Gerdau S.A. operates in the Blast furnaces and steel mills sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Gerdau S.A. with three other
steel companies in Latin America:
Metalurgica Gerdau S.A.
sales of 37.65 billion Brazilian Reals [US$11.49 billion]
of which 41%
was North America),
Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA Usiminas
(8.45 billion Brazilian Reals [US$2.58 billion]
of which 89%
was Steel), and
Industrias CH SAB de CV
based in Mexico
(30.74 billion Mexican Pesos [US$1.67 billion]
of which 49%
was Steel - Special).
Gerdau S.A. reported sales of 37.65 billion Brazilian Reals (US$11.49 billion)
December of 2016.
decrease of 13.6%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were 43.58 billion Brazilian Reals.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, Gerdau S.A. had sales
of 35.41 billion Brazilian Reals.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 22.5% decline
in Unit Special Steel, from 8.88 billion Brazilian Reals to 6.88 billion Brazilian Reals.
There were also decreases in sales in
Unit North America (down 10.9% to 15.43 billion Brazilian Reals)
Unit Brazil (down 10.3% to 11.63 billion Brazilian Reals)
Unit Latin America (down 12.8% to 4.78 billion Brazilian Reals)