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Industrial Services

Samsung C&T Corp.

Company Background

Samsung C&T was created by merging among Samsung group companies, including the construction and trading businesses of former Samsung C&T, the fashion business of Cheil Industries and theme park operator Samsung Everland. Established in 1938 by Samsung group founder Lee Byung-chull, the company began as Samsung Sanghoe.

Samsung C&T is often referred to as the group's de facto holdings company, because Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong and other founding family members hold a large stake in the company. The company also holds a large stake in Samsung Life Insurance, a major shareholder of Samsung Electronics. Given the fact that Samsung group companies invest in each other in an intertwined manner, Samsung C&T is not meeting requirements to become a holding company, according to South Korean regulations.

Samsung C&T is an industry leader in South Korea's construction business. The company was involved in the Burj Khalifa project, the world's tallest skyscraper in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. A group of South Korean companies, including Samsung C&T, won a nuclear power plant project from the UAE in 2010. In its apparel business, Samsung C&T is also a producer and retailer of fashion clothing. Samsung C&T often draws attention on the stock market, but largely not as an operating company, because the company is the core unit of the Samsung group amid its on-and-off restructuring efforts.

Business Summary

Samsung C&T Corp. provides construction, engineering, and amusement park management services. It operates through the following business divisions: Construction, Fashion, Resort, Bio, Trading, and Meal Service. The company was founded on December 23, 1963 and is headquartered at Seoul, South Korea.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2022 KRWUSD
Gross Profit5,851.57B4,528.72M
Operating income2,546.41B1,970.75M
Income before tax3,191.85B2,470.28M
Net income2,044.08B1,581.98M
Diluted EPS12,460.509.64
Dividends Per Share2,3001.78
Total Assets58,981.49B46,644.12M
Total liabilities27,017.37B21,366.05M
Total equity26,680.66B21,099.77M
Operating cash flow2,618.28B2,026.37M
Currency in KRWCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021Dec 2022
Revenue 31,155.63B 30,761.50B 30,216.11B 34,455.18B 43,161.65B
Gross Profit 3,831.20B 3,655.60B 3,241.87B 3,919.53B 5,851.57B
Operating income 1,062.43B 870,636.07M 856,779.81M 1,182.77B 2,546.41B
Income before tax 2,382.73B 1,222.56B 1,303.53B 2,369.81B 3,191.85B
Net income 1,712.79B 1,050.07B 1,035.49B 1,635.04B 2,044.08B
EBITDA 1,525.55B 1,314.67B 1,380.27B 1,701.23B 3,173.41B
Diluted EPS 10,384.81 6,366.72 6,278.31 9,913.45 12,460.50
Dividends Per Share 2,000 2,000 2,300 4,200 2,300
Total Assets 43,674.27B 45,905.51B 54,331.74B 55,245.42B 58,981.49B
Total liabilities 21,125.33B 19,213.42B 21,386.25B 21,892.97B 27,017.37B
Total equity 19,946.59B 24,096.13B 30,197.97B 30,405.53B 26,680.66B
Operating cash flow 1,678.37B 770,849.62M 1,267.89B 1,195.73B 2,618.28B
 Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021Dec 2022
Revenue 28,309.97M 26,377.90M 25,609.31M 30,087.67M 33,404.22M
Gross Profit 3,481.27M 3,134.67M 2,747.61M 3,422.69M 4,528.72M
Operating income 965.39M 746.56M 726.15M 1,032.84M 1,970.75M
Income before tax 2,165.10M 1,048.34M 1,104.79M 2,069.41M 2,470.28M
Net income 1,556.34M 900.43M 877.62M 1,427.78M 1,581.98M
EBITDA 1,386.21M 1,127.33M 1,169.83M 1,485.58M 2,456.00M
Diluted EPS 9.43 5.45 5.32 8.65 9.64
Dividends Per Share 1.81 1.71 1.94 3.66 1.78
Total Assets 39,141.66M 39,695.20M 50,015.40M 46,473.54M 46,644.12M
Total liabilities 18,932.90M 16,614.13M 19,687.24M 18,416.80M 21,366.05M
Total equity 17,876.49M 20,836.29M 27,798.92M 25,577.73M 21,099.77M
Operating cash flow 1,525.07M 661.00M 1,074.59M 1,044.16M 2,026.37M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2022
Operating margin5.89%
Profit margin4.73%

Key executives

  • Co-President, Co-CEO & Director: Seung-Hwan Han
  • Co-President, Co-CEO & Director: Se-Chul Oh
  • Co-President, Co-CEO & Director: Jung-Suk Koh
  • Director & Vice President: Joonseo Lee
  • Chief Enterprise Innovation Officer & Sr Advisor: Robin A. Bienfait


  • Samsung C&T Corp. (13.2%)
  • KCC Corp. (9.1%)
  • National Pension Service of Korea (7.0%)
  • LEE BU-JIN (6.2%)
  • LEE SEO-HYUN (6.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.1%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.0%)
  • Samsung Life Public Welfare Foundation (1.0%)
  • Samsung Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.0%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Samsung Main Building, 19th floor, 67 Sejong-daero, Seoul, 04519, South Korea
  • Phone: +82.2.759.0290

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Last Updated on 29 Mar, 2023

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