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Samsung Electronics 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
HQSuwon, KR
Websitesamsung.com
Employee Ratings3.5
Culture scoreB-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)309,630(-3%)
Job Openings297
Revenue (FY, 2019)₩230.4 T(-5%)
Share Price (May 2020)₩50.7 K(+6%)

Key People/Management at Samsung Electronics

Ki-Nam Kim

Ki-Nam Kim

Vice Chairman, President and CEO, Device Solutions
Young Sohn

Young Sohn

President and Chief Strategy Officer
Dong-Jin Koh

Dong-Jin Koh

President, CEO, Head, IT & Mobile Communications
Jae-Yong Lee

Jae-Yong Lee

Vice Chairman
Hyun Suk Kim

Hyun Suk Kim

President, CEO, Head, Consumer Electronics
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Samsung Electronics Office Locations

Samsung Electronics has offices in Suwon, Asan-si, Hwaseong-si, Pyeongtaek-si and in 48 other locations
Suwon, KR (HQ)
129 Samsung-Ro, Maetan-3dong, Yeongtong-gu
Asan-si, KR
158 Baebang-ro, Baebang-eup
Hwaseong-si, KR
1 Samsungjeonja-ro, Banwol-dong
Pyeongtaek-si, KR
144, Samsung-ro, Godeok-myun
Seoul, KR
56 Seongchon-gil, Yangjae 1(il)-dong, Seocho-gu
Seoul, KR
Samsung GEC, 26, Sangil-ro 6-gil
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Samsung Electronics Financials and Metrics

Samsung Electronics Revenue

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Samsung Electronics's revenue was reported to be ₩230.40 t in FY, 2019 which is a 5.5% decrease from the previous period.
KRW

Revenue (FY, 2019)

230.4t

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

(5.5%)

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

83.2t

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

36.1%

Net income (FY, 2019)

21.7t

EBIT (FY, 2019)

27.8t

Market capitalization (29-May-2020)

338.0t

Closing stock price (29-May-2020)

50.7k

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

26.9t

EV

328.6t
Samsung Electronics's current market capitalization is ₩338 t.
Annual
KRWFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

200.7t201.9t239.6t243.8t230.4t

Revenue growth, %

1%19%2%(5%)

Cost of goods sold

123.5t120.3t129.3t132.4t147.2t

Gross profit

77.2t81.6t110.3t111.4t83.2t
Quarterly
KRWQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

47.1t48.5t51.7t49.8t50.9t47.8t50.5t61.0t62.0t60.6t58.5t65.5t52.4t56.1t62.0t

Cost of goods sold

29.0t29.0t31.6t30.4t29.6t29.4t28.2t32.4t33.0t31.9t31.3t35.2t32.7t35.9t40.0t

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

39%40%39%39%42%38%44%47%47%47%47%46%37%36%35%
Annual
KRWFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

22.6t32.1t30.5t30.3t26.9t

Accounts Receivable

25.2t24.3t27.7t33.9t35.1t

Prepaid Expenses

3.2t3.5t3.8t4.1t2.4t

Inventories

18.8t18.4t25.0t29.0t26.8t
Annual
KRWFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

19.1t22.7t42.2t44.3t21.7t

Depreciation and Amortization

20.9t20.7t22.1t26.5t29.6b

Inventories

(2.6t)(2.8t)(8.4t)(6.0t)2.1b

Accounts Payable

(1.9t)200.2b4.0t(533.6b)(1.3b)
KRWY, 2019

EV/EBIT

11.8 x

EV/CFO

7.2 x

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Samsung Electronics Operating Metrics

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Samsung Electronics Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SamsungOctober 17, 2018
Fluenty Inc.November 28, 2017
melaudFebruary 15, 2017
PerchFebruary 03, 2017
QD VisionNovember 23, 2016
NewNet Communication TechnologiesNovember 15, 2016
Harman International IndustriesNovember 14, 2016$8 b
TachyonOctober 27, 2016
VivOctober 05, 2016
DACORAugust 10, 2016
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Samsung Electronics Revenue Breakdown

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Samsung Electronics revenue breakdown by business segment: 25.2% from Semiconductor, 12.0% from Display, 41.6% from Information Technology & Mobile Communications, 17.3% from Consumer Electronics and 3.9% from Other

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Samsung Electronics Online and Social Media Presence

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Samsung Electronics Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B-

    68/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    72/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    74/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    66/100

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Samsung Electronics News and Updates

Samsung Teams Up with Global Esports Organization T1 as Official Display Partner

Samsung Electronics, the global gaming monitor market leader* today announced its official partnership with global esports organization, T1 Entertainment & Sports (T1). With this partnership, all teams and players located at the T1 headquarters training facility in Seoul will practice using Sams…

Samsung Electronics America unveils Samsung Money by SoFi

Samsung Electronics America, Inc., today unveiled Samsung Money by SoFi, a new mobile money management experience that brings a cash management account and accompanying Mastercard debit card to Samsung Pay, in partnership with innovative fintech company SoFi.

Samsung Electronics Unveils New Security Chip Solution for Mobile Devices

Samsung Electronics has introduced a standalone turnkey security solution for mobile devices to offer protection for tasks such as booting, isolated storage, mobile payment and other applications.

Samsung Electronics invests over RM18b in R&D in 1Q

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world's largest memory chip maker, said today that it spent 5.36 trillion won (RM18.75 billion) on research and development (R&D) activities in the first quarter of the year (1Q20).

Samsung Electronics Announces First Quarter 2020 Results

Samsung Electronics today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020. Total revenue was KRW 55.33 trillion, a decrease of 7.6% from the previous quarter mainly due to weak seasonality for the Company’s display business and Consumer Electronics Division and partially due to…

Samsung Electronics shuts U.S. factory after two coronavirus cases

Samsung Electronics said on Friday that it has suspended its home appliance factory in the United States after two of its workers had tested positive for coronavirus.
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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 Ki-Nam Kim, Young Sohn and Dong-Jin Koh.

  • How many employees does Samsung Electronics have?

    Samsung Electronics has 309,630 employees.

  • What is Samsung Electronics revenue?

    Latest Samsung Electronics annual revenue is ₩230.4 t.

  • What is Samsung Electronics revenue per employee?

    Latest Samsung Electronics revenue per employee is ₩744.1 m.

  • Who are Samsung Electronics competitors?

    Competitors of Samsung Electronics include Apple, LG and Sony.

  • 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, Asan-si, Hwaseong-si, Pyeongtaek-si and in 48 other locations.

  • How many offices does Samsung Electronics have?

    Samsung Electronics has 55 offices.