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Kakao Corp – World Class Benchmarking

Company: Kakao Corporation

Bloomberg ticker: 035720 KS

Market cap: US$48,987m

Background: Established in 2010, Kakao Corporation is a Korean Internet company well-known for its free mobile instant messaging app KakaoTalk. Since 2015, Kakao has also ventured into Internet banking and launched the taxi-hailing app KakaoT.

World Class Benchmarking of Kakao Corp


  • Profitable Growth rank of 5 was up compared to the prior period’s 7th rank
  • This is average performance compared to 260 large Comm. Serv. companies worldwide
  • Profitability rank of 6 was worse than its Growth rank of 1
  • Profitability rank of 6 was up compared to the prior period’s 7th rank
  • This is below average performance compared to peers
  • Growth rank of 1 was up compared to the prior period’s 2nd rank
  • This is World Class performance compared to peers


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