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South Korean (KOSPI) Utilities Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 07, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies17
  • 7D-4.0%
  • 3M3.0%
  • 1Y2.5%
  • YTD2.1%

Over the last 7 days, the Utilities industry has dropped 1.2%, driven by a pullback from Korea Electric Power of 2.0%. In the past year, the industry has gained 6.2%. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 44% per annum.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the South Korean Utilities Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 07 Dec 2022₩23.1t₩135.4t-₩19,057,931,651,410.0018.4x-1.2x0.2x
Fri, 04 Nov 2022₩20.3t₩125.0t-₩14,073,464,014,950.0023.8x-1.4x0.2x
Sun, 02 Oct 2022₩22.1t₩125.0t-₩14,073,464,014,950.0022.6x-1.6x0.2x
Tue, 30 Aug 2022₩23.9t₩124.7t-₩14,068,913,999,520.0022.2x-1.7x0.2x
Thu, 28 Jul 2022₩23.2t₩117.6t-₩10,097,487,608,590.0020.4x-2.3x0.2x
Sat, 25 Jun 2022₩23.5t₩117.6t-₩10,097,487,608,590.0022.1x-2.3x0.2x
Mon, 23 May 2022₩24.2t₩116.2t-₩9,897,241,392,330.0022.9x-2.4x0.2x
Wed, 20 Apr 2022₩22.8t₩107.4t-₩4,090,762,415,390.0021x-5.6x0.2x
Fri, 18 Mar 2022₩24.8t₩101.0t-₩4,588,540,150,957.0014.9x-5.4x0.2x
Sun, 13 Feb 2022₩23.1t₩100.0t-₩242,007,892,117.0011.7x-95.5x0.2x
Tue, 11 Jan 2022₩22.5t₩100.0t-₩242,007,892,117.0012x-92.9x0.2x
Thu, 09 Dec 2021₩22.9t₩100.0t-₩238,368,326,283.0012.3x-96.3x0.2x
Sat, 06 Nov 2021₩24.2t₩95.6t₩1.9t11.1x12.5x0.3x
Mon, 04 Oct 2021₩25.0t₩95.6t₩1.9t11.3x12.9x0.3x
Wed, 01 Sep 2021₩23.8t₩96.8t₩2.0t9.9x12.1x0.2x
Thu, 08 Jul 2021₩24.6t₩96.8t₩2.0t12x12.5x0.3x
Wed, 31 Mar 2021₩21.6t₩94.4t₩2.4t9.1x9x0.2x
Sat, 02 Jan 2021₩24.0t₩93.6t₩2.3t9.2x10.6x0.3x
Tue, 06 Oct 2020₩18.2t₩95.4t-₩25,597,865,387.0012.4x-712.4x0.2x
Fri, 10 Jul 2020₩17.3t₩97.1t-₩1,103,329,675,791.0012.3x-15.7x0.2x
Thu, 02 Apr 2020₩16.5t₩97.9t-₩1,170,222,481,361.008.4x-14.1x0.2x
Sun, 05 Jan 2020₩23.9t₩99.1t-₩1,991,932,265,571.009.4x-12x0.2x
Price to Earnings Ratio

-12x


Total Market Cap: ₩23.9tTotal Earnings: -₩1,991,932,265,571.00Total Revenue: ₩99.1tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
South Korean Utilities Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average -73.6x20212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the South Korean Utilities industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.21x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Utilities industry have deteriorated over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 11% per year.
  • This means that although more sales are being generated, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased, which has caused losses to expand.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the South Korean Utilities sector?

KR Market-3.01%
Utilities-3.98%
Other Utilities0%
Water Utilities0%
Gas Utilities-1.85%
Electric Utilities-4.98%
Renewable Energy-8.62%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Renewable Energy industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 8.4x.
    • It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Electric Utilities industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 64% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 17% per year.
  • In contrast, the Gas Utilities industry is expected to see its earnings growth to stay flat over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
A004690 SamchullyLtd₩386.00k1.6%
+₩20.5b
337.1%PE16.3x
A017390 Seoul City Gas₩410.50k0.1%
+₩1.9b
151.8%PE75.5x
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₩33,650.00

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7D

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-13.4%

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₩26,150.00

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7D

-9.7%

1Y

15.7%

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₩33,000.00

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7D

-5.4%

1Y

-25.3%

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₩19,800.00

Korea Electric Power

7D

-4.1%

1Y

-11.4%

A017390

₩410,500.00

Seoul City Gas

7D

0.1%

1Y

151.8%

A151860

₩10,600.00

KG Eco Technology Services

7D

-5.8%

1Y

-32.7%

A389260

₩23,150.00

Daemyoung EnergyLtd

7D

-11.0%

1Y

n/a

A117580

₩11,000.00

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7D

-4.8%

1Y

41.2%