Umicore SA operates in the Primary copper sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Umicore SA with three other
copper companies in Europe:
GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO
sales of 500.56 billion Russian Rubles [US$8.41 billion]
of which 79%
was GMK Group),
(11.00 billion Euro [US$11.68 billion]
of which 76%
was Copper Products), and
Vedanta Resources PLC
based in the United Kingdom
(£8.01 billion [US$9.82 billion]
of which 29%
was Copper- India/ Australia).
Umicore SA reported sales of 9.70 billion Euro (US$10.31 billion)
December of 2015.
increase of 9.8%
versus 2014, when the company's sales were 8.83 billion Euro.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2013, when Umicore SA
reported sales of 9.82 billion Euro.
The sales level in 2015 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2010, Umicore SA had sales
of 9.69 billion Euro.
Sales of Energy and Surface Technologies saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
57.5% in 2015, from
902.96 million Euro to 1.42 billion Euro.
Umicore SA also saw significant increases in sales in
Recycling (up 23.5% to 5.52 billion Euro)
Catalysis (up 26.2% to 2.73 billion Euro)
Not all segments of Umicore SA experienced an increase in sales in 2015:
sales of Corporate and Investments fell 15.2% to 26.18 million Euro.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).