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LG Chem Ltd.
- 370,000.00 KRW
South KoreaAug 17, 2018
Market cap (KRW)27,354.60B
Market cap (USD)24,320.60M
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LG Chem is a leading chemical company in South Korea. Its origins can be traced back to Lucky Chemical Industrial, founded in 1947, of the LG group. LG Chem started as a producer of materials for cosmetics and has grown to become the pillar of the LG group, surpassing LG Electronics in terms of both market capitalization and earnings.
The LG group has shifted to a holding company system and LG Chem's biggest shareholder is LG Corp. While LG Chem is managed by a top executive who has risen within the company, key decisions such as changes in the top management and large acquisition deals are considered by LG Corp. Chairman Koo Bon-moo, owner and manager of the group.
LG Chem chalks up the majority of its sales from the petrochemical division, which has ethylene plants and produces products such as superabsorbent polymers used to make paper diapers and sanitary goods.
The lithium-ion battery business is also drawing attention as a locomotive of LG Chem's growth. The company supplies batteries for electric cars and hybrids to many automakers in the U.S., Europe and China, including Daimler of Germany and Great Wall Motor. It also engages in joint battery development. In addition, LG Chem handles electronic components such as polarizers for liquid crystal display panels.
|Income before tax||2,563.89B||2,267.90M|
|Dividends Per Share||6,000||5.30|
|Operating cash flow||3,182.86B||2,815.42M|
|Currency in KRW||Currency in USD|
|Dec 2013||Dec 2014||Dec 2015||Dec 2016||Dec 2017|
|Income before tax||1,601.29B||1,159.86B||1,549.64B||1,659.82B||2,563.89B|
|Dividends Per Share||4,000||4,000||4,500||5,000||6,000|
|Operating cash flow||2,182.37B||1,996.63B||3,171.58B||2,518.10B||3,182.86B|
|Dec 2013||Dec 2014||Dec 2015||Dec 2016||Dec 2017|
|Income before tax||1,462.68M||1,101.83M||1,369.18M||1,430.65M||2,267.90M|
|Dividends Per Share||3.65||3.79||3.97||4.30||5.30|
|Operating cash flow||1,993.46M||1,896.75M||2,802.23M||2,170.42M||2,815.42M|
- Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Jin-Soo Park
- President, Chief Financial Officer & Director: Ho-Young Chung
- President-Executive & Chief Technology Officer: Jin-Nyeong Yoo
- Managing Director, Head-Legal & Compliance Support: Gun Jang
- Chief Happiness Officer & Senior Managing Director: Min-Hwan Kim
- LG Corp. (33.3%)
- National Pension Service of Korea (8.7%)
- LG Chem Ltd. (2.3%)
- Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) (2.1%)
- Fidelity Management & Research Co. (1.7%)
- The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.6%)
- BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.4%)
- Norges Bank Investment Management (1.0%)
- Aberdeen Asset Managers Ltd. (0.8%)
- Investec Asset Management Ltd. (0.6%)
- Address: LG Twin Tower, 128 Yeoui-daero, Seoul, 07336, South Korea
- Phone: +82.2.3777.1114
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