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Executive Summary

Gravity Co., Ltd. develops, publishes, and distributes online games in South Korea, Japan, the United States, Canada, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Hong Kong, and internationally. More Details

Risk Analysis

Highly volatile share price over past 3 months



Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with acceptable track record.


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Share Price & News

How has Gravity's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: GD8A's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.7%

GD8A

-3.4%

DE Entertainment

-1.6%

DE Market


1 Year Return

239.0%

GD8A

-25.6%

DE Entertainment

2.6%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: GD8A exceeded the German Entertainment industry which returned -25.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GD8A exceeded the German Market which returned 3.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GD8AIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.7%-3.4%-1.6%
30 Day-6.6%-4.1%-0.9%
90 Day92.2%8.4%-1.1%
1 Year239.0%239.0%-25.4%-25.6%5.8%2.6%
3 Year95.9%95.9%-4.0%-7.0%2.8%-6.2%
5 Year2,946.2%2,946.2%17.3%9.3%23.8%6.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Gravity's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Gravity undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

31.83x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: GD8A (€99) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€53.97)

Significantly Below Fair Value: GD8A is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GD8A's PE Ratio (31.8x) is in line with the XE Entertainment industry average.

PE vs Market: GD8A is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.8x) compared to the German market (22.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GD8A's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GD8A is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.2x) compared to the DE Entertainment industry average (1.3x).


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Future Growth

How is Gravity forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

100.6%

Forecasted Media industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Gravity has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Gravity performed over the past 5 years?

64.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GD8A has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: GD8A's current net profit margins (10.2%) are lower than last year (14.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GD8A has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 64.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: GD8A's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: GD8A had negative earnings growth (-39.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Entertainment industry average (36.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GD8A's Return on Equity (22.4%) is considered high.


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Financial Health

How is Gravity's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GD8A's short term assets (₩186.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (₩65.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: GD8A's short term assets (₩186.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (₩4.4B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GD8A is debt free.

Reducing Debt: GD8A has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: GD8A has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: GD8A has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Gravity current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GD8A's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GD8A's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GD8A's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GD8A's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GD8A's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

12.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Hyun Chul Park (47 yo)

9.58yrs

Tenure

Mr. Hyun Chul Park has been the Chief Executive Officer of Gravity Co., Ltd. since March 25, 2011. Mr. Park General Manager of International Division of GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc., since 2007. He se ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Heung Gon Kim
Chief Financial Officer12.08yrsno datano data
Yoshinori Kitamura
Chairman of the Board & COO9.5yrsno datano data
Hyun Chul Park
CEO & Executive Director9.58yrsno datano data
Taik Baik Seung
Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Executive Vice Presidentno datano datano data
Kyu Lee
Senior Executive Vice President of Human Resources15.5yrsno datano data
Kazuki Morishita
Executive Director12.58yrsno datano data
Kazuya Sakai
Executive Director11.58yrsno datano data

12.2yrs

Average Tenure

52yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: GD8A's management team is seasoned and experienced (12.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Yoshinori Kitamura
Chairman of the Board & COO9.5yrsno datano data
Hyun Chul Park
CEO & Executive Director9.58yrsno datano data
Kazuki Morishita
Executive Director12.58yrsno datano data
Kazuya Sakai
Executive Director11.58yrsno datano data
Jung Yoo
Independent Director9.58yrsno datano data
Yong Seon Kwon
Independent Director1.58yrsno datano data
Kee Woong Park
Independent Director0.58yrno datano data

9.6yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: GD8A's board of directors are considered experienced (9.6 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Gravity Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Gravity Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: GD8A
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Interactive Home Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: US$882.719m
  • Listing Market Cap: US$749.340m
  • Shares outstanding: 6.95m
  • Website: https://www.gravity.co.kr

Number of Employees


Location

  • Gravity Co., Ltd.
  • 396 World Cup buk-ro
  • 15th Floor
  • Seoul
  • 121-795
  • South Korea

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GRVYNasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)YesADR EACH REP 2 ORD SPON(POST REV SPLT)USUSDFeb 2005
GD8ADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesADR EACH REP 2 ORD SPON(POST REV SPLT)DEEURFeb 2005

Biography

Gravity Co., Ltd. develops, publishes, and distributes online games in South Korea, Japan, the United States, Canada, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Hong Kong, and internationally. It offers ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/19 21:33
End of Day Share Price2020/10/19 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.