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At a Glance

Corporate profile

Founded in 1989, Coway is a leading health appliances company specialized in manufacturing and distributing environmental home appliances such water purifier, air purifier, and bidet. With the largest production facilities and R&D center in the industry, we are focusing on developing and supplying products that contribute to healthy and comfortable lives of consumers. We first introduced a new business model called “rental marketing” in Korea in 1998 and has been demonstrating unrivaled competitiveness in market share, customer satisfaction, and brand recognition by offering regular product maintenance and differentiated services to our customers. Moreover, our product lineups have been extended to mattress from existing water purifier, air purifier, and bidet. We are also accelerating overseas business in Malaysia, U.S., Thailand, and China based on the business success in the domestic market. The company was listed on the stock market on August 7, 2001.

Shareholder structure

Domestic institutional investors and others 15.1% MBK Partners 22.2%
Foreign investors 60.6% Treasury shares 2.2%

Stock Information

Current price (KRW) 84,900 (+1,900 / +2.29%)
Trading volume (shares) 187,721
52-week (high/low) (KRW) 97,700 / 60,100
Market cap. (KRW in millions) 6,352,058
No. of shares issued 74,818,121
Foreign investors ownership (%) 57.3
Dividend yield ratio (%) 3.77
Credit rating A2+ (KR, NICE)

* As of 16:30, 07.19,2019

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Summarized financial statements

(unit : million KRW, %)

Summarized financial statements
Classification FY 2018 FY 2017 FY 2016
Sales 2,395,499 2,320,504 2,204,534
% change 3.2 5.3 2.0
Gross profit 1,829,059 1,718,286 1,564,152
% change 6.4 9.9 (1.4)
SG&A 1,309,232 1,245,537 1,225,354
EBITDA 774,902 707,800 576,616
% change 9.5 23.8 (14.5)
Operating profit 519,827 472,749 338,797
% change 10.0 39.5 (26.9)
Net profit 349,811 325,607 243,311
% change 7.4 33.8 (29.1)
Earnings per share 4,854 4,484 3,280
% change 8.3 36.7 (29.0)
Dividend per share 3,600 3,200 3,200
% change 12.5 0.0 14.3
Assets 2,378,903 2,158,873 1,967,708
Liabilities 1,291,205 1,176,617 784,364
Equity 1,087,698 982,257 1,183,344

Financial ratios

(Unit: %, multiples)

Financial ratios
Item FY 2018 FY 2017 FY 2016
EV / EBITDA 7.9 11.1 12.2
NET DEBT / EBITDA 0.9 0.8 0.5
PER 15.7 22.6 27.9
ROA 15.4 15.8 13.0
ROE 33.8 30.1 20.1
ROIC 25.6 25.8 21.0
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