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Hankuk Steel WireKOSDAQ:A025550 Stock Report

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26 Nov, 2021


Company Financials
A025550 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health2/6

A025550 Stock Overview

Hankuk Steel Wire Co., Ltd. produces and sells steel products in South Korea.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Hankuk Steel Wire
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₩4,355.00
52 Week High₩14,700.00
52 Week Low₩3,020.00
1 Month Change-49.42%
3 Month Change-49.42%
1 Year Change34.00%
3 Year Change48.38%
5 Year Change44.68%
Change since IPO184.64%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

A025550KR Metals and MiningKR Market

Return vs Industry: A025550 exceeded the KR Metals and Mining industry which returned 26.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: A025550 exceeded the KR Market which returned 11.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is A025550's price volatile compared to industry and market?
A025550 volatility
A025550 Average Weekly Movement18.2%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement6.1%
Market Average Movement5.9%
10% most volatile stocks in KR Market11.3%
10% least volatile stocks in KR Market3.3%

Stable Share Price: A025550 is more volatile than 90% of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 18% a week.

Volatility Over Time: A025550's weekly volatility has increased from 13% to 18% over the past year.

About the Company

1974200Jye-Hoon Lee

Hankuk Steel Wire Co., Ltd. produces and sells steel products in South Korea. It offers mild steel wires, such as low carbon, zinc coated low carbon, and dull finish galvanized steel wires for coloring and painting; hard steel wires comprising hard drawn steel, piano, zinc coated steel, alloy plating, and shaped wires; wire ropes; stainless steel wires; and shape steel products, such as angles, channels, reinforcing bars, rails, H-beams, I-beams, etc. The company was founded in 1974 and is based in Busan, South Korea.

Hankuk Steel Wire Fundamentals Summary

How do Hankuk Steel Wire's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
A025550 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₩102.50b
Earnings (TTM)₩8.00b
Revenue (TTM)₩194.30b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
A025550 income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₩164.07b
Gross Profit₩30.24b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)353.26
Gross Margin15.56%
Net Profit Margin4.12%
Debt/Equity Ratio99.8%

How did A025550 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is Hankuk Steel Wire undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: A025550 (₩4355) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₩4319.11)

Significantly Below Fair Value: A025550 is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: A025550 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (12.3x) compared to the KR Metals and Mining industry average (9x).

PE vs Market: A025550 is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.3x) compared to the KR market (15.7x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate A025550's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: A025550 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the KR Metals and Mining industry average (0.8x).

Future Growth

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


Forecasted Materials 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 Hankuk Steel Wire 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 Hankuk Steel Wire performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: A025550 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: A025550's current net profit margins (4.1%) are higher than last year (1.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: A025550's earnings have grown by 0.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: A025550's earnings growth over the past year (265.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (0.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: A025550 earnings growth over the past year (265.7%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 198%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: A025550's Return on Equity (8.2%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Hankuk Steel Wire's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: A025550's short term assets (₩101.6B) do not cover its short term liabilities (₩111.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: A025550's short term assets (₩101.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (₩24.0B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: A025550's net debt to equity ratio (94.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: A025550's debt to equity ratio has increased from 79.1% to 99.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: A025550's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (13.3%).

Interest Coverage: A025550's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.5x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is Hankuk Steel Wire current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate A025550's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate A025550's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if A025550's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if A025550's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: A025550 is not paying a notable dividend for the KR market.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of A025550's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the KR market.

Next Steps


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


Jye-Hoon Lee (56 yo)



Mr. Jye-Hoon Lee has been the Chief Executive Officer of Hankuk Steel Wire Co. Ltd. since March 2004. Mr. Lee served at Adobe System Inc. Mr. Lee is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from Seoul National...


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

Hankuk Steel Wire Co., Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Hankuk Steel Wire Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: A025550
  • Exchange: KOSDAQ
  • Founded: 1974
  • Industry: Steel
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: ₩102.497b
  • Shares outstanding: 22.65m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Hankuk Steel Wire Co., Ltd.
  • 27 Hasinbeonyeongro
  • Sinpyeong-dong
  • Busan
  • South Korea


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/26 08:34
End of Day Share Price2021/11/26 00:00
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.