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Technology Services

NAVER Corp.

  • 118,500.00 KRW
  • -2,000.00
  • -1.66%
  • South Korea
    Jul 18, 2019
  • Ticker
    KRX(035420)
  • Prev. close
    120,500
  • Market cap (KRW)
    19,860.01B
  • Market cap (USD)
    16,847.65M
  • Shares
    164.81M

Business Summary

NAVER Corp. engages in the provision of internet advertisement and search portal business. It offers services through the internet portals such as Naver, Jr. Naver and Happybean. The Naver provides community services including blogs and cafes, other convenient services such as news, knowledge shopping, maps, books, e-mail and naver tool bar. The Jr. Naver offers educational content for children including the homework helper and preschool; children and parents such as children's song world, fairy tale travel and parents room; entertainment services such as animal farm and game land. The Happybean is a online donation portal which acts as a bridge between internet users to participate in donation activities and organizations. The company was founded on June 2, 1999 and is headquartered in Seongnam, South Korea.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2018 KRWUSD
Revenue5,586.90B5,076.61M
Gross Profit1,532.95B1,392.93M
Operating income940,609.23M854.69M
Income before tax1,111.67B1,010.13M
Net income643,826.90M585.02M
EBITDA1,201.67B1,091.91M
Diluted EPS4,436.754.03
Dividends Per Share3140.28
Total Assets9,881.19B8,855.70M
Total liabilities3,932.05B3,523.97M
Total equity5,240.28B4,696.43M
Operating cash flow973,506.36M884.58M
Currency in KRWCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 2,758.47B 3,253.93B 4,022.62B 4,678.46B 5,586.90B
Gross Profit 2,110.08B 1,958.41B 2,440.14B 1,626.20B 1,532.95B
Operating income 758,397.20M 830,108.19M 1,089.21B 1,176.41B 940,609.23M
Income before tax 658,843.59M 823,221.80M 1,131.77B 1,195.82B 1,111.67B
Net income 424,356.04M 595,979.00M 761,140.05M 775,433.64M 643,826.90M
EBITDA 897,262.51M 983,047.27M 1,252.14B 1,382.66B 1,201.67B
Diluted EPS 3,055.40 3,523.80 5,103 5,296.52 4,436.75
Dividends Per Share 156.40 220 226.20 289.20 314
Total Assets 3,394.45B 4,385.91B 6,370.63B 8,019.25B 9,881.19B
Total liabilities 1,597.03B 2,116.33B 2,241.03B 2,714.06B 3,932.05B
Total equity 1,796.00B 2,124.52B 3,594.74B 4,762.34B 5,240.28B
Operating cash flow 827,922.79M 851,367.41M 1,164.02B 939,981.99M 973,506.36M
 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 2,620.48M 2,874.99M 3,467.21M 4,138.36M 5,076.61M
Gross Profit 2,004.52M 1,730.34M 2,103.22M 1,438.46M 1,392.93M
Operating income 720.45M 733.43M 938.82M 1,040.60M 854.69M
Income before tax 625.88M 727.35M 975.50M 1,057.77M 1,010.13M
Net income 403.12M 526.57M 656.04M 685.91M 585.02M
EBITDA 852.37M 868.56M 1,079.26M 1,223.04M 1,091.91M
Diluted EPS 2.90 3.11 4.39 4.68 4.03
Dividends Per Share 0.14 0.19 0.19 0.25 0.28
Total Assets 3,088.25M 3,740.49M 5,274.57M 7,490.77M 8,855.70M
Total liabilities 1,452.97M 1,804.89M 1,855.46M 2,535.20M 3,523.97M
Total equity 1,633.99M 1,811.88M 2,976.27M 4,448.50M 4,696.43M
Operating cash flow 786.50M 752.22M 1,003.30M 831.46M 884.58M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2018
PER27.49
ROA7.19%
ROE12.87%
Operating margin16.83%
Profit margin11.52%

Key executives

  • Chief Executive Officer & Director: Seong-Sook Han
  • Head-Legal Affairs & Compliance Support: Yeon-Ah Jeong
  • Director & Global Investment Officer: Hae-Jin Lee
  • Auditor: Jin-Hee Kim
  • Head-Investor Relations & Asset Management: Ki Seon Cho

Shareholders

  • NAVER Corp. (11.7%)
  • National Pension Service of Korea (10.5%)
  • LEE HAE-JIN /NHN/ (3.7%)
  • Harris Associates LP (2.7%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.1%)
  • T. Rowe Price International Ltd. (1.9%)
  • Matthews International Capital Management LLC (1.6%)
  • Artisan Partners LP (1.5%)
  • Massachusetts Financial Services Co. (1.5%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.navercorp.com
  • Address: 16/F, Naver Green Factory, 6 Buljeong-ro, Seongnam, 13561, South Korea
  • Phone: +82 2 1588 3830

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Last Updated on 18 Jul, 2019

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