Trend & Report
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 ...
Korean securities firms say SK Innovation's Q2 earnings met market expectations but growth potential is still undervalued
2021.08.09
  Meeting the market expectations, SK Innovation achieved an operating profit of more than KRW 500 billion for two consecutive quarters of 2021, surpassing the KRW 1 trillion won mark of operating profit in the first half of the year.   Many Korean securities firms gave positive assessment of SK Innovation’s performance in the second ...
Green Energy Keywords: Net Zero, CCS/CCUS
2021.07.22
  The effects of climate change are already quite visible all around the world, urging everyone to take action cope with this huge crisis. It is unquestionable that Green Energy is the most significant solution that can protect our Earth, but how well do you know about the topics and terms that are related to ...
NH Investment & Securities expects SK Innovation to earn profit in the second quarter
2021.07.14
  While global oil price has been tending to rise from the expectation that the US’s oil reserve will decrease, the WTI (West Texas Intermediate) price reached a new monthly high on July 13 (local time). On that day, NYMEX closed the trade of the WTI for August 2021 at 75.25 USD per barrel, 1.15 ...
Charging while driving – electrified road for electric vehicles
2021.07.08
  As governments are enforcing regulations to cut the greenhouse gas emissions, electric vehicles (EVs) are rapidly increasing and believed to be the best option so far to replace the traditional ICE (internal combustion engine) ones. In the near future, low emission vehicles will no longer an option but a duty that both suppliers (automakers) ...
Yuanta Securities says SK Innovation may have earnings surprise in 2nd quarter, raising target stock price
2021.06.29
  Yuanta Securities is expecting that SK Innovation will achieve profit increase in the second quarter of this year, after a hard year due to COVID-19 pandemic and fallen oil price.   In a report released on June 29th, analyst Kyu-won Hwang of Yuanta Securities Korea said “SK Innovation is expected to have earned KRW ...
IEA predicts electric vehicles worldwide will surpass 145 million units by 2030
2021.05.31
  In a report released in December last year, IHS Market, an U.K. based research company, predicted global sales of battery electric vehicles (BEV) and other EVs this year will be about 3.94 million units, an approximately 70% increase compared to the sales of 2020. The competition to be the first to switch to 100% ...