A006260 Stock Overview
LS Corp., through its subsidiaries, engages in electric power, automation, machinery, materials, and energy businesses in South Korea and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||₩59,100.00|
|52 Week High||₩74,900.00|
|52 Week Low||₩47,250.00|
|1 Month Change||10.06%|
|3 Month Change||19.88%|
|1 Year Change||-18.14%|
|3 Year Change||27.65%|
|5 Year Change||-18.93%|
|Change since IPO||271.70%|
Recent News & Updates
|A006260||KR Electrical||KR Market|
Return vs Industry: A006260 underperformed the KR Electrical industry which returned 34.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: A006260 underperformed the KR Market which returned -14.3% over the past year.
|A006260 Average Weekly Movement||4.1%|
|Electrical Industry Average Movement||6.1%|
|Market Average Movement||5.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in KR Market||10.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in KR Market||3.1%|
Stable Share Price: A006260 is less volatile than 75% of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: A006260's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
LS Corp., through its subsidiaries, engages in electric power, automation, machinery, materials, and energy businesses in South Korea and internationally. The company offers electric power transmission/distribution and telecommunication products, including power and telecommunication cables, switchgears/switch boards, electronic meters, and transformers/EHV transformers; and automation products comprising inverters and programmable logic controllers, as well as LNG/LPG distribution services. It also provides materials, such as electronic copper cathodes and copper rods; and machinery and components, such as agricultural machinery/tractors, injection molding systems, and magnet wires.
LS Fundamentals Summary
|A006260 fundamental statistics|
Is A006260 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|A006260 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||₩11.46t|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||10.05k|
|Net Profit Margin||2.13%|
How did A006260 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is LS undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: A006260 (₩59100) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₩104989.76)
Significantly Below Fair Value: A006260 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: A006260 is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.9x) compared to the KR Electrical industry average (17.1x).
PE vs Market: A006260 is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.9x) compared to the KR market (14x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: A006260 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: A006260 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the KR Electrical industry average (1.6x).
How is LS forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: A006260's forecast earnings growth (5.5% per year) is above the savings rate (3.5%).
Earnings vs Market: A006260's earnings (5.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the KR market (14.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: A006260's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: A006260's revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the KR market (9.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: A006260's revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: A006260's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.8%).
How has LS performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: A006260 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: A006260's current net profit margins (2.1%) are higher than last year (1.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: A006260's earnings have declined by 4.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: A006260's earnings growth over the past year (118.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (-4.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: A006260 earnings growth over the past year (118.9%) exceeded the Electrical industry 56.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: A006260's Return on Equity (7.5%) is considered low.
How is LS's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: A006260's short term assets (₩7,453.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (₩5,173.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: A006260's short term assets (₩7,453.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (₩2,741.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: A006260's net debt to equity ratio (71.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: A006260's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 124.3% to 102.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: A006260's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: A006260's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.7x coverage).
What is LS current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 3/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: A006260's dividend (2.45%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (0.85%).
High Dividend: A006260's dividend (2.45%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (2.72%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, A006260 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: A006260's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 5 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (14.4%), A006260's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: A006260 is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Kwang-Woo Lee (67 yo)
Mr. Kwang-Woo Lee has been the Chief Executive Officer of LS Corp. since 2008 and its Vice Chairman since 2015. Mr. Lee served as President at LS Corp. Mr. Lee served as an In charge of Management Strateg...
Experienced Board: A006260's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
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.
LS Corp.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: LS Corp.
- Ticker: A006260
- Exchange: KOSE
- Founded: 1936
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: ₩1.644t
- Shares outstanding: 27.77m
- Website: https://www.lsholdings.com
Number of Employees
- LS Corp.
- LS Yongsan Tower
- 17-18 Floor
- South Korea
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/12 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/12 00:00|
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.