Compagnie de Saint Gobain SA operates in the Construction materials sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares St. Gobain with three other
lumber and hardware stores in Europe:
Braas Monier Building Group SA
sales of 1.24 billion Euro [US$1.38 billion]
of which 33%
was Central, Northern & Eastern Europe),
of the United Kingdom
(£2.74 billion [US$3.57 billion]
of which 55%
was UK and Ireland), and
Grafton Group PLC
based in Ireland
(3.05 billion Euro [US$3.42 billion]
of which 91%
St. Gobain reported sales of 39.09 billion Euro (US$43.73 billion)
December of 2016.
decrease of 1.3%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were 39.62 billion Euro.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, St. Gobain had sales
of 42.12 billion Euro.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 3.2% decline
in Building Distribution, from 18.85 billion Euro to 18.25 billion Euro.
There were also decreases in sales in
Building Materials - Exterior Solutions (down 3.1% to 5.13 billion Euro)
High Performance Materials (down 0.1% to 4.39 billion Euro)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Building Materials - Interior Solutions (up 1.2% to 5.98 billion Euro)
Flat Glass (up 3.0% to 5.34 billion Euro)
Other (up 90.9% to 21.00 million Euro)