021₩75.3t₩16.0t₩663.0b41.3x
Mon, 05 Apr 2021₩70.4t₩15.0t₩1.2t38.5x
Thu, 07 Jan 2021₩62.8t₩14.7t₩1.2t32.1x
Wed, 30 Sep 2020₩55.8t₩14.4t₩533.7b20.2x
Sat, 04 Jul 2020₩45.5t₩12.8t₩948.2b24.1x
Tue, 07 Apr 2020₩35.7t₩14.2t₩619.4b17.6x
Fri, 10 Jan 2020₩36.5t₩13.9t₩593.9b28.9x
Thu, 03 Oct 2019₩35.8t₩13.7t₩590.9b30x
Sun, 07 Jul 2019₩38.2t₩13.5t₩560.5b28.2x
Wed, 10 Apr 2019₩40.6t₩13.1t₩596.7b28.7x
Tue, 01 Jan 2019₩38.5t₩12.8t₩749.1b23.4x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: ₩41.7tTotal Earnings: ₩951.4bTotal Revenue: ₩12.4t0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are more optimistic on the industry, considering it's trading at a PE ratio of 39.1x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 30.3x. It appears they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Entertainment industry have grown 12% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 14% 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 Entertainment industry?

Interactive Home Entertainment-4.17%
Movies and Entertainment-8.27%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Movies and Entertainment industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 47.9x. However analysts expect its future annual earnings growth (47%) to be largely in line with prior year's earnings growth, so the market might believe analysts are underestimating its future growth since investors are willing to pay a bigger premium today. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Interactive Home Entertainment industry. Although, investor sentiment seems to have improved given its trading above its 3-year average of 19.3x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Movies and Entertainment industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 47% over the next 5 years. This is roughly in line with its past earnings growth rate. Meanwhile, the Interactive Home Entertainment industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 34% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

A101730 Wemade Max39.3%+₩253.7b1,526.9%PS25x
A299900 Wysiwyg Studios7.6%+₩136.1b946.0%PS16.1x
A095660 NEOWIZ13.3%+₩76.9b38.9%PE11.8x
A042420 NEOWIZ HOLDINGS11.9%+₩58.4b349.1%PE8.8x
A023770 PLAYWITH31.5%+₩29.1b55.4%n/a
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