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Electronic Technology

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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 2018 KRWUSD
Gross Profit108,494.11B98,584.58M
Operating income58,886.66B53,508.13M
Income before tax61,159.95B55,573.78M
Net income43,890.87B39,882.01M
Diluted EPS6,460.725.87
Dividends Per Share1,4161.28
Total Assets339,357.24B304,138.05M
Total liabilities91,604.06B82,097.20M
Total equity240,068.99B215,154.13M
Operating cash flow67,031.86B60,909.37M
Currency in KRWCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 206,205.98B 200,653.48B 201,866.74B 239,575.37B 243,771.41B
Gross Profit 75,737.21B 74,920.09B 79,183.91B 107,502.60B 108,494.11B
Operating income 25,025.07B 26,413.44B 29,240.67B 53,645.03B 58,886.66B
Income before tax 27,875.03B 25,960.99B 30,713.65B 56,195.96B 61,159.95B
Net income 23,082.49B 18,694.62B 22,415.65B 41,344.56B 43,890.87B
EBITDA 43,078.49B 47,344.29B 49,953.63B 75,762.43B 85,368.70B
Diluted EPS 3,061.70 2,514.22 3,155.64 5,990.88 6,460.72
Dividends Per Share 400 420 570 850 1,416
Total Assets 230,422.95B 242,179.52B 262,174.32B 301,752.09B 339,357.24B
Total liabilities 62,334.77B 63,119.71B 69,211.29B 87,260.66B 91,604.06B
Total equity 162,181.72B 172,876.76B 186,424.32B 207,213.41B 240,068.99B
Operating cash flow 36,975.38B 40,061.76B 47,385.64B 62,162.04B 67,031.86B
 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 195,890.70M 177,286.50M 173,994.60M 211,917.91M 221,506.05M
Gross Profit 71,948.52M 66,195.31M 68,250.83M 95,092.10M 98,584.58M
Operating income 23,773.21M 23,337.48M 25,203.35M 47,452.05M 53,508.13M
Income before tax 26,480.60M 22,937.72M 26,472.95M 49,708.49M 55,573.78M
Net income 21,927.81M 16,517.55M 19,320.68M 36,571.60M 39,882.01M
EBITDA 40,923.52M 41,830.84M 43,056.44M 67,016.13M 77,571.38M
Diluted EPS 2.90 2.22 2.71 5.29 5.87
Dividends Per Share 0.37 0.37 0.49 0.75 1.28
Total Assets 209,637.39M 206,540.88M 217,067.64M 281,866.40M 304,138.05M
Total liabilities 56,711.79M 53,831.14M 57,303.59M 81,510.11M 82,097.20M
Total equity 147,551.94M 147,436.57M 154,350.31M 193,557.89M 215,154.13M
Operating cash flow 35,125.72M 35,396.39M 40,843.01M 54,985.82M 60,909.37M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2018
Operating margin24.15%
Profit margin18.00%

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 (10.6%)
  • Samsung Life Insurance Co., Ltd. (8.5%)
  • Samsung C&T Corp. (5.0%)
  • LEE KUN HEE (4.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.0%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) (2.0%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.7%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors) (1.5%)
  • Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd. (1.4%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.3%)

Contact Details

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

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