Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. engages in the consumer electronics, information technology and mobile communications, and device solutions businesses worldwide.
Very undervalued with flawless balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Samsung Electronics's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SSU's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: SSU exceeded the German Tech industry which returned -22.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SSU exceeded the German Market which returned -20.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Samsung Electronics's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Samsung Electronics undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SSU (€879.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€2911.8)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SSU is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SSU is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.8x) compared to the Tech industry average (15.3x).
PE vs Market: SSU is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.8x) compared to the German market (16.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SSU is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SSU is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the XE Tech industry average (1.4x).
How is Samsung Electronics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 36 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SSU's forecast earnings growth (24.7% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: SSU's earnings (24.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (14.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SSU's revenue (6.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SSU's revenue (6.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SSU's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.8%).
How has Samsung Electronics performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SSU has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SSU's current net profit margins (9.3%) are lower than last year (18%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SSU's earnings have grown by 13.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SSU's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SSU had negative earnings growth (-51%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Tech industry average (7.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SSU's Return on Equity (8.3%) is considered low.
How is Samsung Electronics's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SSU's short term assets (₩181,385.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (₩63,782.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: SSU's short term assets (₩181,385.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (₩25,901.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SSU's debt to equity ratio (5.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: SSU's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 6.6% to 5.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SSU's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (294.5%).
Interest Coverage: SSU earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: SSU has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: SSU's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 11.8x debt).
What is Samsung Electronics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SSU's dividend (3.01%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.69%).
High Dividend: SSU's dividend (3.01%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.85%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SSU's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SSU's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (44.7%), SSU's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SSU's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (29.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ki-Nam Kim (61yo)
Mr. Ki-Nam Kim, Ph.D. is Vice Chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. since December 2018 and CEO since 2018. Mr. Kim is an Executive Director at Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. since March 23, 2018 and se ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ki-Nam's total compensation ($USD3.97M) is about average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD5.03M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Ki-Nam's compensation with company performance.
|Vice Chairman||2.25yrs||₩4.92b||0.0029% ₩6.9m|
|President of Networks Business and Head of Networks Business||no data||₩6.00b||no data|
|Research commissioner||no data||₩4.32b||no data|
|President and Chief Legal Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|President||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|President||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Compliance Officer||2.08yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SSU's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
|Vice Chairman||2.25yrs||₩4.92b||0.0029% ₩6.9m|
|President||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|President and Head of Visual Display Business & Executive Director||0.083yr||no data||0.000070% ₩164.1k|
|Vice Chairman of Samsung Group and Head of the Future Strategy Office - Samsung Group||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Samsung Card||no data||no data||no data|
|Chairman of Samsung Life Insurance||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.08yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: SSU's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
- Ticker: SSU
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1938
- Industry: Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: ₩313.331t
- Listing Market Cap: ₩234.436b
- Shares outstanding: 6.79b
- Website: https://www.samsung.com
Number of Employees
- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
- 129 Samsung-Ro
- South Korea
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SMSEL||BDL (Bourse de Luxembourg)||GDR 144A||LU||USD||Jan 1992|
|SSUN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||GDR 144A||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
|A005930||KOSE (Korea Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||KR||KRW||Jan 1992|
|SMSD||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||GDR 144A||GB||USD||Jan 1992|
|SSNL.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|SMSDL||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||GDR 144A||GB||USD||Jan 1992|
|SSUN||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||GDR 144A||AT||EUR||Jan 1992|
|A005935||KOSE (Korea Stock Exchange)||Preferred Stock||KR||KRW||Jun 1993|
|BC94||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||GDR 144A / REG S||GB||USD||Sep 1996|
|SMSN||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||GDR 144A / REG S||GB||USD||Sep 1996|
|SMSNL||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||GDR 144A / REG S||GB||USD||Sep 1996|
|SMSN N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||GDR 144A / REG S||MX||MXN||Sep 1996|
|SSU||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||GDR 144A / REG S||DE||EUR||Sep 1996|
|SSU||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||GDR 144A / REG S||AT||EUR||Sep 1996|
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. engages in the consumer electronics, information technology and mobile communications, and device solutions businesses worldwide. It offers mobile phones, tablets, wearables, virtual reality, and audio products; TVs, and home theaters; LCD and OLED panels; laptops, computers, chrome books, HDM, memory and system LSI products, monitors, and printers; and home appliances, such as refrigerators, air conditioners, ovens, air purifiers, cooktops and hoods, microwaves, dishwashers, washers, dryers, vacuum cleaners, and heating products, as well as TV and home theater accessories. It also provides security and monitoring, trackers, Wi-Fi routers, hubs, sensors, outlets, and buttons. In addition, the company is involved in the technology and venture capital investment businesses; manufacture of semiconductor equipment and components; and provision of repair services for electronic devices. Further, it provides medical equipment; software development and supply; toll processing of semiconductors and display panels; connected car systems, general logistics agency, financing, marketing, consulting, AI technology research, and cloud services; enterprise automation solutions and connected services; and digital advertising platforms. Additionally, it offers image sensing devices and mobile payment services; designs and develops software products; and develops and supplies semiconductor process defect and quality control software. The company serves finance, government, healthcare, education, hospitality, transportation, retail, legal, public safety, and manufacturing industries. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has strategic partnerships with BlackBerry Limited; and IrisVision to bring clinically validated vision technologies to approximately 200 million low vision patients globally. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. was founded in 1938 and is based in Suwon, South Korea.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/05 01:32|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/03 00:00|
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