A051910 Stock Overview
LG Chem, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the petrochemicals, energy solutions, advanced materials, life sciences, and common and others businesses in South Korea, China, Asia, the United States, Europe, and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||₩696,000.00|
|52 Week High||₩1,043,000.00|
|52 Week Low||₩611,000.00|
|1 Month Change||11.36%|
|3 Month Change||-14.91%|
|1 Year Change||-28.62%|
|3 Year Change||86.35%|
|5 Year Change||157.78%|
|Change since IPO||5,380.32%|
Recent News & Updates
|A051910||KR Chemicals||KR Market|
Return vs Industry: A051910 underperformed the KR Chemicals industry which returned -15.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: A051910 underperformed the KR Market which returned -9.7% over the past year.
|A051910 Average Weekly Movement||6.1%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||5.6%|
|Market Average Movement||5.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in KR Market||11.1%|
|10% least volatile stocks in KR Market||3.4%|
Stable Share Price: A051910 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: A051910's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
LG Chem, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the petrochemicals, energy solutions, advanced materials, life sciences, and common and others businesses in South Korea, China, Asia, the United States, Europe, and internationally. It provides olefin petrochemicals, including ethylene, propylene, butadiene from Naphtha; synthetic resin and synthetic components from olefin, and aromatic petrochemicals, such as benzene; propylene, polypropylene, bisphenol A, acrylonitrile butadiene styrenes, EP, polyvinyl chloride, plasticizers, acrylics, super absorbent polymers, synthetic rubber, and others. The company also manufactures and supplies IT and new application batteries for mobile phones and laptop computers; automotive batteries for electric vehicles; and energy storage system batteries.
LG Chem Fundamentals Summary
|A051910 fundamental statistics|
Is A051910 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|A051910 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||₩29.78t|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||29.71k|
|Net Profit Margin||5.70%|
How did A051910 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.4%Current Dividend Yield
Is LG Chem 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: A051910 (₩696000) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₩874910.6)
Significantly Below Fair Value: A051910 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: A051910 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.4x) compared to the KR Chemicals industry average (16.4x).
PE vs Market: A051910 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.4x) compared to the KR market (15.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: A051910's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: A051910 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the KR Chemicals industry average (1.2x).
How is LG Chem forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 25 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: A051910's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.1% per year).
Earnings vs Market: A051910's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: A051910's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: A051910's revenue (13.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the KR market (10.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: A051910's revenue (13.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: A051910's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.5%).
How has LG Chem performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: A051910 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: A051910's current net profit margins (5.7%) are higher than last year (2.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: A051910's earnings have declined by 8.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: A051910's earnings growth over the past year (175.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (-8.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: A051910 earnings growth over the past year (175.5%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 27.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: A051910's Return on Equity (12.9%) is considered low.
How is LG Chem's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: A051910's short term assets (₩20,531.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (₩14,865.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: A051910's short term assets (₩20,531.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (₩12,277.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: A051910's net debt to equity ratio (41.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: A051910's debt to equity ratio has increased from 23.7% to 60.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: A051910's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (42.1%).
Interest Coverage: A051910's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (38.3x coverage).
What is LG Chem current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: A051910's dividend (1.44%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (0.78%).
High Dividend: A051910's dividend (1.44%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (2.47%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: A051910's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: A051910's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (31.1%), A051910's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: A051910's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (24% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
H.C. Shin (64 yo)
Mr. Hak-Cheol Shin, also known as H.C., serves Chief Executive Officer of LG Chem, Ltd. since March 15, 2019 and served as its Vice Chairman since March 15, 2019. He serves as Director at LG Chem, Ltd.sin...
Experienced Board: A051910's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
LG Chem, Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: LG Chem, Ltd.
- Ticker: A051910
- Exchange: KOSE
- Founded: 1947
- Industry: Commodity Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: ₩51.362t
- Shares outstanding: 77.89m
- Website: https://www.lgchem.com
Number of Employees
- LG Chem, Ltd.
- LG Twin Towers
- 128, Yeoui-daero
- South Korea
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/20 15:52|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/20 00:00|
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.