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
Acceptable track record and slightly overvalued.
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.
7 Day Return
KR Gas Utilities
1 Year Return
KR Gas Utilities
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.
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?
Simply Wall St News
4 months ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why Korea Gas (KRX:036460) Is Weighed Down By Its Debt Load
5 months ago | Simply Wall StKorea Gas' (KRX:036460) Stock Price Has Reduced 31% In The Past Three Years
6 months ago | Simply Wall StIs Korea Gas Corporation's (KRX:036460) 1.2% Dividend Sustainable?
Is Korea Gas 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: 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.
How is Korea Gas forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
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%).
How has Korea Gas performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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).
What is Korea Gas's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Young-Doo Kim (62 yo)
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,...
Experienced Board: A036460's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Korea Gas Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- Korea Gas Corporation
- 120, Cheomdan-ro
- South Korea
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
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