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Daesung Energy KOSE:A117580 Stock Report

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06 Oct, 2022


Company Financials
A117580 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health3/6

A117580 Stock Overview

Daesung Energy Co., Ltd. supplies natural gas primarily in Daegu metropolitan area, South Korea.

Daesung Energy Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Daesung Energy
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₩12,800.00
52 Week High₩21,400.00
52 Week Low₩7,220.00
1 Month Change-7.91%
3 Month Change19.07%
1 Year Change20.19%
3 Year Change142.42%
5 Year Change107.79%
Change since IPO100.31%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

A117580KR Gas UtilitiesKR Market

Return vs Industry: A117580 exceeded the KR Gas Utilities industry which returned 12.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: A117580 exceeded the KR Market which returned -25.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is A117580's price volatile compared to industry and market?
A117580 volatility
A117580 Average Weekly Movement9.7%
Gas Utilities Industry Average Movement4.3%
Market Average Movement5.9%
10% most volatile stocks in KR Market10.6%
10% least volatile stocks in KR Market3.6%

Stable Share Price: A117580 is more volatile than 75% of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.

Volatility Over Time: A117580's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of KR stocks.

About the Company

1983401Hong Sik Yoon

Daesung Energy Co., Ltd. supplies natural gas primarily in Daegu metropolitan area, South Korea. It develops and offers SolaWin system, a hybrid wind and solar system; solid refuse fuel systems; and community energy systems for the generation of renewable energy and power generation. The company also operates 12 compressed natural gas stations.

Daesung Energy Fundamentals Summary

How do Daesung Energy's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
A117580 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₩330.41b
Earnings (TTM)₩12.87b
Revenue (TTM)₩855.82b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
A117580 income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₩729.27b
Gross Profit₩126.54b
Other Expenses₩113.67b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)473.40
Gross Margin14.79%
Net Profit Margin1.50%
Debt/Equity Ratio23.5%

How did A117580 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is A117580 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 0/6

  • 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

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for A117580?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

A117580 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/Revenue0.4x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA8.8x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does A117580's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

A117580 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for A117580 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average19x
A267290 Kyungdong City Gas
A015360 Yesco Holdings
A034590 Incheon City Gas
A117580 Daesung Energy

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: A117580 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (27x) compared to the peer average (19x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does A117580's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Asian Gas Utilities Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: A117580 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (27x) compared to the Asian Gas Utilities industry average (16.1x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is A117580'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.

A117580 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio27x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate A117580's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of A117580 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: A117580 (₩12800) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₩4881.12)

Significantly Below Fair Value: A117580 is trading above our estimate of fair value.

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 Daesung Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Utilities 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 Daesung Energy 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.

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  • Take a look at our analysis of A117580’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.

Past Performance

How has Daesung Energy performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: A117580 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: A117580's current net profit margins (1.5%) are lower than last year (1.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: A117580's earnings have declined by 1.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: A117580's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: A117580 had negative earnings growth (-7.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Gas Utilities industry average (8.2%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: A117580's Return on Equity (4%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Daesung Energy's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: A117580's short term assets (₩118.9B) do not cover its short term liabilities (₩129.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: A117580's short term assets (₩118.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities (₩179.6B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: A117580's net debt to equity ratio (9.5%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if A117580's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: A117580's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (68.3%).

Interest Coverage: A117580's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Daesung Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Daesung Energy Dividend Yield vs Market
How does Daesung Energy dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (Daesung Energy)2.0%
Market Bottom 25% (KR)1.1%
Market Top 25% (KR)3.5%
Industry Average (Gas Utilities)3.8%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Daesung Energy)n/a

Notable Dividend: A117580's dividend (1.95%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (1.11%).

High Dividend: A117580's dividend (1.95%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the KR market (3.5%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, A117580 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: A117580 has only been paying a dividend for 3 years, and since then payments have not increased.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (52.9%), A117580's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (56.9%), A117580's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.

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


Hong Sik Yoon



Hong Sik Yoon is Chief Executive Officer of Daesung Energy Co., Ltd. from 2022.


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

What is the ownership structure of A117580?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Employee Share Scheme16,1990.06%
Private Companies400,0001.5%
General Public7,105,34426.1%
Public Companies19,600,00072.1%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Top 5 shareholders own 73.83% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Daesung Holdings Co., Ltd.
19,600,000₩250.9b0%no data
R&R Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd.
400,000₩5.1b0%no data
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
61,500₩787.2m-0.29%no data
Daesung Energy Co., Ltd Employee Stock Ownership Association
16,199₩207.3m0%no data
BNY Mellon Asset Management
503₩6.4m0%no data

Company Information

Daesung Energy Co., Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Daesung Energy Co., Ltd.
  • Ticker: A117580
  • Exchange: KOSE
  • Founded: 1983
  • Industry: Gas Utilities
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Implied Market Cap: ₩330.414b
  • Shares outstanding: 27.19m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Daesung Energy Co., Ltd.
  • 85, Myeongdeok-ro
  • Jung-gu
  • Daegu
  • South Korea


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
A117580KOSE (Korea Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockKRKRWDec 2010

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/10/06 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/10/06 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.