Despite the Covid-19 pandemic's impact on the economy, Samsung Electronics enjoyed a strong year in 2020.
LG Electronics reported an 87.8 percent increase in net profit in the third quarter to 649.2 billion won ($573 million) on demand for TVs and home appliances from people social distancing at home.
Assets of financial holding companies increased 7.4 percent in the first half compared to six months earlier as demand for loans rose, Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) data showed Tuesday.
Emart reported more than 300 billion won ($253 million) in net profit in the second quarter after selling off assets including land in Magok-dong, western Seoul.
Big Hit Entertainment, which represent BTS, reported a record first half despite the pandemic resulting in a cutback of concert schedules.
Jeju Air, Korea's biggest low-cost carrier, on Tuesday announced a revised second-quarter earnings report, which showed the company posted larger net losses than initially estimated due to the unsuccessful acquisition of debt-ridden Eastar Jet.
CJ CheilJedang said Tuesday that its net income quadrupled in the second quarter from a year ago as demand for ready-made foods and other foodstuffs rose sharply amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Orion achieved its best-ever performance for the first half of this year after a surge in overseas sales.
Hyundai Motor's operating profit in the second quarter more than halved on year as demand slowed and factories were temporarily shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic.