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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 10.7% MBK Partners 26.8%
Foreign investors 58.9% Treasury shares 3.6%

Stock Information

Current price (KRW) 88,900 (-1,200 / -1.33%)
Trading volume (shares) 91,260
52-week (high/low) (KRW) 112,500 / 82,200
Market cap. (KRW in millions) 6,651,331
No. of shares issued 74,818,121
Foreign investors ownership (%) 59.01
Dividend yield ratio (%) 3.60
Credit rating A2+ (KR, NICE)

* As of 11:29, 02.22,2018

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(unit : KRW)

Summarized financial statements

(unit : million KRW, %)

Summarized financial statements
Classification FY 2016 FY 2015 FY 2014
Sales 2,204,534 2,161,298 2,013,641
% change 2.0 7.3 (4.9)
Gross profit 1,564,152 1,586,399 1,433,748
% change (1.4) 10.6 2.6
SG&A 1,225,354 1,123,060 1,069,320
EBITDA 576,616 674,690 577,012
% change (14.5) 16.9 10.6
Operating profit 338,797 463,339 364,429
% change (26.9) 27.1 7.5
Net profit 243,311 343,120 249,668
% change (29.1) 37.4 1.9
Earnings per share 3,280 4,621 3,361
% change (29.0) 37.5 2.4
Dividend per share 3,200 2,800 2,000
% change 14.3 40.0 (26.2)
Assets 1,967,708 1,775,397 1,621,649
Liabilities 784,364 537,169 582,214
Equity 1,183,344 1,238,228 1,039,435

Financial ratios

(Unit: %, multiples)

Financial ratios
Item FY 2016 FY 2015 FY 2014
EV / EBITDA 12.2 9.4 11.3
DEBT / EBITDA 59.0 11.9 28.2
PER 26.9 18.2 25.1
ROA 12.4 19.3 15.4
ROE 20.6 27.7 24.0
ROIC 20.9 33.4 28.4
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