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International Stocks - Popular Korean Stocks and the KOSPI Index

Here are 14 well-known Korean stocks that are components of the KOSPI (Korea Composite Stock Price Index) index, the benchmark index that includes all stocks listed on the Korea Exchange (KRX).

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Korean Stocks
Stock
Price Quote
1-Year Price Chart
Comment
Hynix Semiconductor
Semiconductor producer
Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd
Ship buiding and more
Hyundai Mobis (012330)
Automotive parts
Hyundai Motor Company
Automobile manufacturer
Hyundai Steel
Steel producer
Kia Motors
Automobile manufacturer
Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO)
Electric Utility
Naver Corporation
Internet portal services
POSCO
Steel producer
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Consumer electronics
Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd
Financial services
Shinsegae Co Ltd
Department stores
SK Hynix
Semiconductors
SK Telecom 
Wireless telecommunications services
Price data from Yahoo! Finance. Click small charts (sparklines) to expand. * Uses 10 years or all years of prices, whichever is less.


To inspect the performance of the Korean Stocks portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using weekly closes for stocks from Yahoo! Finance.

All currency values are in KRW.

The 13 stocks included in the portfolio computations are: 000660.KS, 009540.KS, 012330.KS, 005380.KS, 004020.KS, 000270.KS, 015760.KS, 035420.KS, 005490.KS, 055550.KS, 004170.KS, 000660.KS and 017670.KS. The current value of the portfolio assumes that 769.23 was invested (total of 10,000) in each stock at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2007. 005930.KS was excluded from the portfolio computations because of insufficient price data.


Korean Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
Korean Stocks
Start date:
Jun-11-2007
Start value:
10,000
End date:
Apr-28-2017
End value:
17,525
Number prices
516
Minimum value occurred on Dec-01-2008
5,751
Maximum value occurred on Apr-18-2011
20,391
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
75.25%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
5.82%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
17,525
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
36.49%
Number returns
132,870
Number profitable returns (Winners)
96,678
Percent profitable returns
72.76%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
36,192
Percent unprofitable returns
27.24%
Winners to losers ratio
2.67
See Stock Return Calculator for return information for individual stocks or ETFs.


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Customize your own Portfolio of Korean Stocks using stocks from the above table. See returns for specified combinations of stocks for specified durations.

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