Trend & Report
Samsung Securities expects SK Innovation to record earning surprise in Q1 2022
2022.04.18
  In the earnings report for April 18, Samsung Securities analyst Cho Hyun-ryul expects, “SK Innovation’s Q1 2022 operating profit is going to reach KRW 1,301.8 billion, probably exceeding recently raised consensus by 28%. This earnings surprise derives from the sharp rise in oil prices and bolstered refining margin caused by Russia-Ukraine War.” He suggested ...
"It's not waste, but valuable resource!" – How to reuse and recycle EV batteries
2022.02.11
  While the world is making efforts to reduce carbon emissions, the complete vehicle industry is making the switch from an internal combustion engine business model to electric vehicles (EV). As EVs have become well-known as an eco-friendly means of transportation, the global sales for these vehicles are rapidly increasing. However, this increase in EV sales also means ...
Global EV sales to continue upward trend in 2022, and SK Innovation’s tactics to serve the market
2022.02.07
  “In 2021, almost 6.5 million new passenger plug-in electric cars were registered globally, which is about 108% more than the 3.1 million in 2020.” These are the numbers mentioned in the latest report released on Feb 2 by InsideEVs, quoting EV-Volumes data. It is undeniable that the world is taking big shift into electric vehicles ...
Securities industry says “SK Innovation is gaining the momentum for revaluation of its battery business”
2022.02.03
  Hwang Gyu-won, a researcher at Yuanta Securities, said in a report on February 3, “SK Innovation’s battery business is expected to undergo revaluation due to three fundamental improvements,” and suggested a target stock price of KRW 410,000 won for SK Innovation.   In the report, researcher Hwang explained three reasons for the turn-up of ...
Securities industry expects SK Innovation to improve oil refining business and swing to profit in battery business
2022.01.24
  Securities firms in and outside Korea are sending positive signals to SK Innovation’s oil refining business and battery business.   Lee Jin-myung, senior researcher at Shinhan Financial Investment, said in a report dated January 19th that “2022 will be a good year for both SK Innovation’s traditional and new growth businesses,” and proposed a ...
COP26 recap in 6 keywords and numbers
2021.12.08
▲ COP26 took place in Glascow, Scotland, from Oct 31 to Nov 12, 2021. (Photo: https://ukcop26.org/)   COP, which stands for ‘Conference of the Parties’, is a series of United Nations climate change conferences that review progress made by members of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to limit climate change 2021 ...
SK Innovation’s strategies to win the European market, where an electric model became the best-selling car for the first time in September this year
2021.12.02
  | New milestone: an electric model became the best-selling car in Europe market for the first time   In recent year, it is no longer or shocking news that corporates declared carbon neutrality declarations, and governments announced related policies to achieve Net Zero target one after another. Consequently, more and more electric vehicles are ...
Securities industry says SK Innovation’s battery and separator business value is “excessively undervalued” and predicts it will be reflected correctly next year
2021.11.15
  The securities industry said that the battery and separator business of SK Innovation is currently excessively undervalued and expected its full valuation to be reflected in the market cap next year. In addition, the industry expected that the turnaround of the company’s main business and rapid top-line growth of the battery business will lead ...
Securities firms say SK Innovation’ Q3 financial results exceeded market expectation with firm growth of traditional sectors and burgeoning battery sales
2021.11.01
  After SK Innovation announced its Q3 results on October 29th, various securities firms have evaluated that the company’s performance exceeded the market consensus, thanks to its outstanding results in long-established sectors and fast growth of battery business.   According to the reports by SK Innovation, its total sales in Q3 of 2021 recorded KRW ...
What make SK Energy’s asphalt products special? The story behind the asphalt that reduces potholes
2021.09.10
  The frequent rainfalls during the rainy season tend to ascend the risk of road pavement damage. When rainwater permeates into cracks on the asphalt pavement, it may give rise to potholes*, which are also called “land mines on the road.” It also increases the risk of accidents induced by aquaplaning**. To tackle this recurring ...
NH Investment & Securities forecast a strong growth of SK IE Technology in line with the expansion of SK Innovation
2021.09.07
–   In a report published on September 6, Ju Min-woo, a researcher from NH Investment & Securities pointed out four major issues that would exert an influence over the secondary (rechargeable) battery industry including ▲the policy direction of the Biden Administration in the U.S., ▲ the direction of the battery technology advancement, ▲ the ...
SK Innovation aims for battery recycling business, taking a further step in the EV battery market
2021.08.13
  Climate change and many environmental issues are pressing the electric vehicle (EV) market to grow fast. According to the data revealed by EV Volumes, about 605,400 units, including BEV & PHEV & FCEV, were sold globally in June. This is a new all-time-high, surpassing the sales number of December 2020, and June y-o-y growth ...