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Executive Summary

ABOV Semiconductor Co., Ltd. designs, manufactures, and sells microcontrollers, and memory and semiconductor solutions in South Korea and internationally. More Details


Trading at 62.8% below our estimate of its fair value

Earnings grew by 148.7% over the past year

Pays a reliable dividend of 1.49%

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for A102120 from our risk checks.

Snowflake Analysis

Outstanding track record with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.

Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: A102120 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: A102120's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




KR Semiconductor


KR Market

1 Year Return




KR Semiconductor


KR Market

Return vs Industry: A102120 exceeded the KR Semiconductor industry which returned 47.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: A102120 exceeded the KR Market which returned 46.1% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-4.6%-0.8%0.4%
30 Day-16.3%3.1%-3.6%
90 Day7.2%19.2%9.1%
1 Year53.3%51.4%51.2%49.8%52.6%48.3%
3 Year118.0%104.6%57.5%50.4%30.6%21.5%
5 Year118.5%101.8%199.7%172.1%64.7%44.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is ABOV Semiconductor 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: A102120 (₩13400) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₩36004.41)

Significantly Below Fair Value: A102120 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: A102120 is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.3x) compared to the KR Semiconductor industry average (20.6x).

PE vs Market: A102120 is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.3x) compared to the KR market (19.7x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate A102120's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: A102120 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the KR Semiconductor industry average (1.8x).

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Future Growth

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


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 ABOV Semiconductor 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 ABOV Semiconductor performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: A102120 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: A102120's current net profit margins (14.7%) are higher than last year (7.5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: A102120's earnings have grown significantly by 23.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: A102120's earnings growth over the past year (148.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (23.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: A102120 earnings growth over the past year (148.7%) exceeded the Semiconductor industry 17.3%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: A102120's Return on Equity (20.9%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is ABOV Semiconductor's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: A102120's short term assets (₩108.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (₩34.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: A102120's short term assets (₩108.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (₩7.0B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: A102120's debt to equity ratio (22.8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: A102120's debt to equity ratio has increased from 6% to 22.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: A102120's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (101.7%).

Interest Coverage: A102120 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is ABOV Semiconductor current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: A102120's dividend (1.49%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (0.7%).

High Dividend: A102120's dividend (1.49%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (2.35%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: A102120's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: A102120's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (15.3%), A102120'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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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Won Choi (57 yo)

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Mr. Won Choi serves as Chief Executive Officer of ABOV Semiconductor Co Ltd. Mr. Choi Graduated from Korea Aerospace University in Electronics Engineering and Computer Engineering.


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

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

Key Information

  • Name: ABOV Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: A102120
  • Exchange: KOSDAQ
  • Founded: 2006
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sector: Semiconductors
  • Market Cap: ₩221.379b
  • Shares outstanding: 16.52m
  • Website: https://www.abov.co.kr


  • ABOV Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
  • 93, Gangni 1-gil
  • Ochang-eup
  • Cheongju-Si
  • Chungcheongbuk-do
  • 363-885
  • South Korea


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
A102120KOSDAQ (KOSDAQ)YesCommon StockKRKRWJun 2009


ABOV Semiconductor Co., Ltd. designs, manufactures, and sells microcontrollers, and memory and semiconductor solutions in South Korea and internationally. It offers general purpose MCUs, including 8-bit, 3...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

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