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Electronic Technology

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

  • 42,000.00 KRW
  • -300.00
  • -0.71%
  • South Korea
    Jan 18, 2019
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Business Summary

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacturing and selling of electronics and computer peripherals. The company operates through following business divisions: Consumer Electronics, Information Technology & Mobile Communications and Device Solutions. The Consumer Electronics business division provides cable television, monitor, printer, air-conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines and medical devices. The Information Technology & Mobile Communications business division offers handheld products, communication systems, computers and digital cameras. The Device Solutions business division comprises of memory, system large scale integrated circuit and light emitting diode. The company was founded on January 13, 1969 and is headquartered in Suwon, South Korea.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2017 KRWUSD
Gross Profit107,502.60B95,092.10M
Operating income53,645.03B47,452.05M
Income before tax56,195.96B49,708.49M
Net income41,344.56B36,571.60M
Diluted EPS5,990.885.29
Dividends Per Share8500.75
Total Assets301,752.09B281,866.40M
Total liabilities87,260.66B81,510.11M
Total equity207,213.41B193,557.89M
Operating cash flow62,162.04B54,985.82M
Currency in KRWCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 228,692.66B 206,205.98B 200,653.48B 201,866.74B 239,575.37B
Gross Profit 89,022.90B 75,737.21B 74,920.09B 79,183.91B 107,502.60B
Operating income 36,785.01B 25,025.07B 26,413.44B 29,240.67B 53,645.03B
Income before tax 38,364.27B 27,875.03B 25,960.99B 30,713.65B 56,195.96B
Net income 29,821.21B 23,082.49B 18,694.62B 22,415.65B 41,344.56B
EBITDA 53,230.42B 43,078.49B 47,344.29B 49,953.63B 75,762.43B
Diluted EPS 3,955.98 3,061.70 2,514.22 3,155.64 5,990.88
Dividends Per Share 286 400 420 570 850
Total Assets 214,075.01B 230,422.95B 242,179.52B 262,174.32B 301,752.09B
Total liabilities 64,059.00B 62,334.77B 63,119.71B 69,211.29B 87,260.66B
Total equity 144,442.61B 162,181.72B 172,876.76B 186,424.32B 207,213.41B
Operating cash flow 46,707.44B 36,975.38B 40,061.76B 47,385.64B 62,162.04B
 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 208,897.04M 195,890.70M 177,286.50M 173,994.60M 211,917.91M
Gross Profit 81,317.08M 71,948.52M 66,195.31M 68,250.83M 95,092.10M
Operating income 33,600.90M 23,773.21M 23,337.48M 25,203.35M 47,452.05M
Income before tax 35,043.46M 26,480.60M 22,937.72M 26,472.95M 49,708.49M
Net income 27,239.89M 21,927.81M 16,517.55M 19,320.68M 36,571.60M
EBITDA 48,622.80M 40,923.52M 41,830.84M 43,056.44M 67,016.13M
Diluted EPS 3.61 2.90 2.22 2.71 5.29
Dividends Per Share 0.26 0.37 0.37 0.49 0.75
Total Assets 202,847.41M 209,637.39M 206,540.88M 217,067.64M 281,866.40M
Total liabilities 60,699.30M 56,711.79M 53,831.14M 57,303.59M 81,510.11M
Total equity 136,867.02M 147,551.94M 147,436.57M 154,350.31M 193,557.89M
Operating cash flow 42,664.44M 35,125.72M 35,396.39M 40,843.01M 54,985.82M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2017
Operating margin22.39%
Profit margin17.25%

Key executives

  • President, Co-CEO & Director: Kinam Kim
  • Co-President, Co-CEO & Director: Hyun-Suk Kim
  • Co-President, Co-CEO & Director: Dongjin Koh
  • Co-President & Head-Research & Development: Tae Moon Roh
  • Chief Financial Officer: Hee-Chan Roh


  • National Pension Service of Korea (9.2%)
  • Samsung Life Insurance Co., Ltd. (7.9%)
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (7.0%)
  • Samsung C&T Corp. (4.6%)
  • LEE KUN HEE (3.8%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) (1.9%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.8%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors) (1.7%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.7%)
  • Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd. (1.3%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: 129 Samsung-ro, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon, 16677, South Korea
  • Phone: +

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