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Samsung Electronics (삼성전자) is a company engaged in the manufacture and distribution of electronic products. It operates four business divisions: Consumer Electronics (CE), Information Technology & Mobile Communications (IM), Device Solutions (DS), and Harman. The CE division includes digital TVs, monitors, air conditioners, and refrigerators. The IM division offers mobile phones, communication systems, and computers. The DS division provides products such as memory and system LSI in the semiconductor business, and LCD and OLED panels in the display business. The Harman division delivers connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions, and connected services.
TypePublic
Founded1938
HQSeoul, KR
Websitesamsung.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureB

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)267,937(-6%)
Job Openings1,488
Revenue (FY, 2020)₩236.8 T(+3%)
Share Price (May 2022)₩66.5 K(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Samsung Electronics

Kinam Kim

Kinam Kim

Vice Chairman & CEO, Device Solutions Division
Yoonie Joung

Yoonie Joung

Executive Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung Electronics America
Dong Jin Koh

Dong Jin Koh

President & Head, IT & Mobile Communications
Jude Buckley

Jude Buckley

Executive Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung Electronics America
Joseph Stinziano

Joseph Stinziano

Executive Vice President, Consumer Electronics Business, Samsung Electronics America
Bryan Choi

Bryan Choi

Senior Director, Consumer Marketing, Consumer Electronic, Samsung Electronics America
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Samsung Electronics Office Locations

Samsung Electronics has offices in Seoul, Asan, Hwaseong, Pyeongtaek and in 56 other locations
Seoul, KR (HQ)
Samsung GEC, 26, Sangil-ro 6-gil
Asan, KR
158 Baebang-ro, Baebang-eup
Hwaseong, KR
1 Samsungjeonja-ro, Banwol-dong
Pyeongtaek, KR
144, Samsung-ro, Godeok-myun
Seoul, KR
56 Seongchon-gil, Yangjae 1(il)-dong, Seocho-gu
Suwon, KR
Samsung Innovation Museum, 129 Samsung-ro, Yeongtong-gu
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Samsung Electronics Financials and Metrics

Samsung Electronics Revenue

Samsung Electronics's revenue was reported to be ₩236.81 t in FY, 2020
KRW

Revenue (Q3, 2021)

74.0t

Gross profit (Q3, 2021)

46.1t

Net income (Q3, 2021)

12.3t

EBITDA (Q3, 2021)

25.2t

EBIT (Q3, 2021)

16.1t

Market capitalization (6-May-2022)

445.8t

Closing stock price (6-May-2022)

66.5k

Cash (30-Sept-2021)

32.7t

EV

432.2t
Samsung Electronics's current market capitalization is ₩445.8 t.
Annual
KRWFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

243.8t230.4t236.8t

Cost of goods sold

(86.0t)(98.0t)(92.3t)

Gross profit

159.7t133.7t145.6t

R&D expense

(18.4t)(19.9t)(21.1t)
Quarterly
KRWQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

52.4t56.1t62.0t55.3t53.0t65.4t63.7t74.0t

Cost of goods sold

(20.4t)(23.8t)(28.3t)(22.1t)(19.3t)(22.4t)(28.4t)(28.1t)

Gross profit

32.4t32.7t34.4t33.4t33.9t43.2t35.8t46.1t

R&D expense

(4.9t)(5.0t)(5.1t)(5.4t)(5.2t)(5.4t)(5.4t)(5.4t)
Annual
KRWFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

30.3t26.9t29.4t

Accounts Receivable

33.9t35.1t31.0t

Prepaid Expenses

5.5t3.8t2.3t

Inventories

29.0t26.8t32.0t
Quarterly
KRWQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

26.7t27.5t26.6t27.9t36.1t41.0t30.7t32.7t

Accounts Receivable

36.7t36.1t40.4t36.4t33.0t34.0t35.6t42.4t

Prepaid Expenses

6.0t6.4t6.5t4.4t4.1t2.7t2.6t2.9t

Inventories

31.5t31.2t30.9t28.5t29.6t30.6t33.6t37.8t
Annual
KRWFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

