Hyundai Motor (SEO:A005380)

Automotive World  2 hrs ago  Comment 
The Solaris, Russia’s most loved model, is the one millionth car produced by the award-winning plant Approximately 7,000 manufacturing-related jobs have been created by the facility Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Russia (HMMR) in Saint-Petersburg...
The Hindu Business Line  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Hyundai Motor India has enlarged its domestic market share and seen sales growth rate double that of the local automobile industry. During the period January to September, the company had...
Automotive World  Oct 5  Comment 
Hyundai Motor rises to 39th place in Interbrand’s annual global brand value rankings Hyundai Motor rated as top Korean automotive brand and the industry’s number seven Brand value grows to $11.3bn, up 8.5% since 2014 Hyundai Motor is the...
Automotive World  Oct 2  Comment 
Hyundai Motor America posted its best September ever, with sales of 64,015, up more than 14 percent compared with September 2014. It was a record CUV/SUV month as well with sales of Tucson, Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport at an all-time high. “We...
The Economic Times  Oct 1  Comment 
Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) today reported a 9.83 per cent increase in total sales at 56,535 units in September.
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 1  Comment 
The Economic Times  Sep 23  Comment 
Auto major Hyundai Motor India plans to launch 2-3 new models every year till 2020 as a part of its efforts to further consolidate its position in the country.
Reuters  Sep 16  Comment 
South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co, whose former growth was driven by value-for-money vehicles, is developing sports cars in its latest attempt to spruce up its brand image while it tries to stem a slide in mainstream sales and profits.  Sep 10  Comment 
SEOUL (dpa-AFX) - Hyundai Motor Co.'s (HYMLF.OB, HYMTF.OB) union workers in South Korea have voted in favor of a strike, lending support to their leaders in wage negotiations with management down the road. In a yes-or-no vote asking some...
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 2  Comment 
The country's second largest passenger cars exporter Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) on Wednesday said the company expects better sales from this festive season. "Last two seasons (previ...
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 1  Comment 
Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) today reported 13.50 per cent increase in total sales at 54,608 units in August.The company had sold 48,111 units in the same month last year, HMIL said in a stat...


Business Overview

Automaker Hyundai Motor (SEO:A005380) is the largest car manufacturing company in Korea. In Korea automobile market, Hyundai Motor occupied over 50% of domestic market share with over 0.7 million car sale in FY2009. Hyundai motor group also runs another car manufacturing company named Kia Motors (SEO:A000270). Those two companies took over 80% of domestic market share in Korea.In Global market, Hyundai motor recorded 5.2% of market share and $2.9 billion of sales.

Hyundai Motor has expanded their market. Hyundai Motor is growing their market share in U.S market. Besides, In India market, Hyundai motor ranked in second position with sales of 600,000 units. Except mentioned two markets, Hyundai motor is doing well in Foreign markets.

In FY2010, Hyundai motor recorded sales of $334 billion and net profit of $47.8 billion. In both Global and domestic market, Hyundai motor posted a total of 1.7 million units sold in FY2010.

Business and Financial Metrics

2008 to 2009

Unit sold: Hyundai recorded a total of 1.66 million units sold in FY2008 compare to 1.61 million units in FY2009, there was decrease of %

Sales: With decreased of 1.03% of sales Hyundai posted sales of $290 billion in FY2009, compared to sales of $292 billion in FY2008, $2 billion was decreased.

Net Profit: Hyundai recorded net profit of $13.1 billion in FY2008, but in FY2009 recorded net profit of $26.9 billion which was more than 2 times larger than net profit of 2008. There was growth of 104.54% of net profit in FY2009 compare to FY2008.

2009 to 2010

Unit sold: Hyundai recorded increase of 7.3% with 1.73 million units sold in FY2010 compare to 1.61 million units sold in FY2009.

Sales: Hyundai made sales of $334 billion in FY2010 with increase of 15.41% compare to sales of $290 billion in FY2009.

Net Profit: Hyundai posted growth of 77.8% in FY2010. In former FY, Hyundai recorded net profit of $26.9 billion which was double of net profit of FY2009.In FY2010 Hyundai made net profit of $47.8 billion.

Annual Financial Data FY2008 FY2009 FY2010
Sales$292 billion $290 billion $334 billion
Net Profit$13.1 billion $26.9 billion $47.8 billion
Unit Sold1.66 million units 1.61 million units 1.73 million units

Business Segment


Sales by model

Sales by model, Units FY2008 FY2009 FY2010
Domestic570,116 units 701,469 units657,897 units
Export1,098,639 units910,522 units1,072,799 units
Total1,668,755 units1,611,991 units1,730,696 units


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Sales in India
Export by Region, Units FY2008 FY2009 FY2010
North America281,539 units 296,925 units287,796 units
Europe317,621 units57,773 units104,298 units
Asia/Pacific107,982 units145,393 units169,771 units
Others391502 units410,431 units510,934 units

-US market

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-Europe market

-Asia market

Trends and Forces

Competitive Price

Commodity price

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Commodity price takes up % of car manufacturing cost. So naturally car price is affected by variation of commodity price. Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade announced if price of raw materials goes up by 10%, car manufacturing cost will goes up 0.68%. Since 2010, price of raw materials have been rosed with average 30%. It is expected that car manufacturing companies are forced to raise car price or lose their revenue.


Within US


Nissan has relatively same market share as Hyundai in U.S market. Nissan and Hyundai are now in the race to No.2 Asian automaker following TOYOTA.

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KIA motors

-Hyundai motor and Kia motor are two different car manufacturing companies from one mother company name Hyundai motor Group. Traditionally, Hyundai motor took over the half of Korean domestic automobile market share, but KIA motor had chased Hyundai motor with K-series. Based on Oct, 2010, Hyundai motor recorded 47.2% of market share and KIA motor recorded 32.5% of market share. This is different look of market share of year-before data which showed 66.5% of Hyundai motor market share and 27.5% of KIA motor market share.

Blue is Hyundai, Green square is Kia
Blue is Hyundai, Green square is Kia


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