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Samsung Electronics is a company which is 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 and Mobile Communications Segment offers computers, handhold phones, network systems, digital cameras. The Device Solutions Segment deals in the manufacture of semiconductor and display parts, including dynamic random access memories (DRAMs), flashes, thin film transistor-liquid crystal displays, etc.
TypePublic
Founded1969
HQSuwon, KR
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)320,671
Revenue (FY, 2017)₩239.6 T(+19%)

Key People/Management at Samsung Electronics

Sang-Hoon Lee

Sang-Hoon Lee

Chairman of the Board
Dong-Jin Koh

Dong-Jin Koh

President and CEO, IT and Mobile Communications
Hyun-suk Kim

Hyun-suk Kim

President and CEO, Consumer Electronics
Ki-Nam Kim

Ki-Nam Kim

President and CEO, Device Solutions
Jae-Yong Lee

Jae-Yong Lee

Vice Chairman
Young Sohn

Young Sohn

President, Chief Strategy Officer
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Samsung Electronics Office Locations

Samsung Electronics has offices in Suwon, Yongin-si, Hwaseong-si, Shenzhen Shi and in 4 other locations
Suwon, KR (HQ)
129 Samsung-Ro, Maetan-3dong, Yeongtong-gu
Hwaseong-si, KR
1, Samsungjeonja-ro
Yongin-si, KR
1, Samsung-ro, Giheung-gu
Shenzhen Shi, CN
SCC building A, No.88, Haide Yi Road, Nanshan District
Eschborn, DE
12 Kölner Str.
Tokyo, JP
10F Shinagawa Grand Central Tower, Kounan2-16-4, Minato-ku
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Samsung Electronics Financials and Metrics

Samsung Electronics Revenue

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Samsung Electronics's revenue was reported to be ₩239.58 t in FY, 2017 which is a 18.7% increase from the previous period.
KRW

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

65.5t

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

30.3t

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

46.2%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

13.2t

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

17.6t

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

33.1t

EV

(12.1t)
Annual
KRWFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

200.7t201.9t239.6t

Revenue growth, %

1%19%

Cost of goods sold

123.5t120.3t129.3t

Gross profit

77.2t81.6t110.3t
Quarterly
KRWQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

47.1t48.5t51.7t49.8t50.9t47.8t50.5t61.0t62.0t60.6t58.5t65.5t

Cost of goods sold

29.0t29.0t31.6t30.4t29.6t29.4t28.2t32.4t33.0t31.9t31.3t35.2t

Gross profit

18.2t19.6t20.1t19.4t21.3t18.4t22.4t28.6t29.0t28.7t27.2t30.3t

Gross profit Margin, %

39%40%39%39%42%38%44%47%47%47%47%46%
Annual
KRWFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

22.6t32.1t30.5t

Accounts Receivable

25.2t24.3t27.7t

Prepaid Expenses

3.2t3.5t3.8t

Inventories

18.8t18.4t25.0t
Quarterly
KRWQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

18.4t17.9t23.6t24.8t25.8t25.3t27.6t29.0t30.8t32.3t31.4t33.1t

Accounts Receivable

24.9t25.6t27.6t25.5t26.1t21.7t22.3t27.6t30.4t35.4t35.0t41.9t

Prepaid Expenses

3.7t3.5t3.6t4.1t3.7t3.8t4.1t3.7t4.2t4.3t4.2t4.2t

Inventories

19.1t19.3t22.8t18.7t17.9t18.4t21.9t23.0t27.0t26.5t27.4t28.2t
Annual
KRWFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

19.1t22.7t42.2t

Depreciation and Amortization

20.9t20.7t22.1t

Inventories

(2.6t)(2.8t)(8.4t)

Accounts Payable

(1.9t)200.2b4.0t
Quarterly
KRWQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

4.6t10.4t15.8t5.3t11.1t15.6t7.7t18.7t29.9t11.7t22.7t35.9t

Depreciation and Amortization

4.9t10.1t15.5t5.5t10.6t15.7t5.1t10.4t16.0t6.3t12.8t19.6t

Inventories

(2.3t)(2.1t)(5.6t)(279.8b)278.2b(3.3t)(3.9t)(4.9t)(8.9t)(2.2t)(3.1t)(5.0t)

Accounts Payable

1.2t(1.0t)532.6b1.2t973.6b3.5t3.1t2.0t3.5t142.3b(3.0t)1.2t
KRWY, 2018

EV/EBIT

-0.7 x

EV/CFO

-0.3 x

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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Samsung Electronics Operating Metrics

Samsung Electronics's Smartphones Shipped was reported to be 72.2 m in Q3, 2018.
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Samsung Electronics Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
CorePhotonicsJanuary 28, 2019$155 m
ZhilabsOctober 17, 2018
KngineMarch 06, 2018
Fluenty Inc.November 28, 2017
innoeticsJuly 10, 2017
VRBJune 16, 2017$5.50 m
melaudFebruary 15, 2017
PerchFebruary 03, 2017
QD VisionNovember 23, 2016
NewNet Communication TechnologiesNovember 15, 2016
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Samsung Electronics Revenue Breakdown

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Samsung Electronics revenue breakdown by business segment: 39.3% from Device Solutions, 40.6% from Information Technology & Mobile Communications, 18.5% from Consumer Electronics and 1.6% from Other

Samsung Electronics revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 16.0% from China, 18.5% from Asia and Africa, 18.5% from Europe, 33.8% from America and 13.2% from Korea

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Samsung Electronics Online and Social Media Presence

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Samsung Electronics News and Updates

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Samsung Electronics Q4 profits slump along with global demand

Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest smartphone and memory chip maker, reported a slump in fourth-quarter net profits on Thursday, blaming a drop in demand for its key products. Net profits in the October-December period were 8.46 trillion won (USD 7.6 billion), it said, down 31 per cent year-on…
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Samsung Electronics Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Samsung Electronics founded?

    Samsung Electronics was founded in 1969.

  • Who are Samsung Electronics key executives?

    Samsung Electronics's key executives are Sang-Hoon Lee, Dong-Jin Koh and Hyun-suk Kim.

  • How many employees does Samsung Electronics have?

    Samsung Electronics has 320,671 employees.

  • What is Samsung Electronics revenue?

    Latest Samsung Electronics annual revenue is ₩239.6 t.

  • What is Samsung Electronics revenue per employee?

    Latest Samsung Electronics revenue per employee is ₩747.1 m.

  • Who are Samsung Electronics competitors?

    Competitors of Samsung Electronics include GoPro, HTC and Electrolux.

  • Where is Samsung Electronics headquarters?

    Samsung Electronics headquarters is located at 129 Samsung-Ro, Maetan-3dong, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon.

  • Where are Samsung Electronics offices?

    Samsung Electronics has offices in Suwon, Yongin-si, Hwaseong-si, Shenzhen Shi and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Samsung Electronics have?

    Samsung Electronics has 8 offices.