SOUTH KOREA TOP 500 COMPANIES - MARCH 2019

Top 500 Companies in South Korea as on March 2019

Top 500 Companies in South Korea as on March-16-2019, South Korea Big Companies, South Korea Large Compaies, Rank of South Korea Companies, Market Capitalization of South Korea Companies.
Rank in South Korea Companies: 1
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 257.75 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 341,446 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 307,302 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Telecommunication and Broadcasting Apparatuses
About Company:

Samsung is Top Number 1 company in South Korea by Market Capitalization as on Aug-31-2018 and second biggest company in world in Electronics Manufacturing company with 307 Billion USD Market Capitalization as on Aug-30-2018. Samsung manufactures Mobiles, Laptops, Home Appliances, TVs, Refrigerators and many other Electronic Devices.

Sector in Korea: Telecom, Manufacturing
Rank in South Korea Companies: 2
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 43.63 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 60,206 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 54,185 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Semiconductor
About Company:

Semiconductor Company with headquarters in South Korea. Manufactures Products related to DRAM, SSD, Image Sensor, Chips, NAND etc

Sector in Korea: Semiconductors, Technology
Rank in South Korea Companies: 3
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 26.87 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 31,506 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 28,356 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Motor Vehicles and Engines for Motor Vehicles
About Company:

Automobile Manufacturing company with headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Automobile
Rank in South Korea Companies: 4
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 23.02 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 25,660 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 23,094 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Basic Chemicals
About Company:

Chemical Company with headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Chemicals, Fertilizers
Rank in South Korea Companies: 5
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 22.41 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 33,418 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 30,076 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Medicinal Chemicals, Antibiotics and Biological Products
About Company:

Bio Pharmaceutical Company with headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Pharmaceutical
Rank in South Korea Companies: 6
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 20.16 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 21,217 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 19,095 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Other Chemical Products
About Company:

Manufactures Cosmetics, Household Goods, Beverages with headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: FMCG
Rank in South Korea Companies: 7
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 19.85 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 29,543 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 26,588 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Medicinal Chemicals, Antibiotics and Biological Products
About Company:

Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Company with headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Pharmaceutical
Rank in South Korea Companies: 8
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 18.93 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 24,590 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 22,131 Million USD
Business Sector: Data Processing, Hosting and Related activities; Web Portals
About Company:

Internet Company and Web Portal Business with headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Software and IT
Rank in South Korea Companies: 9
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 18.55 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 22,981 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 20,683 Million USD
Business Sector: Other Specialized Wholesale
About Company:

Construction, Trading, Fashion, Resorts are four Core businesses with headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Construction
Rank in South Korea Companies: 10
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 17.73 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 21,708 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 19,537 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Parts and Accessories for Motor Vehicles(New Products)
About Company:

Automotive Parts Manufacturing Company with headquarters in South Korea. They have 25,216 employees as on 2018.

Module Parts Manufacturing:
Hyundai Mobis wields its cutting-edge vehicle modularization technology to manufacture and supply chassis modules, cockpit modules for car makers. Though collaboration with car makers, the advanced module parts at Hyundai Mobis are perfected from the very initial stage of R&D, from design to testing.

Sector in Korea: Automobile
Rank in South Korea Companies: 11
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 16.98 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 18,193 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 16,373 Million USD
Business Sector: Other Financial Intermediation
About Company:

Conglomerate company with business segments Chemicals, Energy, Telecom, Construction, Shipping, Infrastructure, Semicounductors and many more. Headquarters in South Korea.

Rank in South Korea Companies: 12
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 15.81 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 17,904 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 16,114 Million USD
Business Sector: Other Financial Intermediation
About Company:

Leading Energy and Petrochemical Company, Petroleum Refining, Oil and Gas Exploration company with headquarters in South Korea. 

