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LS KOSE:A006260 Stock Report

Last Price

₩59.10k

Market Cap

₩1.6t

7D

3.3%

1Y

-18.1%

Updated

12 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
A006260 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation5/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends2/6

A006260 Stock Overview

LS Corp., through its subsidiaries, engages in electric power, automation, machinery, materials, and energy businesses in South Korea and internationally.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for LS
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₩59,100.00
52 Week High₩74,900.00
52 Week Low₩47,250.00
Beta1.42
1 Month Change10.06%
3 Month Change19.88%
1 Year Change-18.14%
3 Year Change27.65%
5 Year Change-18.93%
Change since IPO271.70%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

A006260KR ElectricalKR Market
7D3.3%-3.1%-3.3%
1Y-18.1%34.3%-14.3%

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.

Price Volatility

Is A006260's price volatile compared to industry and market?
A006260 volatility
A006260 Average Weekly Movement4.1%
Electrical Industry Average Movement6.1%
Market Average Movement5.5%
10% most volatile stocks in KR Market10.4%
10% least volatile stocks in KR Market3.1%

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

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
193669Kwang-Woo Leehttps://www.lsholdings.com

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

How do LS's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
A006260 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₩1.64t
Earnings (TTM)₩278.98b
Revenue (TTM)₩13.09t

5.9x

P/E Ratio

0.1x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
A006260 income statement (TTM)
Revenue₩13.09t
Cost of Revenue₩11.46t
Gross Profit₩1.63t
Other Expenses₩1.35t
Earnings₩278.98b

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)10.05k
Gross Margin12.42%
Net Profit Margin2.13%
Debt/Equity Ratio102.5%

How did A006260 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.5%

Current Dividend Yield

14%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

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

Valuation Score

5/6

Valuation Score 5/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


43.7%

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).


Future Growth

How is LS forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?

Future Growth Score

1/6

Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


5.5%

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%).


Past Performance

How has LS performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

4/6

Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-4.1%

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.


Financial Health

How is LS's financial position?

Financial Health Score

4/6

Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

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).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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

Dividend Score

3/6

Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


2.45%

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.


Next Steps

Management

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

3.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Kwang-Woo Lee (67 yo)

14.33yrs

Tenure

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...


Board Members

Experienced Board: A006260's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 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

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


Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • LS Corp.
  • LS Yongsan Tower
  • 17-18 Floor
  • Seoul
  • 4386
  • South Korea

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/12 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/12 00:00
Earnings2021/12/31
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.