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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 10.9% MBK Partners 26.8%
Foreign investors 58.7% Treasury shares 3.6%

Stock Information

Current price (KRW) 90,000 (-3,400 / -3.64%)
Trading volume (shares) 99,663
52-week (high/low) (KRW) 111,500 / 82,200
Market cap. (KRW in millions) 6,733,631
No. of shares issued 74,818,121
Foreign investors ownership (%) 59.3
Dividend yield ratio (%) 3.56
Credit rating A2+ (KR, NICE)

* As of 17:40, 06.20,2018

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Summarized financial statements

(unit : million KRW, %)

Summarized financial statements
Classification FY 2017 FY 2016 FY 2015
Sales 2,320,504 2,204,534 2,161,298
% change 5.3 2.0 7.3
Gross profit 1,718,286 1,564,152 1,586,399
% change 9.9 (1.4) 10.6
SG&A 1,245,537 1,225,354 1,123,060
EBITDA 707,800 576,616 674,690
% change 23.8 (14.5) 16.9
Operating profit 472,749 338,797 463,339
% change 39.5 (26.9) 27.1
Net profit 325,607 243,311 343,120
% change 33.8 (29.1) 37.4
Earnings per share 4,484 3,280 4,621
% change 36.7 (29.0) 37.5
Dividend per share 3,200 3,200 2,800
% change 0.0 14.3 40.0
Assets 2,158,873 1,967,708 1,775,397
Liabilities 1,176,617 784,364 537,169
Equity 982,257 1,183,344 1,238,228

Financial ratios

(Unit: %, multiples)

Financial ratios
Item FY 2017 FY 2016 FY 2015
EV / EBITDA 11.1 12.2 9.3
DEBT / EBITDA 1.0 0.6 0.1
PER 21.8 26.9 18.2
ROA 15.8 13.0 20.2
ROE 30.1 20.1 20.2
ROIC 21.3 17.2 26.7
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