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Market Cap

₩3.6t

Last Updated

2021/09/22 08:32 UTC

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Executive Summary

Korea Gas Corporation engages in the exploration, development, production, import, and wholesale of liquefied natural gas (LNG), compressed natural gas, and natural gas in South Korea and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Acceptable track record and slightly overvalued.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: A036460 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: A036460's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.7%

A036460

8.9%

KR Gas Utilities

-0.09%

KR Market


1 Year Return

69.7%

A036460

69.7%

KR Gas Utilities

31.6%

KR Market

Return vs Industry: A036460 matched the KR Gas Utilities industry which returned 69.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: A036460 exceeded the KR Market which returned 31.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

A036460IndustryMarket
7 Day1.7%8.9%-0.09%
30 Day22.6%23.2%3.5%
90 Day12.0%14.7%-3.0%
1 Year69.7%69.7%74.4%69.7%34.9%31.6%
3 Year-26.5%-29.3%5.3%-1.2%41.5%31.9%
5 Year0.03%-3.8%32.3%22.0%61.0%41.3%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

1.1%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: A036460 (₩41500) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₩41950.71)

Significantly Below Fair Value: A036460 is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: A036460 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (14.1x) compared to the KR Gas Utilities industry average (10.9x).

PE vs Market: A036460 is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.1x) compared to the KR market (17.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: A036460 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: A036460's PB Ratio (0.4x) is in line with the KR Gas Utilities industry average.


Future Growth

How is Korea Gas forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?

13.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: A036460's forecast earnings growth (13.4% per year) is above the savings rate (3.6%).

Earnings vs Market: A036460's earnings (13.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the KR market (13.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: A036460's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: A036460's revenue (3.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the KR market (10.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: A036460's revenue (3.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: A036460's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.3%).


Past Performance

How has Korea Gas performed over the past 5 years?

25.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: A036460 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: A036460 became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: A036460 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 25.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: A036460 has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: A036460 has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Gas Utilities industry (61.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: A036460's Return on Equity (3.2%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Korea Gas's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: A036460's short term assets (₩6,337.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (₩6,269.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: A036460's short term assets (₩6,337.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities (₩20,976.4B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: A036460's debt to equity ratio (254.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: A036460's debt to equity ratio has increased from 236.9% to 254.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: A036460's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.1%).

Interest Coverage: A036460's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Korea Gas's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.93%

Forecast Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate A036460's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate A036460's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if A036460's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if A036460's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: A036460 is not paying a notable dividend for the KR market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of A036460's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the KR market.


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Management

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

6.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Young-Doo Kim (62 yo)

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Tenure

Mr. Young-Doo Kim serves as an Acting President and Chief Executive Officer of Korea Gas Corporation. He served as a Technical Vice President and Executive Director at Korea Gas Corporation since March 29,...


Board Members

Experienced Board: A036460's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).


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

Korea Gas Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Korea Gas Corporation
  • Ticker: A036460
  • Exchange: KOSE
  • Founded: 1983
  • Industry: Gas Utilities
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Market Cap: ₩3.562t
  • Shares outstanding: 85.83m
  • Website: https://www.kogas.or.kr

Number of Employees


Location

  • Korea Gas Corporation
  • 120, Cheomdan-ro
  • Dong-gu
  • Daegu
  • 41062
  • South Korea

Listings


Biography

Korea Gas Corporation engages in the exploration, development, production, import, and wholesale of liquefied natural gas (LNG), compressed natural gas, and natural gas in South Korea and internationally....


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/22 08:32
End of Day Share Price2021/09/17 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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