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Youlchon ChemicalLtd KOSE:A008730 Stock Report

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17 May, 2022


Company Financials
A008730 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health4/6

A008730 Stock Overview

Youlchon Chemical Co.,Ltd. produces and sells functional packaging materials.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Youlchon ChemicalLtd
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₩22,150.00
52 Week High₩28,450.00
52 Week Low₩18,550.00
1 Month Change-6.34%
3 Month Change-11.04%
1 Year Change-2.21%
3 Year Change65.92%
5 Year Change66.54%
Change since IPO1,803.52%

Recent News & Updates

Apr 08
Should Youlchon Chemical Co.,Ltd. (KRX:008730) Be Part Of Your Dividend Portfolio?

Should Youlchon Chemical Co.,Ltd. (KRX:008730) Be Part Of Your Dividend Portfolio?

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Mar 24
Youlchon ChemicalLtd (KRX:008730) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Youlchon ChemicalLtd (KRX:008730) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

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Shareholder Returns

A008730KR PackagingKR Market

Return vs Industry: A008730 exceeded the KR Packaging industry which returned -11.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: A008730 exceeded the KR Market which returned -15.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is A008730's price volatile compared to industry and market?
A008730 volatility
A008730 Average Weekly Movement3.7%
Packaging Industry Average Movement3.9%
Market Average Movement5.5%
10% most volatile stocks in KR Market10.3%
10% least volatile stocks in KR Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: A008730 is less volatile than 75% of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: A008730's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1973787Dong-Youn Shin

Youlchon Chemical Co.,Ltd. produces and sells functional packaging materials. The company offers adhesive and composite materials for surface protection of various electronic materials; release materials for general industrial-purpose and optical materials; and hard coating materials for display materials.

Youlchon ChemicalLtd Fundamentals Summary

How do Youlchon ChemicalLtd's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
A008730 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₩549.32b
Earnings (TTM)₩8.45b
Revenue (TTM)₩538.73b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
A008730 income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₩486.10b
Gross Profit₩52.63b
Other Expenses₩44.18b

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)340.83
Gross Margin9.77%
Net Profit Margin1.57%
Debt/Equity Ratio58.0%

How did A008730 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 0/6

  • 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: A008730 (₩22150) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₩7319.44)

Significantly Below Fair Value: A008730 is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: A008730 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65x) compared to the KR Packaging industry average (16.1x).

PE vs Market: A008730 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65x) compared to the KR market (14.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate A008730's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: A008730 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the KR Packaging industry average (1.1x).

Future Growth

How is Youlchon ChemicalLtd 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 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 Youlchon ChemicalLtd 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 Youlchon ChemicalLtd performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: A008730 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: A008730's current net profit margins (1.6%) are lower than last year (3.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: A008730's earnings have declined by 11.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: A008730's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: A008730 had negative earnings growth (-58.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Packaging industry average (-4.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: A008730's Return on Equity (2.4%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Youlchon ChemicalLtd's financial position?

Financial Health Score


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: A008730's short term assets (₩269.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (₩169.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: A008730's short term assets (₩269.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (₩151.0B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: A008730's net debt to equity ratio (38.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if A008730's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: A008730's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (16.9%).

Interest Coverage: A008730's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.8x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is Youlchon ChemicalLtd current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 1/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: A008730's dividend (2.26%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (0.84%).

High Dividend: A008730's dividend (2.26%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (2.73%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, A008730 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: A008730 has only been paying a dividend for 3 years, and since then payments have not increased.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (146.7%), A008730's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: A008730 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?


Dong-Youn Shin (63 yo)

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Dong-Youn Shin serves as Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Youl Chon Chemical Co., Ltd. Dong-Youn Shin served as Director of Youlchon Chemical 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

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

Key Information

  • Name: Youlchon Chemical Co.,Ltd.
  • Ticker: A008730
  • Exchange: KOSE
  • Founded: 1973
  • Industry: Metal and Glass Containers
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: ₩549.320b
  • Shares outstanding: 24.80m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Youlchon Chemical Co.,Ltd.
  • 112, Yeouidaebang-ro 24-gil
  • Dongjak-gu
  • 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.