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Samsung Electronics World’s No. 2 Chip Firm by Market Cap

Samsung Electronics World’s No. 2 Chip Firm by Market Cap

SEOUL, July 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co., South Korea’s leading tech firm, is the world’s second-largest semiconductor company in terms of market capitalization, data showed Thursday, despite a share price drop. Samsung’s market value totaled US$261.9 billion as of last Friday, only behind Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), whose market cap reached $306.3 [...]

Naver, Other ‘Untact’ Stocks’ Market Value Tops 100 tln Won

Naver, Other ‘Untact’ Stocks’ Market Value Tops 100 tln Won

SEOUL, July 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A combined market value of Naver Corp., South Korea’s top internet portal operator, and other so-called ‘untact’ stocks, such as Kakao Corp., have seen their combined market cap surpass the 100-trillion won (US$83.27 billion) mark for the first time amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. The market capitalization of the [...]

Market Cap of Bio, Internet Giants Surges amid Coronavirus Disruptions

Market Cap of Bio, Internet Giants Surges amid Coronavirus Disruptions

SEOUL, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) – The market capitalization of Samsung Biologics Co. and internet giant Naver Corp. has jumped sharply on South Korea’s main stock market over a one-year period, despite the coronavirus impact on the equities markets, data showed Friday. Samsung Biologics’ market cap stood at 40.3 trillion won (US$32.6 billion) at Thursday [...]

Samsung Group’s Market Cap Increases 10.2 pct This Year

Samsung Group’s Market Cap Increases 10.2 pct This Year

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The market value of Samsung Group units has risen more than 10 percent this year on a strong rally in tech-focused affiliates, a market tracker said Tuesday. The combined market capitalization of Samsung Electronics Co. and 15 other listed firms belonging to South Korea’s top conglomerate came to 524.2 [...]

Naver Cements No. 3 Spot in Market Cap

Naver Cements No. 3 Spot in Market Cap

SEOUL, Dec. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top internet operator Naver Co. appears to be cementing its position as the country’s third-most valued firm, sharply up from last year’s 10th place, on high expectations for its internet businesses and diversified portfolio. Naver’s market capitalization reached 29.75 trillion won (US$25.6 billion) as of Thursday on [...]

Naver Vaults to Become 5th Most Valuable Stock on Strong Earnings

Naver Vaults to Become 5th Most Valuable Stock on Strong Earnings

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top internet portal operator, Naver Corp., became the country’s fifth most valuable stock on the back of better-than-expected earnings, market watchers said Tuesday. Naver’s market capitalization stood at 26.61 trillion won (US$23 billion) as of Tuesday, making it the fifth-largest listed company on the country’s main bourse [...]

Hyundai Motor’s Market Cap Hits 8-year Low

Hyundai Motor’s Market Cap Hits 8-year Low

SEOUL, Jul. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top automaker Hyundai Motor Co. has seen its market capitalization touch an eight-year low as slumping global sales pound its share price, data showed Thursday. Shares of Hyundai Motor closed at 119,500 won (US$107) on Wednesday, the lowest closing price since April 19, 2010, according to the [...]