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LGKOSE:A003550 Stock Report

Market Cap

₩13.1t

7D

-5.0%

1Y

-0.6%

Updated

27 Nov, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
A003550 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends6/6

A003550 Stock Overview

LG Corp., through its subsidiaries, operates in the electronics, chemicals, and communication and services industries worldwide.

LG Competitors

Hanwha

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₩2.2t

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Tesla

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US$1.1t

Samsung Electronics

KOSE:A005930

₩486.5t

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for LG
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₩82,000.00
52 Week High₩138,768.83
52 Week Low₩77,447.27
Beta0.91
1 Month Change-10.38%
3 Month Change-12.11%
1 Year Change-0.60%
3 Year Change3.53%
5 Year Change30.91%
Change since IPO173.81%

Recent News & Updates

Apr 30
Does LG (KRX:003550) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Does LG (KRX:003550) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Legendary fund manager Li Lu (who Charlie Munger backed) once said, 'The biggest investment risk is not the volatility...

Apr 06
At ₩90,500, Is LG Corp. (KRX:003550) Worth Looking At Closely?

At ₩90,500, Is LG Corp. (KRX:003550) Worth Looking At Closely?

Today we're going to take a look at the well-established LG Corp. ( KRX:003550 ). The company's stock saw significant...

Shareholder Returns

A003550KR IndustrialsKR Market
7D-5.0%-1.8%-1.5%
1Y-0.6%2.9%9.7%

Return vs Industry: A003550 underperformed the KR Industrials industry which returned 2.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: A003550 underperformed the KR Market which returned 9.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is A003550's price volatile compared to industry and market?
A003550 volatility
A003550 Average Weekly Movement3.8%
Industrials Industry Average Movement3.6%
Market Average Movement5.9%
10% most volatile stocks in KR Market11.4%
10% least volatile stocks in KR Market3.3%

Stable Share Price: A003550 is less volatile than 75% of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: A003550's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1947n/aKwang-Mo Koohttps://www.lgcorp.com

LG Corp., through its subsidiaries, operates in the electronics, chemicals, and communication and services industries worldwide. The company offers home appliance and air solutions, home entertainment products, mobile communications products, vehicle components, and B2B products; TV, mobile, IT, automobile, and commercial display products, as well as OLED lighting; camera modules, photomasks, and tape substrates; and electronic device semiconductors. It also provides battery, advanced materials, life sciences, and petrochemical industry materials; daily necessities, cosmetics, and beverages; architectural decorative materials, automobile material parts, and other high-functional materials; methyl methacrylate for use in various industrial materials; telecommunications services; and advertising and marketing services.

LG Fundamentals Summary

How do LG's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
A003550 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₩13.08t
Earnings (TTM)₩2.10t
Revenue (TTM)₩7.86t

6.3x

P/E Ratio

1.7x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
A003550 income statement (TTM)
Revenue₩7.86t
Cost of Revenue₩5.17t
Gross Profit₩2.70t
Expenses₩596.06b
Earnings₩2.10t

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)13.11k
Gross Margin34.30%
Net Profit Margin26.73%
Debt/Equity Ratio4.4%

How did A003550 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

3.3%

Current Dividend Yield

20%

Payout Ratio

Does A003550 pay a reliable dividends?

See A003550 dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy A003550 by to receive an upcoming dividend?
LG dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateDec 29 2021
Dividend Pay DateApr 20 2022
Days until Ex dividend31 days
Days until Dividend pay date143 days

Does A003550 pay a reliable dividends?

See A003550 dividend history and benchmarks

Valuation

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

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: A003550 (₩82000) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₩415193.31)

Significantly Below Fair Value: A003550 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: A003550 is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.3x) compared to the KR Industrials industry average (9x).

PE vs Market: A003550 is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.3x) compared to the KR market (15.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: A003550 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: A003550's PB Ratio (0.6x) is in line with the KR Industrials industry average.


Future Growth

How is LG forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?

2.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: A003550's forecast earnings growth (2.7% per year) is below the savings rate (3.6%).

Earnings vs Market: A003550's earnings (2.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the KR market (13.5% per year).

High Growth Earnings: A003550's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: A003550's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the KR market (11.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: A003550's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: A003550's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.2%).


Past Performance

How has LG performed over the past 5 years?

-1.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: A003550 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: A003550's current net profit margins (26.7%) are higher than last year (17%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: A003550's earnings have declined by 1.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: A003550's earnings growth over the past year (90.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (-1.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: A003550 earnings growth over the past year (90.4%) exceeded the Industrials industry 81.9%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: A003550's Return on Equity (10.2%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is LG's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: A003550's short term assets (₩4,794.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (₩1,867.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: A003550's short term assets (₩4,794.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (₩1,174.4B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: A003550 has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: A003550's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 13% to 4.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: A003550's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (93%).

Interest Coverage: A003550 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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

3.34%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayNov 27 2021Ex Dividend DateDec 29 2021Dividend Pay DateApr 20 2022112 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 31 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: A003550's dividend (3.34%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (0.78%).

High Dividend: A003550's dividend (3.34%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (2.44%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: A003550's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: A003550's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (20.1%), A003550's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: A003550's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (18.6% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

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

5.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Kwang-Mo Koo

no data

Tenure

Mr. Kwang-Mo Koo serves as Chairman of LG Corporation and has been its Director since May 2018 and its Chief Executive Officer.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: A003550's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 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

LG Corp.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: LG Corp.
  • Ticker: A003550
  • Exchange: KOSE
  • Founded: 1947
  • Industry: Industrial Conglomerates
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: ₩13.084t
  • Shares outstanding: 160.26m
  • Website: https://www.lgcorp.com

Location

  • LG Corp.
  • LG Twin Tower
  • 128, Yeoui-Daero
  • Seoul
  • South Korea

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/27 08:35
End of Day Share Price2021/11/26 00:00
Earnings2021/09/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.