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
companies in this sector in Brazil:
Companhia Siderurgica Nacional
sales of 18.52 billion Brazilian Reals [US$4.91 billion]
of which 70%
was Steel and New Businesses),
Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA Usiminas
(10.73 billion Brazilian Reals [US$2.85 billion]
of which 93%
was Steel), and
Metalurgica Gerdau S.A.
(36.92 billion Brazilian Reals [US$9.79 billion]
of which 42%
was North America).
Gerdau S.A. reported sales of 36.92 billion Brazilian Reals (US$9.79 billion)
December of 2017.
decrease of 1.9%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were 37.65 billion Brazilian Reals.
The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, Gerdau S.A. had sales
of 37.98 billion Brazilian Reals.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 15.7% decline
in Unit Latin America, from 4.78 billion Brazilian Reals to 4.03 billion Brazilian Reals.
There were also decreases in sales in
Unit Special Steel (down 9.5% to 6.23 billion Brazilian Reals)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Unit North America (up 0.0% to 15.43 billion Brazilian Reals)
Unit Brazil (up 8.0% to 12.56 billion Brazilian Reals)