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Electronic Technology

Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.

  • 247,500.00 KRW
  • -500.00
  • -0.20%
  • South Korea
    Feb 20, 2019
  • Ticker
    KRX(006400)
  • Prev. close
    248,000
  • Market cap (KRW)
    17,212.31B
  • Market cap (USD)
    15,318.90M
  • Shares
    70.38M

Company Background

Samsung SDI is a South Korean electronic component maker that belongs to the Samsung Electronics group.

The world's largest supplier of lithium-ion batteries, it is locked in heavy competition with domestic and Japanese rivals in lithium-ion batteries for cell phones, cars and solar power plants.

The company was jointly established by the Samsung group and Japanese electronics maker NEC in 1970. It began as a manufacturer of picture tubes. The company has used its current name since 1999.

Samsung SDI manufactured organic light-emitting diode display panels and plasma panels by itself even after dissolving the joint venture with NEC. But it has since farmed out all display panel operations to other group companies.

The company now manufactures batteries, which account for roughly 50% of its sales, polarizing plates for liquid crystal display panels and materials for semiconductors and display panel.

It supplies most of its products to Samsung group companies.

Samsung SDI is the largest shareholder in trading house and construction company Samsung C&T. The leading shareholder in Samsung SDI is Samsung Electronics.

Market participants predict Samsung SDI will be included in the reorganization of group companies that the Samsung group is carrying out to streamline its complicated capital ties.

Business Summary

Samsung SDI Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of secondary cells and plasma display panels. The company operates in two business segments: Display segment and Energy segment. The Display segment is engaged in the manufacture of PDPs used in televisions, as well as operation of rental business. The Energy segment is engaged in the manufacture of batteries. Samsung SDI was founded on January 20, 1970 and is headquartered in Yongin, South Korea.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2018 KRWUSD
Revenue9,158.30B8,321.80M
Gross Profit2,040.10B1,853.76M
Operating income715,000M649.69M
Income before tax1,036.20B941.55M
Net income701,200M637.15M
EBITDA1,297.00B1,178.53M
Diluted EPS----
Dividends Per Share1,0000.90
Total Assets19,349.70B17,341.54M
Total liabilities7,124.50B6,385.10M
Total equity12,225.20B10,956.44M
Operating cash flow----
Currency in KRWCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 5,474.22B 4,954.86B 5,200.82B 6,321.56B 9,158.30B
Gross Profit 804,658.09M 762,847.37M 673,302.56M 1,081.47B 2,040.10B
Operating income 72,108.83M -267,470.69M -925,907.97M 117,145.86M 715,000M
Income before tax 199,367.98M -170,116.23M -820,693.89M 824,064.87M 1,036.20B
Net income 148,585.30M -102,737.24M -870,209.08M 657,236.34M 701,200M
EBITDA 564,697.68M 301,201.85M -478,330.42M 576,843.55M 1,297.00B
Diluted EPS -1,450 766.62 -10,718 9,825 --
Dividends Per Share 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000
Total Assets 15,968.54B 16,225.30B 14,900.31B 15,751.47B 19,349.70B
Total liabilities 4,141.63B 4,972.11B 3,936.20B 4,299.47B 7,124.50B
Total equity 11,586.43B 11,011.99B 10,722.13B 11,257.30B 12,225.20B
Operating cash flow 310,592.82M 881,066.55M -1,309.51B -250,114.33M --
 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 5,200.37M 4,377.84M 4,482.73M 5,591.77M 8,321.80M
Gross Profit 764.40M 674.01M 580.33M 956.62M 1,853.76M
Operating income 68.50M -236.32M -798.06M 103.62M 649.69M
Income before tax 189.39M -150.30M -707.37M 728.93M 941.55M
Net income 141.15M -90.77M -750.05M 581.36M 637.15M
EBITDA 536.44M 266.12M -412.28M 510.25M 1,178.53M
Diluted EPS -1.37 0.67 -9.23 8.69 --
Dividends Per Share 0.94 0.88 0.86 0.88 0.90
Total Assets 14,528.08M 13,837.62M 12,336.73M 14,713.44M 17,341.54M
Total liabilities 3,768.03M 4,240.42M 3,258.98M 4,016.13M 6,385.10M
Total equity 10,541.26M 9,391.49M 8,877.40M 10,515.43M 10,956.44M
Operating cash flow 295.05M 778.46M -1,128.71M -221.24M --

Valuation Measures

Dec 2018
PER21.98
ROA3.99%
ROE5.97%
Operating margin7.80%
Profit margin7.65%

Key executives

  • President, Chief Executive Officer & Director: Young-Hyun Jun
  • Director & Executive Vice President: Young-No Kwon
  • Director & Vice President: Chang-Ryong Song
  • Executive Director: Yoo-Mi Kim
  • Executive Director & Head-Pack Business Division: Jae-Ho Ahn

Shareholders

  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (19.5%)
  • National Pension Service of Korea (11.8%)
  • Samsung SDI Co., Ltd. (4.8%)
  • Newton Investment Management Ltd. (3.7%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.0%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.9%)
  • Samsung Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.7%)
  • Schroder Investment Management Ltd. (0.8%)
  • Nordea Investment Management AB (Denmark) (0.8%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (0.7%)

Contact Details

Related Companies

  • Samsung SDI (Tianjin) Battery Co., Ltd.
  • Samsung Instituto de Desenvolvimento para a Informatica
  • Samsung SDI Vietnam Co. Ltd.
  • Samsung SDI Battery Systems GmbH
  • Magna Steyr Battery Systems GmbH & Co. oG
  • Magna Steyr AG & Co. KG Battery Pack Bus/
  • Samsung SDI Chemicals & Electronic Materials, Inc.
  • STM Co., Ltd.
  • Samsung SDI Mexico SA de CV
  • Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. /Solar Cell Business/
  • Samsung SDI
  • Samsung SDI (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Samsung SDI (Hong Kong) Ltd.
  • SB LiMotive Co., Ltd.
  • Samsung SDI America, Inc.
  • Samsung SDI Brasil Ltda.
  • Samsung SDI Co., Ltd. Employee Stock Ownership Association
  • EL Display Business of NEC Corp
  • Samsung Display SDI (IOB)

Competitors

  • Hengdian Group DMEGC Magnetics Co., Ltd Class A
  • Giga Solar Materials Corp.
  • U.I. Display Co., Ltd.
  • Universal Display Corporation
  • Tesla Inc
  • Seowonintech Co., Ltd.
  • Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt Co. Ltd. Class A
Last Updated on 20 Feb, 2019

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