Kia Motors Corp.

Kia Motors Corp.

Kia Motors Corp.

Overview
Date Founded

1944

Headquarters

12 Heolleung-ro,Seocho-gu,Seoul 06797

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

34.1K

Industries

Automobiles
Trucks, Construction & Farm Machinery
Auto Parts & Tires

Company Description

Kia Motors Corp. engages in the manufacturing and sales of motor vehicles. It operates through the following segment: Passenger Cars, Recreational Vehicles and Commercial Vehicles. It is also involved in leasing vehicles, providing vehicle maintenance services and automobile Parts. The company was founded on December 10, 1944 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer & President

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President

Executive Director

Senior Managing Director & Head-Marketing

Senior Managing Director & Head-Public Relations

Head-Investor Relations

Managing Director & Head-Management Support

Vice President & Head-Kia Design Center

President-Executive Board & Head-Design

Vice President & Head-Business Management

Board of Directors

Former Chief Executive Officer & Vice Chairman at Kia Motors Corp.

Director & Head-Information Technology at Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer & President at Kia Motors Corp.

Professor at Gachon University

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Kia Motors Corp.

External Member, Board of Directors at Kia Motors Corp.

Chief Executive Officer at Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd.

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Recent Transactions
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Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd., Kia Motors Corp. purchase Hyundai Capital

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Green Cross Life Insurance Co. Ltd. /Private Group purchases Hyundai Life Insurance Co., Ltd. from Green Cross Holdings Corp.

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Kia Motors Corp., Kia Motors Europe GmbH purchase Kia Motors Company Italy SRL from Gruppo Koelliker SpA

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Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP

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Partner at Jones Day

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Houston-based Group 1 Automotive, Inc., a Fortune 500 automotive retailer, is a leading operator in the automotive retailing industry. Since its initial public offering in October 1997, Group 1 has grown to become the fourth largest dealership group in the United States. The company has achieved this success through a strategy that leverages management experience and emphasizes geographic and brand diversity, interrelated revenue streams, operational efficiencies and the prudent deployment of capital. Group 1 owns and operates 120 automotive dealerships, with 157 franchises and 31 collision centers, in the United States and in the United Kingdom. Through its dealerships, the company sells new and used cars and light trucks; arranges related financing, vehicle service and insurance contracts; provides maintenance and repair services; and sells replacement parts

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. provides car rental services. It operates as a vehicle rental business globally through its Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty car rental brands. The company operates through the following segments: U.S. RAC, International RAC and All Other Operations. The U.S. RAC segment deals with rental of vehicles, as well as sales of ancillary products and services in the U.S. The International RAC segment provides rental and leasing of vehicles, as well as sales of ancillary products and services internationally. All Other Operations segment provides vehicle leasing and fleet management services, and other business activities through its Donlen subsidiary. Hertz Global Holdings was in 2015 and is headquartered in Estero, FL.

Lookers Plc is an automotive retailer and distribution company. The company, along with its subsidiaries, offers sale, after-sale servicing, leasing, spare parts and related accessories of branded motor vehicles, motorcycles, and agricultural machinery. It operates through the following divisions: Automotive, Agricultural, and Leasing. The Automotive divison offers a range of quality and prestige new and used cars as well as aftersales and motability services. The Agricultural division is managed by Platts Harris, experts in the sales, service, and parts, supply of agricultural ground care, and construction. The Leasing division is actively serviced by Vehicle Rental Service (VRS), Charles Hurst Business Solutions, Charles Hurst Rent a Car and Lookers Leasing. The company was founded by John Looker in 1908 and is headquartered in Manchester, the United Kingdom.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$12.6T
Total Enterprise Value
$12.6T
Earnings Per Share
$2,414
Revenue
$53.5T
Net Profit
$968B
EBITDA
$2.52T
EBITDAMargin
4.7%
Total Debt
$8.75T
Total Equity
$26.9T
Enterprise Value Sales
0.23x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
4.99x
TEVNet Income
12.97x
Debt TEV
0.7x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
4.36%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
2.53%
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