A036460 Stock Overview
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.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||₩33,800.00|
|52 Week High||₩51,800.00|
|52 Week Low||₩33,000.00|
|1 Month Change||-22.30%|
|3 Month Change||-12.77%|
|1 Year Change||-29.07%|
|3 Year Change||-15.08%|
|5 Year Change||-19.72%|
|Change since IPO||3.05%|
Recent News & Updates
|A036460||KR Gas Utilities||KR Market|
Return vs Industry: A036460 underperformed the KR Gas Utilities industry which returned 9.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: A036460 matched the KR Market which returned -28.7% over the past year.
|A036460 Average Weekly Movement||6.2%|
|Gas Utilities Industry Average Movement||4.2%|
|Market Average Movement||5.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in KR Market||10.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in KR Market||3.6%|
Stable Share Price: A036460 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: A036460's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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. The company offers LNG to power generation plants, power generating companies, and city gas companies. It also engages in oil and gas exploration, development, and production projects in various locations, including Australia, Iraq, and Mozambique; and LNG terminal operation and maintenance activities.
Korea Gas Fundamentals Summary
|A036460 fundamental statistics|
Is A036460 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|A036460 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||₩35.75t|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||16.01k|
|Net Profit Margin||3.64%|
How did A036460 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
8.1%Current Dividend Yield
Is A036460 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 6/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for A036460?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is A036460's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does A036460's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|A036460 PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
A016710 Daesung Holdings
A017390 Seoul City Gas
A117580 Daesung Energy
A036460 Korea Gas
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: A036460 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.1x) compared to the peer average (38.6x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does A036460's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Asian Gas Utilities Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: A036460 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.1x) compared to the Asian Gas Utilities industry average (16.2x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is A036460'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.
|Current PE Ratio||2.1x|
|Fair PE Ratio||5.1x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: A036460 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.1x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.1x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of A036460 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: A036460 (₩33800) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₩207097.02)
Significantly Below Fair Value: A036460 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: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Korea Gas forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: A036460's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5.8% per year).
Earnings vs Market: A036460's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: A036460's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: A036460's revenue (0.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the KR market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: A036460's revenue (0.3% 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 (9.4%).
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How has Korea Gas performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: A036460 has a large one-off gain of ₩528.5B impacting its June 30 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: A036460's current net profit margins (3.6%) are higher than last year (1.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: A036460 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 61.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: A036460's earnings growth over the past year (445.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (61.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: A036460 earnings growth over the past year (445.4%) exceeded the Gas Utilities industry 8.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: A036460's Return on Equity (14%) is considered low.
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How is Korea Gas's financial position?
Financial Health Score0/6
Financial Health Score 0/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: A036460's short term assets (₩10,742.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities (₩13,733.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: A036460's short term assets (₩10,742.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities (₩21,478.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: A036460's net debt to equity ratio (268.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: A036460's debt to equity ratio has increased from 240% to 278.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: A036460's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: A036460's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.4x coverage).
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What is Korea Gas's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Korea Gas Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (Korea Gas)||8.1%|
|Market Bottom 25% (KR)||1.1%|
|Market Top 25% (KR)||3.5%|
|Industry Average (Gas Utilities)||3.9%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Korea Gas)||7.8%|
Notable Dividend: A036460's dividend (8.07%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (1.14%).
High Dividend: A036460's dividend (8.07%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (3.54%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: A036460's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: A036460's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (17.1%), A036460's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: A036460 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?
Average board tenure
Hee-Bong Chae (57 yo)
Mr. Hee-Bong Chae is Standing director, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Korea Gas Corporation since July 9, 2019. He is Deputy Minister for International Trade and Investment, Ministry of Trad...
Experienced Board: A036460's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
|Employee Share Scheme||2,154,289||2.5%|
|State or Government||24,144,353||28.1%|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Korea Gas Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Korea Gas Corporation
- Ticker: A036460
- Exchange: KOSE
- Founded: 1983
- Industry: Gas Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Implied Market Cap: ₩2.927t
- Shares outstanding: 85.83m
- Website: https://www.kogas.or.kr
Number of Employees
- Korea Gas Corporation
- 120, Cheomdan-ro
- South Korea
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|A036460||KOSE (Korea Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||KR||KRW||Dec 1999|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/30 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/30 00:00|
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.