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Kumho Tire KOSE:A073240 Stock Report

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17 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
A073240 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health2/6

A073240 Stock Overview

Kumho Tire Co., Inc. engages in the manufacture, sale, and export of tires in South Korea and internationally.

Risk Analysis

Has less than 1 year of cash runway

Kumho Tire Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Kumho Tire
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₩3,750.00
52 Week High₩6,200.00
52 Week Low₩3,320.00
1 Month Change10.95%
3 Month Change-11.45%
1 Year Change-35.68%
3 Year Change-11.03%
5 Year Change-43.95%
Change since IPO-96.79%

Recent News & Updates

May 05
Is Kumho Tire (KRX:073240) Using Debt In A Risky Way?

Is Kumho Tire (KRX:073240) Using Debt In A Risky Way?

The external fund manager backed by Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger, Li Lu, makes no bones about it when he says...

Shareholder Returns

A073240KR Auto ComponentsKR Market

Return vs Industry: A073240 underperformed the KR Auto Components industry which returned -21.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: A073240 underperformed the KR Market which returned -19.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is A073240's price volatile compared to industry and market?
A073240 volatility
A073240 Average Weekly Movement4.2%
Auto Components Industry Average Movement6.3%
Market Average Movement6.4%
10% most volatile stocks in KR Market10.9%
10% least volatile stocks in KR Market3.9%

Stable Share Price: A073240 is less volatile than 75% of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: A073240's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19604,651Han-Seob Lee

Kumho Tire Co., Inc. engages in the manufacture, sale, and export of tires in South Korea and internationally. It provides tires for passenger cars, light trucks and SUV/CUV, buses, and commercial vehicles, as well as original equipment. The company was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Gwangju, South Korea.

Kumho Tire Fundamentals Summary

How do Kumho Tire's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
A073240 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₩1.08t
Earnings (TTM)-₩63.83b
Revenue (TTM)₩2.75t


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
A073240 income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₩2.28t
Gross Profit₩473.29b
Other Expenses₩537.13b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-222.21
Gross Margin17.18%
Net Profit Margin-2.32%
Debt/Equity Ratio158.2%

How did A073240 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is A073240 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 1/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for A073240?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

A073240 key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.1x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA15.1x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does A073240's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

A073240 PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for A073240 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average0.5x
A002350 Nexen Tire
A161390 Hankook Tire & Technology
A005720 Nexen
A282690 Dong Ah Tire & RubberLtd
A073240 Kumho Tire

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: A073240 is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.4x) compared to the peer average (0.5x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does A073240's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the KR Auto Components Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: A073240 is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.4x) compared to the KR Auto Components industry average (0.3x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is A073240's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

A073240 PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.4x
Fair PS Ration/a

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate A073240's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of A073240 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate A073240's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate A073240's fair value for valuation analysis.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Automobiles 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 Kumho Tire 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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  • Take a look at our analysis of A073240’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.

Past Performance

How has Kumho Tire performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: A073240 is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: A073240 is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: A073240 is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 15.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare A073240's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: A073240 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Auto Components industry (4.5%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: A073240 has a negative Return on Equity (-4.99%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Kumho Tire's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 2/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: A073240's short term assets (₩1,628.6B) do not cover its short term liabilities (₩1,723.0B).

Long Term Liabilities: A073240's short term assets (₩1,628.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (₩1,445.3B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: A073240's net debt to equity ratio (138.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: A073240's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 230.9% to 158.2% over the past 5 years.

Balance Sheet

Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: A073240 has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: A073240 has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 38.1% each year.

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What is Kumho Tire current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate A073240's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate A073240'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 A073240's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if A073240's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

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

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as A073240 has not reported any payouts.

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


Han-Seob Lee (68 yo)



Mr. Han-Seob Lee has been Chief Executive Officer of Kumho Tire Co., Inc. since February 2, 2016. During his early career at Kumho Tire, Mr. Lee held various positions within its European operation and is...


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

Kumho Tire Co., Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Kumho Tire Co., Inc.
  • Ticker: A073240
  • Exchange: KOSE
  • Founded: 1960
  • Industry: Tires and Rubber
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Implied Market Cap: ₩1.077t
  • Shares outstanding: 287.26m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Kumho Tire Co., Inc.
  • 555, Sochon-dong
  • Gwangsan-gu
  • Gwangju
  • South Korea


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/17 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/17 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.