Sotheby's operates in the Business services sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Sotheby's with three other
companies in this sector in the United States:
CoStar Group, Inc
sales of $837.63 million
of which 97%
was North America),
Zillow Group Inc
of which 100%
was Home-Related services), and
of which 63%
was Financial Services(Accounting Tax)).
Sotheby's reported sales of $805.38 million
December of 2016.
decrease of 16.2%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were $961.49 million.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, Sotheby's had sales
of $831.84 million.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 18.5% decline
in Agency, from $892.03 million to $726.66 million.
There were also decreases in sales in
Finance (down 6.2% to $61.23 million)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
All Other (up 37.0% to $26.00 million)