Sector in Korea: Energy, Oil and Gas
Rank in South Korea Companies: 13
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 15.51 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 18,420 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 16,578 Million USD
Business Sector: Insurance
About Company:

Insurance Company with headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Financial, Insurance
Rank in South Korea Companies: 14
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 15.46 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 18,416 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 16,574 Million USD
Business Sector: Computer programming, System Integration and Management Services
About Company:

Information Technology Company with headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Software and IT, Technology
Rank in South Korea Companies: 15
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 13.20 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 12,936 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 11,643 Million USD
Business Sector: Insurance
About Company:

Insurance Company with headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Financial, Insurance
Rank in South Korea Companies: 16
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 12.93 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 16,354 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 14,719 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Primary Cells and Batteries and Accumulators
About Company:

Samsung SDI is a manufacturer of the rechargeable batteries for IT industry, automobiles and energy storage systems (ESS), as well as cutting-edge materials used to produce semiconductors, displays, and solar panels. Headquarters in South Korea.

Rank in South Korea Companies: 17
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 12.93 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 13,674 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 12,307 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Tobacco Products
About Company:

Tobacco and Tobacco Products company with headquarters in South Korea.

Rank in South Korea Companies: 18
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 12.05 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 12,353 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 11,118 Million USD
Business Sector: Other Financial Intermediation
About Company:

Conglomerate Company with subsidiary companies working in Electronics, Telecom, Chemical sectors.

Rank in South Korea Companies: 19
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 12.04 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 13,032 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 11,729 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Motor Vehicles and Engines for Motor Vehicles
About Company:

Second Largest Automobile Company in South Korea with headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Automobile
Rank in South Korea Companies: 20
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 11.58 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 13,043 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 11,739 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Telecommunication and Broadcasting Apparatuses
About Company:

Electronics Company with headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.

What LG Electronics Manufactures?

Home Appliance & Air Solution 
Refrigerators, Washing machines, Dishwashers, Cooking appliances, Vacuum cleaners, Built-in appliances, Air conditioners, Air purifiers, Dehumidifiers


Home Entertainment
TVs, Audio & Video, Monitors, PCs & Accessories, Commercial Products

Rank in South Korea Companies: 21
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 11.07 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 17,004 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 15,303 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Other Chemical Products
About Company:

Manufactures and sells Personal Care Products, Skin Care Products, Cosmetics, Beauty Care Products. Company headquarters is in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: FMCG
Rank in South Korea Companies: 22
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 10.00 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 12,820 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 11,538 Million USD
Business Sector: Other Financial Intermediation
About Company:

Hana Financial Group dedicates itself to customer satisfaction and happiness through a comprehensive range of financial products and services for each stage of life. As part of these services, its premier financial service network leads the industry by creating synergy among its subsidiaries in banking, securities, credit cards, capital, and insurance.

Sector in Korea: Financial
Rank in South Korea Companies: 23
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 9.78 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 13,930 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 12,537 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Refined Petroleum Products
About Company:

Petroleum Refining, Petro Chemical Products Production, Lubricant Products is the core business of S-Oil. Headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Energy, Oil and Gas
Rank in South Korea Companies: 24
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 9.00 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 10,226 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 9,203 Million USD
Business Sector: Software Development and Supply
About Company:

Software related Games developing company with headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Software and IT, Technology
Rank in South Korea Companies: 25
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 8.90 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 10,848 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 9,763 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Basic Chemicals
About Company:

Chemicals manufacturing company with headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Chemicals, Fertilizers
Rank in South Korea Companies: 26
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 8.58 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 8,732 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 7,859 Million USD
Business Sector: Software Development and Supply
About Company:

Video Development Company with headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Software and IT, Technology
Rank in South Korea Companies: 27
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 8.07 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 8,231 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 7,408 Million USD
Business Sector: Building of Ships and Boats
About Company:

Manufactures Ships, Marine Engines, Power Engines. Headquarters in South Korea.

Rank in South Korea Companies: 28
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 7.89 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 9,650 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 8,685 Million USD
Business Sector: Data Processing, Hosting and Related activities; Web Portals
About Company:

Internet company and mobile app messaging with headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Technology, Software and IT
Rank in South Korea Companies: 29
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 7.65 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 7,869 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 7,082 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Basic Precious and Non-ferrous Metals
Rank in South Korea Companies: 30
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 7.39 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 8,344 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 7,509 Million USD
Business Sector: Banking and Savings Institutions
About Company:

Banking company with headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Banks, Financial
Rank in South Korea Companies: 31
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 6.66 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 12,229 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 11,006 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Electronic Components
About Company:

Samsung Electro-Mechanics has become a remarkable developer and manufacturer of key electronic components not only in Korea but also in other parts of the world. Samsung Electro-Mechanics has been leveraging its technological excellence in key areas, such as high-frequency wireless materials and power/precision mechanics to further develop its strategic technology and to generate synergic effect in its businesses.

