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[STOCK WATCH] GS Holdings increases 2%

PUBLISHED : November 22, 2016 - 09:40

UPDATED : November 22, 2016 - 10:41

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- On its close competitors, Earning Rate is high in spite of low Volatility
- Related stocks mixed, Services industry +0.72%
- Target price KRW 70,500, has 28% disparate to increase compared with stock price.
- Individuals and Foreigners sell, Institutions buy
- Turnover Rate and Price Range both proper
- Institution 34.51%, Foreigners 34.54%

Market Review
As of Nov. 22 9:10 A.M., GS Holdings (078930) increased 1.66% to 55,000 won (US$46.76). It had increased 4.56% through the past month. Standard deviation, which indicates volatility of stock, records 1.4% on the same period over one month.

Compared with its close competitors within the same industry, KOSPI, the monthly earnings rate of GS Holdings was the highest, but its volatility within one month was the lowest. Over the recent month, the return-on-risk, the return on investment with consideration about risk, was 3.2. The lowest volatility leads the return-on-risk to its highest level. Moreover, compared with the KOSPI industry, the return-on-risk is much better than the industrial mean, -4.5, and thus the industrial comparison performance was good.

Comparing industry to the market, the KOSPI industry including GS Holdings records higher volatility but lower earning rate than Services. Even though the earning rate of the industry is negative, the industry was more satisfactory than the market.

Close CompetitorsEarning rate (%)STD (1Mo)Return on
Risk (1Mo)
1 Mo3 Mo6 Mo
Hanmi Science(008930)-13.9%-44.5%-48.1%2.5%-5.5
NCsoft Corporation(036570)-9.5%-4.0%10.2%1.8%-5.2
GS Holdings(078930)4.6%8.1%8.9%1.4%3.2

Target price 70,500 won, has 28% disparate to increase compared with stock price.
Per analysts' expectations during the recent month, the average target price of GS Holdings is 70,500 won. The stock price is 55,000 won as of yesterday, so there is 15,500 won (28%) disparate in order to be able to increase.

Earnings & Valuation
GS Holdings(078930): 3Q(July ~ Sept) of 2016 Earnings (reported at Nov. 15. 2016)
 RevenueOperating IncomeNet Income
3Q of 201633,434.2 T4,161.7 T1,819.4 T
Previous Quarter0.2% decline17.4% decline36.5% decline
YoY11.9% increase33.0% increase135.6% increase

GS Holdings(078930): 4Q(Oct ~ Dec) of 2016 Earnings Estimates
EstimatesRevenueOperating IncomeNet Income
2016Q of 434,380.04,740.0 
Previous Quarter2.8% increase13.9% increase 
YoY10.6% increase28.3% increase 

Financial structure Overview
Compared with four close competitors with similar market capitalization within its industry, GS Holdings's P/B ratio, a financial ratio of a company's book value, and its P/E ratio, a price-paid ratio of annual net income, are both at a relatively lower level.

P/E ratio and P/B ratio
Close CompatitorsROEPERPBRBasic Date
GS Holdings(078930) 2016
Hanmi Science(008930)25.825.76.6Sept. 2016
COWAY(021240)23.424.55.7Sept. 2016
CJ(001040) 2016
NCsoft Corporation(036570) 2016

Investor Group
Individuals and Foreigners sell, Institutions buy
While institutions have been selling GS Holdings during the past three trading day, foreigners have been buying during the past five trading day. As a shareholding sum by investor group for the past four weeks, institutions have bought 580,530 shares with trending trade. However, during the same period, foreigners have sold 98,246 shares and individuals have sold 482,284 shares with a decreasing position.

Turnover Rate and Price Range both proper
Regarding the statistics for the past month on trade volume as the total outstanding shares, the daily turnover rate of GS Holdings was 0.14%. And the daily volatility, the average range of rise and fall, during the same period is 1.84%.

Institution 34.51%, Foreigners 34.54%
As per the inquiry for shareholding by investor group, the major investor group is foreigners with 34.54% from total outstanding shares. Institutions and individuals each hold 34.51% and 30.93%. And as recent five-day shareholding change by investor group, institutions is the major investor group with 43%. Foreigners hold 29.28% and individuals hold 27.7%.

Cumulated shareholdings per investor group (1Mo) Total shareholdings per investor group
* Other Investor groups, included as "other corporations", are considered as "Individuals".

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This article is produced by the algorithm developed by the artificial intelligence developer ThinkPool in collaboration with Herald Corp

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