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KleanNara KOSE:A004540 Stock Report

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17 May, 2022


Company Financials
A004540 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health0/6

A004540 Stock Overview

KleanNara Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells paper products in South Korea.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for KleanNara
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₩4,540.00
52 Week High₩8,270.00
52 Week Low₩3,820.00
1 Month Change2.95%
3 Month Change8.48%
1 Year Change-31.42%
3 Year Change73.28%
5 Year Change-18.64%
Change since IPO-82.45%

Recent News & Updates

Mar 13
These 4 Measures Indicate That KleanNara (KRX:004540) Is Using Debt Extensively

These 4 Measures Indicate That KleanNara (KRX:004540) Is Using Debt Extensively

Howard Marks put it nicely when he said that, rather than worrying about share price volatility, 'The possibility of...

Shareholder Returns

A004540KR Household ProductsKR Market

Return vs Industry: A004540 matched the KR Household Products industry which returned -30.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: A004540 underperformed the KR Market which returned -15.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is A004540's price volatile compared to industry and market?
A004540 volatility
A004540 Average Weekly Movement6.0%
Household Products Industry Average Movement6.0%
Market Average Movement5.5%
10% most volatile stocks in KR Market10.3%
10% least volatile stocks in KR Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: A004540 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: A004540's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1966587Jong-Tae Yoon

KleanNara Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells paper products in South Korea. The company offers rolls, cosmetic tissues, kitchen towels, wet wipes, sanitary pads, diapers for babies and adults, jumbo rolls, hand towels, and napkins. It also provides hand sanitizer gels; industrial packaging papers for pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, household items, confectionery, and stationery; food packing papers; and special papers for transportation of refrigerated/frozen goods and heavy containers.

KleanNara Fundamentals Summary

How do KleanNara's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
A004540 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₩169.07b
Earnings (TTM)₩8.36b
Revenue (TTM)₩578.74b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
A004540 income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₩486.92b
Gross Profit₩91.82b
Other Expenses₩83.46b

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)224.57
Gross Margin15.87%
Net Profit Margin1.44%
Debt/Equity Ratio99.6%

How did A004540 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 1/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: A004540 (₩4540) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₩2642.71)

Significantly Below Fair Value: A004540 is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: A004540 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.2x) compared to the Asian Household Products industry average (18.7x).

PE vs Market: A004540 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.2x) compared to the KR market (14.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate A004540's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: A004540 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the XA Household Products industry average (1.9x).

Future Growth

How is KleanNara forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Household industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as KleanNara has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has KleanNara performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: A004540 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: A004540's current net profit margins (1.4%) are lower than last year (6.4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: A004540 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 33.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: A004540's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: A004540 had negative earnings growth (-78.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Household Products industry average (-12.6%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: A004540's Return on Equity (3.6%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is KleanNara's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 0/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: A004540's short term assets (₩132.3B) do not cover its short term liabilities (₩164.0B).

Long Term Liabilities: A004540's short term assets (₩132.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities (₩205.2B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: A004540's net debt to equity ratio (95.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: A004540's debt to equity ratio has increased from 75% to 99.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: A004540's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (13.7%).

Interest Coverage: A004540's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.8x coverage).

Balance Sheet


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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: A004540's dividend (2.2%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (0.84%).

High Dividend: A004540's dividend (2.2%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (2.73%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether A004540's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.

Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if A004540's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (44.5%), A004540's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: A004540 is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.

Next Steps


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


Jong-Tae Yoon (72 yo)

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Jong-Tae Yoon serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of KleanNara Co., Ltd. (formerly Daehan Pulp Co., Ltd.). Earlier, Jong-Tae Yoon served as Vice President of GS Retail Co., Ltd.


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

KleanNara Co., Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: KleanNara Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: A004540
  • Exchange: KOSE
  • Founded: 1966
  • Industry: Household Products
  • Sector: Household
  • Implied Market Cap: ₩169.066b
  • Shares outstanding: 37.24m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • KleanNara Co., Ltd.
  • Ilshin Building
  • 4th Floor
  • Seoul
  • South Korea


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/17 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/17 00:00
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.