Samsung Electronics is a company, which is principally engaged in the manufacture and distribution of electronic products. The Company operates its business through three segments. The Consumer Electronics Segment is mainly engaged in the manufacture of color televisions, monitors, printers, air conditioners, refrigerators, laundry machines and others. The Information Technology & Mobile Communications Segment is mainly engaged in the manufacture of computers, handhold phones, network systems, digital cameras and others. The Device Solutions Segment is mainly engaged in the manufacture of semiconductor and display parts, including dynamic random access memories (DRAMs), flashes, thin film transistor-liquid crystal displays and others. The Company announced a new division that would focus on self-driving vehicle software.

Parent Company
Samsung Group
Suwon, KR
Size (employees)
98,557 (est)
Samsung Electronics was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Suwon, KR
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Key People/Management at Samsung Electronics

Charlie Bae

Charlie Bae

President and CEO
Jong-Kyun Shin

Jong-Kyun Shin

President & CEO, Samsung Electronics
Boo-Keun Yoon

Boo-Keun Yoon

President & CEO, Samsung Electronics
Oh-Hyun Kwon

Oh-Hyun Kwon

Vice Chairman & CEO
Sang-Hoon Lee

Sang-Hoon Lee

President & CFO, Corporate Management Office
Kwang-Soo Song

Kwang-Soo Song

Independent Director

Samsung Electronics Office Locations

Samsung Electronics has offices in New York, Maywood, Prague 14, Berlin and in 14 other locations
Suwon, KR (HQ)
Berlin, DE
142 Berliner Straße
Schwalbach am Taunus, DE
6 Am Kronberger Hang
Gurgaon, IN
Sec 43, Vipultech Square
Rīga, LV
6 Duntes iela
Vilnius, LT
369a Ukmergės g.
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Samsung Electronics Financials and Metrics

Samsung Electronics Financials

Samsung Electronics's revenue was reported to be £3.02 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (FY, 2016)

3 b

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

528 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

67.3 m

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

83.1 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

80.6 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

288.6 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)

1 k

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

12.2 m


288.6 b
Samsung Electronics's current market capitalization is $288.6 b.
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2.6 b3 b3.1 b2.8 b2.1 b3.2 b3.4 b2.6 b2.7 b3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.3 b2.6 b2.8 b2.5 b1.8 b2.7 b2.9 b2.1 b2.2 b2.5 b

Gross profit

243.7 m319 m377.1 m254.1 m342.7 m498.1 m527.3 m519.4 m498.4 m528 m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

51.7 m44.6 m46.9 m23.2 m27.7 m41.7 m43.8 m55.5 m63.6 m67.3 m

Dividends Paid

40.1 m275.2 m
GBPY, 2016


3.5 k x


3.6 k x

Financial Leverage

3.6 x
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Samsung Electronics Operating Metrics

Y, 2016

Patents Issued

5.52 k
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Samsung Electronics Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Fluenty November 28, 2017
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Samsung Electronics News and Updates

Samsung Electronics projects record Q1 profits as analysts predict chip slowdown

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics tipped a surprise record first-quarter profit on Friday but market reaction was muted due to growing concerns that the semiconductor boom that has driven the South Korean tech giant’s earnings is about to end. Samsung shares fell after the announcement as analys…

Samsung Electronics in Management Shakeup

Move is intended to enhance board independence and comes as part of a broader shakeup intended to temper the influence of the founding Lee family. The post Samsung Electronics in Management Shakeup appeared first on Computer Business Review.
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