Vale S.A operates in the Iron ores sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Vale S.A with three other
iron ore producers in Latin America:
Compania Minera Santa Luisa S.A.
sales of 154.62 million Peruvian New Sols [US$48.09 million]
Sociedad Punta del Cobre SA
(130.42 billion Chilean Pesos [US$216.50 million]
of which 89%
was Copper Concentrates), and
Shougang Hierro Peru SAA
based in Peru
(1.23 billion Peruvian New Sols [US$384.08 million]
Vale S.A reported sales of 94.63 billion Brazilian Reals (US$29.40 billion)
December of 2016.
increase of 10.7%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were 85.50 billion Brazilian Reals.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, Vale S.A had sales
of 103.20 billion Brazilian Reals.
Sales of Coal saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
65.7% in 2016, from
1.74 billion Brazilian Reals to 2.88 billion Brazilian Reals.
Vale S.A also saw significant increases in sales in
Ferrous Minerals (up 26.2% to 69.93 billion Brazilian Reals)
Others (up 32.4% to 548.00 million Brazilian Reals)
Not all segments of Vale S.A experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Fertilizers fell 13.1% to 6.47 billion Brazilian Reals.