KOSDAQ:A053610

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Executive Summary

Protec Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells semiconductor packaging automation equipment, and pneumatic cylinders and precision parts in South Korea. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.

Share Price & News

How has Protec's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: A053610 is more volatile than 75% of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 13% a week.

Volatility Over Time: A053610's weekly volatility (13%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of KR stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.3%

A053610

-0.8%

KR Semiconductor

0.4%

KR Market


1 Year Return

85.1%

A053610

49.8%

KR Semiconductor

48.3%

KR Market

Return vs Industry: A053610 exceeded the KR Semiconductor industry which returned 49.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: A053610 exceeded the KR Market which returned 48.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

A053610IndustryMarket
7 Day-0.3%-0.8%0.4%
30 Day-13.2%3.1%-3.6%
90 Day1.9%19.2%9.1%
1 Year87.2%85.1%51.2%49.8%52.6%48.3%
3 Year90.5%79.3%57.5%50.4%30.6%21.5%
5 Year312.5%279.2%199.7%172.1%64.7%44.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Protec's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

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

33.76x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: A053610 (₩29150) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₩5289.14)

Significantly Below Fair Value: A053610 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: A053610 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.8x) compared to the KR Semiconductor industry average (20.3x).

PE vs Market: A053610 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.8x) compared to the KR market (19.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate A053610's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: A053610 is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the KR Semiconductor industry average (1.7x).


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Future Growth

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

48.2%

Forecasted Semiconductors 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 Protec 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.


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Past Performance

How has Protec performed over the past 5 years?

16.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: A053610 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: A053610's current net profit margins (11.1%) are lower than last year (20.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: A053610's earnings have grown by 16.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: A053610's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: A053610 had negative earnings growth (-78.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Semiconductor industry average (17.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: A053610's Return on Equity (4.2%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Protec's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: A053610's short term assets (₩137.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (₩16.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: A053610's short term assets (₩137.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (₩1.9B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: A053610's debt to equity ratio (2.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: A053610's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 15.5% to 2.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: A053610's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (283.6%).

Interest Coverage: A053610 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

1.37%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: A053610's dividend (1.37%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (0.71%).

High Dividend: A053610's dividend (1.37%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (2.37%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: A053610's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: A053610's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (46.3%), A053610's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

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


CEO

Seung-Hwan Choi (65 yo)

no data

Tenure

Mr. Seung-Hwan Choi serves as the Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of Protec Co. Ltd. Mr. Choi served as Chief Executive Officer of Daehong Enterprise Co., Ltd. and Kisung Industrial Co. L...


Ownership

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

Protec Co., Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Protec Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: A053610
  • Exchange: KOSDAQ
  • Founded: 1997
  • Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: ₩284.737b
  • Shares outstanding: 9.77m
  • Website: https://www.protec21.co.kr

Location

  • Protec Co., Ltd.
  • 43, Namdongseo-ro
  • 330 Beon-gil
  • Incheon
  • 405-846
  • South Korea

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
A053610KOSDAQ (KOSDAQ)YesCommon StockKRKRWAug 2001

Biography

Protec Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells semiconductor packaging automation equipment, and pneumatic cylinders and precision parts in South Korea. Its products include dispensing systems, die bonders, and a...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/06 08:44
End of Day Share Price2021/03/05 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.