44.3t21.7t26.4t

Depreciation and Amortization

26.5t29.6t30.3t

Inventories

(6.0t)2.1t(7.5t)

Accounts Payable

(533.6b)(1.3t)3.9t
Quarterly
KRWQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

5.0t10.2t16.5t4.9t10.4t7.1t16.8t29.1t

Depreciation and Amortization

7.1t14.0t20.9t7.4t14.8t7.8t15.8t24.6t

Inventories

(2.8t)(2.3t)(1.5t)(1.8t)(3.9t)1.2t(1.6t)(5.7t)

Accounts Payable

822.2b(1.2t)870.0b1.1t417.2b254.3b299.7b1.4t
KRWFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

787.3m
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Samsung Electronics Operating Metrics

FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

TV Production Capacity

40.16 m9.05 m17.56 m29.18 m41.43 m9.29 m23.39 k37.18 k51.54 k14.1 k27.88 k40.45 k

Handheld Phones Production Capacity

397.5 m89.55 m179.47 m264.56 m346.96 m80.1 m160.2 k240.9 k321.6 k80.7 k161.05 k236.47 k

Memory Production Capacity (1GB Equivalent)

711.02 b176.3 b426.72 b692.28 b988.1 b277.45 b560.19 m872.23 m1.23 b370.36 m787.24 m1.26 b

Display Panel Production Capacity

9.17 m2.25 m4.54 m6.4 m8.24 m1.88 m3.72 k5.58 k7.27 k1.28 k2.05 k2.81 k
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Samsung Electronics Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
TeleWorld SolutionsJanuary 13, 2020
CorephotonicsJanuary 28, 2019$155 m
SamsungOctober 17, 2018
ZhilabsOctober 17, 2018
KngineMarch 06, 2018
Fluenty Inc.November 28, 2017
Innoetics E.P.E.July 10, 2017
VRBJune 16, 2017
melaudFebruary 15, 2017
PerchFebruary 03, 2017
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Samsung Electronics Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

74/100

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Samsung Electronics Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Samsung Electronics Online and Social Media Presence

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Samsung Electronics Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    70/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    72/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    74/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    67/100

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Samsung Electronics News and Updates

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Samsung Canada Redefines Holistic Health + Wellness with New and Expanded Features

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Samsung hires governance specialist in renewed ESG push

Samsung Electronics has recently hired Daniel Oh, a corporate governance specialist who worked for Institutional Shareholder Services and BlackRock, as an executive vice president at its global investor relations team. According to the tech giant’s business report Monday, Oh, 48, started working a…

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Samsung Electronics Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Samsung Electronics founded?

    Samsung Electronics was founded in 1938.

  • Who are Samsung Electronics key executives?

    Samsung Electronics's key executives are Kinam Kim, Yoonie Joung and Dong Jin Koh.

  • How many employees does Samsung Electronics have?

    Samsung Electronics has 267,937 employees.

  • What is Samsung Electronics revenue?

    Latest Samsung Electronics annual revenue is ₩236.8 t.

  • What is Samsung Electronics revenue per employee?

    Latest Samsung Electronics revenue per employee is ₩883.8 m.

  • Who are Samsung Electronics competitors?

    Competitors of Samsung Electronics include Mitsubishi Electric, Dell and Smart Global Holdings.

  • Where is Samsung Electronics headquarters?

    Samsung Electronics headquarters is located at Samsung GEC, 26, Sangil-ro 6-gil, Seoul.

  • Where are Samsung Electronics offices?

    Samsung Electronics has offices in Seoul, Asan, Hwaseong, Pyeongtaek and in 56 other locations.

  • How many offices does Samsung Electronics have?

    Samsung Electronics has 69 offices.