As the domestic stock market continued to weaken, it was found that one in five listed stocks recorded a 52-week low this spring.



According to the Korea Exchange on the 22nd, among 2,497 stocks listed on the KOSPI and KOSDAQ from the 1st of last month to the 20th of this month, 503 stocks broke the 52-week low based on the closing price, accounting for 20.1% of the total. .



Out of 940 stocks in the stock market during this period, 160 stocks (17.0%) had new 52-week lows.



Samsung Electronics, the No. 1 company by market capitalization, recorded a 52-week low of 64,800 won on the 28th of last month.



Naver, the 5th largest market cap and representative growth stock, set new lows on the 12th at 270,000 won, and Kakao, a growth stock that also remains at the top of the market cap, set new lows on the 19th at 8,400 won.



In particular, Mirae Asset Securities (May 12, KRW 7,670), NH Investment & Securities (May 12, KRW 10,000), Kiwoom Securities (May 12, KRW 83,200), Samsung Securities (May 19) New low prices fell one after another among securities companies such as 36,950 won per day) and SK Securities (May 19, 804 won).



It is interpreted that this is because the stock trading value decreased due to the bad market conditions, and the commission for stock brokerage decreased, and product management was also affected by the drop in stock prices.



During this period, 343 out of 1,577 stocks (22.0%) broke the 52-week low on the KOSDAQ market.



Celltrion Healthcare (May 16, KRW 54 thousand), Celltrion Pharmaceutical (May 19, KRW 73,900), CJ ENM (May 12, KRW 104,200), etc. This was included.



During the same period, 266 stocks, or 10.7% of the total, broke the 52-week high in the KOSPI and KOSDAQ markets, which was half of the new low.



By market, there were 120 (12.8%) in the stock market and 146 (9.4%) in the KOSDAQ market.



In the stock market, steel makers, whose raw material prices soared as the global supply chain collapsed due to the Ukraine crisis, etc., were the beneficiaries.



In addition, feed companies also recorded record prices due to the rise in grain prices.

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