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Samsung Publishing KOSE:A068290 Stock Report

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21 May, 2022


Company Financials
A068290 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6

A068290 Stock Overview

Samsung Publishing Co., Ltd engages in the publishing business in South Korea.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Samsung Publishing
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₩27,750.00
52 Week High₩53,000.00
52 Week Low₩24,250.00
1 Month Change-11.77%
3 Month Change-2.12%
1 Year Change-35.62%
3 Year Change71.83%
5 Year Change169.42%
Change since IPO988.24%

Recent News & Updates

Apr 19
Here's Why I Think Samsung Publishing (KRX:068290) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

Here's Why I Think Samsung Publishing (KRX:068290) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

It's only natural that many investors, especially those who are new to the game, prefer to buy shares in 'sexy' stocks...

Mar 23
These 4 Measures Indicate That Samsung Publishing (KRX:068290) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

These 4 Measures Indicate That Samsung Publishing (KRX:068290) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

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

Shareholder Returns

A068290KR MediaKR Market

Return vs Industry: A068290 underperformed the KR Media industry which returned -11.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: A068290 underperformed the KR Market which returned -14.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is A068290's price volatile compared to industry and market?
A068290 volatility
A068290 Average Weekly Movement5.0%
Media Industry Average Movement4.9%
Market Average Movement5.6%
10% most volatile stocks in KR Market10.4%
10% least volatile stocks in KR Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: A068290 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: A068290's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1951162Jin-Yong Kim

Samsung Publishing Co., Ltd engages in the publishing business in South Korea. It offers workbooks/art books, sticker books/sound books, pop-up books/play books, and life/awareness books, as well as masterpiece/original/creative books. The company also provides stationery products; toys and games; and tableware, safety/sanitation, bath/water, sports/outdoor, and fashion accessories.

Samsung Publishing Fundamentals Summary

How do Samsung Publishing's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
A068290 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₩277.50b
Earnings (TTM)₩3.16b
Revenue (TTM)₩187.48b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
A068290 income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₩86.87b
Gross Profit₩100.61b
Other Expenses₩97.45b

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)315.94
Gross Margin53.66%
Net Profit Margin1.69%
Debt/Equity Ratio9.8%

How did A068290 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: A068290 (₩27750) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₩126240.73)

Significantly Below Fair Value: A068290 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: A068290 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (87.8x) compared to the KR Media industry average (17.1x).

PE vs Market: A068290 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (87.8x) compared to the KR market (14.1x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate A068290's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: A068290's PB Ratio (1.5x) is in line with the KR Media industry average.

Future Growth

How is Samsung Publishing 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 Media 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 Samsung Publishing 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 Samsung Publishing 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: A068290 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: A068290's current net profit margins (1.7%) are lower than last year (31.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: A068290's earnings have grown significantly by 58.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: A068290's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: A068290 had negative earnings growth (-94.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Media industry average (41.6%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: A068290's Return on Equity (2.7%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Samsung Publishing's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: A068290's short term assets (₩108.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (₩62.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: A068290's short term assets (₩108.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (₩52.8B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: A068290 has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: A068290's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 38.2% to 9.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: A068290's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (202.9%).

Interest Coverage: A068290's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.8x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is Samsung Publishing 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: A068290's dividend (0.72%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (0.85%).

High Dividend: A068290's dividend (0.72%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (2.75%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, A068290 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: A068290's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (63.3%), A068290's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (5%), A068290's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by cash flows.

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


Jin-Yong Kim (65 yo)

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Mr. Jin-Yong Kim is the Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director at Samsung Publishing Co., Ltd. He served as a Director of F&F 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

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

Key Information

  • Name: Samsung Publishing Co., Ltd
  • Ticker: A068290
  • Exchange: KOSE
  • Founded: 1951
  • Industry: Publishing
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: ₩277.500b
  • Shares outstanding: 10.00m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Samsung Publishing Co., Ltd
  • Myeongdalo 94
  • Seocho-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 Analysis2022/05/21 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/20 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.