GS Engineering & Construction Corporation engages in the civil works and architectural construction, construction and sale of new houses, repairs and maintenance, general construction, and technology consultation activities in South Korea and internationally. More Details
Very undervalued with adequate balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has GS Engineering & Construction's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: A006360 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: A006360's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: A006360 exceeded the KR Construction industry which returned 53.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: A006360 exceeded the KR Market which returned 60.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is GS Engineering & Construction's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StAre Investors Undervaluing GS Engineering & Construction Corporation (KRX:006360) By 36%?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDo Its Financials Have Any Role To Play In Driving GS Engineering & Construction Corporation's (KRX:006360) Stock Up Recently?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDid Business Growth Power GS Engineering & Construction's (KRX:006360) Share Price Gain of 107%?
Is GS Engineering & Construction 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: A006360 (₩43450) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₩82548.34)
Significantly Below Fair Value: A006360 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: A006360 is good value based on its PE Ratio (10x) compared to the KR Construction industry average (13.4x).
PE vs Market: A006360 is good value based on its PE Ratio (10x) compared to the KR market (21x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: A006360 is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: A006360 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the KR Construction industry average (1.1x).
How is GS Engineering & Construction forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 23 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: A006360's forecast earnings growth (11.7% per year) is above the savings rate (3.6%).
Earnings vs Market: A006360's earnings (11.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the KR market (24.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: A006360's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: A006360's revenue (6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the KR market (8.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: A006360's revenue (6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: A006360's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.6%).
How has GS Engineering & Construction performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: A006360 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: A006360's current net profit margins (3.8%) are lower than last year (4.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: A006360's earnings have grown significantly by 44% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: A006360's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: A006360 had negative earnings growth (-17.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Construction industry average (19.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: A006360's Return on Equity (8%) is considered low.
How is GS Engineering & Construction's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: A006360's short term assets (₩7,782.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (₩1,371.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: A006360's short term assets (₩7,782.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities (₩8,524.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: A006360's debt to equity ratio (56.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: A006360's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 105.4% to 56.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: A006360's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21.6%).
Interest Coverage: A006360's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.3x coverage).
What is GS Engineering & Construction current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: A006360's dividend (2.3%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (0.65%).
High Dividend: A006360's dividend (2.3%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (2.09%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: A006360's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: A006360's dividend payments have not increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (22.9%), A006360's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: A006360's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (15.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Byeong-Yong Lim (58 yo)
Mr. Byeong-Yong Lim has been the Chief Executive Officer of GS Engineering & Construction Corporation since June 17, 2013 and serves its Vice Chairman since March 2019. Mr. Lim also serves as President of ...
Experienced Board: A006360's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.2 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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 6.8%.
GS Engineering & Construction Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GS Engineering & Construction Corporation
- Ticker: A006360
- Exchange: KOSE
- Founded: 1969
- Industry: Construction and Engineering
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: ₩3.718t
- Shares outstanding: 84.80m
- Website: https://www.gsenc.com
Number of Employees
- GS Engineering & Construction Corporation
- GRAN Seoul
- 33 Jong-ro
- South Korea
GS Engineering & Construction Corporation engages in the civil works and architectural construction, construction and sale of new houses, repairs and maintenance, general construction, and technology consu...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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