Sector in Korea: Electronics Manufacturing
Rank in South Korea Companies: 32
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 6.24 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 6,790 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 6,111 Million USD
Business Sector: Other Personnal Service Activities n.e.c.
About Company:

Manufactures water purifiers, air purifiers, bidets, water softeners, mattresses, cosmetics, and other life convenience products
 

Sector in Korea: Electronics Manufacturing
Rank in South Korea Companies: 33
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 5.78 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 6,964 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 6,268 Million USD
Business Sector: Telecommunications
About Company:

Telecom Company with headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Telecom
Rank in South Korea Companies: 34
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 5.54 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 8,272 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 7,445 Million USD
Business Sector: Other Financial Intermediation
About Company:

Manufactures Personal Care, Skin Care, Beauty Care, Make Up Products. Headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: FMCG
Rank in South Korea Companies: 35
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 5.49 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 7,139 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 6,425 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Basic Iron and Steel
Rank in South Korea Companies: 36
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 5.43 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 6,379 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 5,741 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of General Purpose Machinery
About Company:

Manufactures Compressors, Cooling Module, Electrified Vehicle and Hybrid Thermal Systems, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Fluid Transport, Pumps and Valves. Head Quarters in South Korea

Sector in Korea: Engineering
Rank in South Korea Companies: 37
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 5.09 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 4,497 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 4,048 Million USD
Business Sector: Building of Ships and Boats
Rank in South Korea Companies: 38
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 5.03 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 6,303 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 5,673 Million USD
Business Sector: Other Financial Intermediation
Sector in Korea: Financial
Rank in South Korea Companies: 39
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 4.98 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 6,746 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 6,072 Million USD
Business Sector: Heavy Construction
Rank in South Korea Companies: 40
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 4.94 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 6,775 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 6,098 Million USD
Business Sector: Activities Auxiliary to Financial Service Activities
Sector in Korea: Financial
Rank in South Korea Companies: 41
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 4.93 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 5,562 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 5,006 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Medicaments
About Company:

Pharmaceutical Company with headquarters in South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Pharmaceutical, Health Care
Rank in South Korea Companies: 42
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 4.77 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 5,078 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 4,570 Million USD
Business Sector: Retail Sale in Non-Specialized Stores
Rank in South Korea Companies: 43
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 4.72 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 5,534 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 4,980 Million USD
Business Sector: Other Financial Intermediation
About Company:

Conglomerate company with business segments Hotels, Finance, Chemical, Housing, Amusement and Entertainment, Food Products etc

Rank in South Korea Companies: 44
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 4.64 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 5,717 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 5,145 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Rubber Products
About Company:

Tires manufacturing for vehicles, cars etc.

Sector in Korea: Manufacturing, Automobile
Rank in South Korea Companies: 45
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 4.64 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 5,474 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 4,926 Million USD
Business Sector: Other Financial Intermediation
About Company:

Hanmi Pharm is a Korean Pharmaceutical industry by focusing on R&D.

Sector in Korea: Pharmaceutical
Rank in South Korea Companies: 46
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 4.53 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 5,028 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 4,525 Million USD
Business Sector: Other Financial Intermediation
Sector in Korea: Financial
Rank in South Korea Companies: 47
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 4.52 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 5,273 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 4,746 Million USD
Business Sector: Manufacture of Other Food Products
Rank in South Korea Companies: 48
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 4.45 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 4,453 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 4,008 Million USD
Business Sector: Insurance
Sector in Korea: Financial, Insurance
Rank in South Korea Companies: 49
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 4.34 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 5,979 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 5,381 Million USD
Business Sector: Retail Sale in Non-Specialized Stores
About Company:

Retail Company with Retail Stores across South Korea.

Sector in Korea: Retail
Rank in South Korea Companies: 50
Market Cap (Mar-16-2019): 4.24 Billion USD
Market Capitalization Value (Sep-01-2018): 4,481 Billion KRW
Market Cap - Million USD (Sep-01-2018): 4,033 Million USD
Business Sector: Other Services Allied to Transport Agency
Sector in Korea: Transportation

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