KOSE:A012750

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Market Cap

₩2.8t

Last Updated

2021/06/18 09:09 UTC

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Company Financials +

Executive Summary

S-1 Corporation provides safety and security services in South Korea and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with proven track record and pays a dividend.

Share Price & News

How has S-1's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: A012750 is less volatile than 75% of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: A012750's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.4%

A012750

-0.5%

KR Commercial Services

0.7%

KR Market


1 Year Return

-8.3%

A012750

21.5%

KR Commercial Services

50.2%

KR Market

Return vs Industry: A012750 underperformed the KR Commercial Services industry which returned 21.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: A012750 underperformed the KR Market which returned 50.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

A012750IndustryMarket
7 Day-3.4%-0.5%0.7%
30 Day0.2%4.1%2.8%
90 Day-1.4%14.9%6.6%
1 Year-5.6%-8.3%24.8%21.5%54.3%50.2%
3 Year-9.0%-16.1%26.3%15.8%45.5%35.6%
5 Year-15.8%-25.2%12.3%-1.8%78.6%57.1%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is S-1's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is S-1 undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

36.5%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: A012750 (₩81500) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₩126588.47)

Significantly Below Fair Value: A012750 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: A012750 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.4x) compared to the KR Commercial Services industry average (18x).

PE vs Market: A012750 is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.4x) compared to the KR market (18.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: A012750 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: A012750 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the KR Commercial Services industry average (1.9x).


Future Growth

How is S-1 forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

7.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: A012750's forecast earnings growth (7.5% per year) is above the savings rate (3.6%).

Earnings vs Market: A012750's earnings (7.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the KR market (14.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: A012750's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: A012750's revenue (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the KR market (9.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: A012750's revenue (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: A012750's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.7%).


Past Performance

How has S-1 performed over the past 5 years?

0.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: A012750 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: A012750's current net profit margins (6.6%) are higher than last year (6.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: A012750's earnings have grown by 0.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: A012750's earnings growth over the past year (3.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (0.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: A012750 earnings growth over the past year (3.5%) underperformed the Commercial Services industry 24.6%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: A012750's Return on Equity (11.1%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is S-1's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: A012750's short term assets (₩817.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (₩464.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: A012750's short term assets (₩817.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (₩113.2B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: A012750 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: A012750 had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: A012750 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: A012750 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is S-1 current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.11%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: A012750's dividend (3.07%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (0.65%).

High Dividend: A012750's dividend (3.07%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (2.12%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, A012750 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: A012750 has only been paying a dividend for 2 years, and since then payments have not increased.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (56.6%), A012750's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: A012750's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (57.8% payout ratio).


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Management

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

1.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Hee-Chan Roh

1.42yrs

Tenure

Mr. Hee-Chan Roh serves as Chairman, General Manager, President & Chief Executive Officer at S-1 Corporation since 2020 and has been its Executive Director since 2020. He served as the Chief Financial Offi...


Board Members

Experienced Board: A012750's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

S-1 Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: S-1 Corporation
  • Ticker: A012750
  • Exchange: KOSE
  • Founded: 1977
  • Industry: Security and Alarm Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: ₩2.756t
  • Shares outstanding: 33.81m
  • Website: https://www.s1.co.kr

Number of Employees


Location

  • S-1 Corporation
  • S-1 Building
  • 25, Sejong-daero 7-gil
  • Seoul
  • South Korea

Listings


Biography

S-1 Corporation provides safety and security services in South Korea and internationally. Its physical security solutions include alarm monitoring services, physical security information management softwar...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/06/18 09:09
End of Day Share Price2021/06/18 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
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.