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Seojin SystemLtd KOSDAQ:A178320 Stock Report

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09 Aug, 2022


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A178320 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth5/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health2/6

A178320 Stock Overview

Seojin System Co., Ltd provides telecom equipment, mechanical products, and LED and other equipment.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Seojin SystemLtd
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₩16,100.00
52 Week High₩23,000.00
52 Week Low₩13,750.00
1 Month Change6.98%
3 Month Change-9.80%
1 Year Change-21.94%
3 Year Change33.33%
5 Year Change74.05%
Change since IPO72.42%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

A178320KR CommunicationsKR Market

Return vs Industry: A178320 exceeded the KR Communications industry which returned -26.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: A178320 matched the KR Market which returned -22.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is A178320's price volatile compared to industry and market?
A178320 volatility
A178320 Average Weekly Movement5.6%
Communications Industry Average Movement6.8%
Market Average Movement6.5%
10% most volatile stocks in KR Market11.0%
10% least volatile stocks in KR Market4.0%

Stable Share Price: A178320 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: A178320's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1996284Dong-Kyu Jeon

Seojin System Co., Ltd provides telecom equipment, mechanical products, and LED and other equipment. It offers telecommunication equipment, such as RRH, RU, cabinets, enclosures, cases, and sever racks; mobile phone frames; automotive parts; semiconductor equipment; aluminum alloys; cable assemblies for power, telecom, data, and other cable industries; and LED cases comprising industrial and sport LED cases, and security and street light cases, as well as products for heavy industries. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Bucheon-si, South Korea.

Seojin SystemLtd Fundamentals Summary

How do Seojin SystemLtd's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
A178320 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₩605.05b
Earnings (TTM)₩42.54b
Revenue (TTM)₩611.68b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
A178320 income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₩498.28b
Gross Profit₩113.40b
Other Expenses₩70.86b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)1.13k
Gross Margin18.54%
Net Profit Margin6.95%
Debt/Equity Ratio79.4%

How did A178320 perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is A178320 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

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A178320 key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA9.3x
PEG Ratio0.5x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does A178320's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

A178320 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for A178320 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average27.7x
A189300 Intellian Technologies
A230240 HFR
A078070 Ubiquoss Holdings
A050890 SOLiD
A178320 Seojin SystemLtd

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: A178320 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.2x) compared to the peer average (27.7x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does A178320's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the KR Communications Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: A178320 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.2x) compared to the KR Communications industry average (13.6x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is A178320's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

A178320 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio14.2x
Fair PE Ratio20.4x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: A178320 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (20.4x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of A178320 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: A178320 (₩16100) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₩26221.43)

Significantly Below Fair Value: A178320 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is Seojin SystemLtd forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 5/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: A178320's forecast earnings growth (29.9% per year) is above the savings rate (3.6%).

Earnings vs Market: A178320's earnings (29.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the KR market (16.2% per year).

High Growth Earnings: A178320's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: A178320's revenue (28.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the KR market (9.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: A178320's revenue (28.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: A178320's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15%).

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Past Performance

How has Seojin SystemLtd 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: A178320 has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: A178320 became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: A178320's earnings have grown by 0.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: A178320 has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: A178320 has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Communications industry (41.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: A178320's Return on Equity (7.8%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Seojin SystemLtd's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 2/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: A178320's short term assets (₩699.0B) exceed its short term liabilities (₩466.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: A178320's short term assets (₩699.0B) exceed its long term liabilities (₩249.5B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: A178320's net debt to equity ratio (64.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: A178320's debt to equity ratio has increased from 70.1% to 79.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: A178320's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: A178320's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.3x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Seojin SystemLtd current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 1/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: A178320's dividend (0.93%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (0.94%).

High Dividend: A178320's dividend (0.93%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (3%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: A178320 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: A178320's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (13.1%), A178320's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: A178320 is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.

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


Dong-Kyu Jeon (52 yo)

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Mr. Dong-Kyu Jeon serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Seojin System 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

Seojin System Co.,Ltd's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Seojin System Co.,Ltd
  • Ticker: A178320
  • Exchange: KOSDAQ
  • Founded: 1996
  • Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Sector: Tech
  • Implied Market Cap: ₩605.048b
  • Shares outstanding: 37.58m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Seojin System Co.,Ltd
  • 20-22 Saneom-ro
  • Ojeong-gu
  • Bucheon-Si
  • Gyeonggi-do
  • South Korea


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/09 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/09 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.