Metro AG operates within the Grocery stores sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Metro AG with three other
supermarkets and grocery stores in Europe:
of the United Kingdom
sales of £64.54 billion [US$98.38 billion]
of which 98%
was Retail & Retailing),
(78.46 billion Euro [US$101.11 billion]
of which 45%
was France), and
Fonciere Euris SA
based in France
(42.67 billion Euro [US$54.98 billion]
During the year ended December of 2012, sales at
Metro AG were 66.74 billion Euro (US$86.00 billion).
a very small
increase of 0.1%
versus 2011, when the company's sales were 66.70 billion Euro.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2010, when Metro AG
reported sales of 67.26 billion Euro.
The sales level in 2012 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2007, Metro AG had sales
of 64.34 billion Euro.
Sales of Media Market and Saturn saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
1.8% in 2012, from
20.60 billion Euro to 20.97 billion Euro.
Metro AG also saw significant increases in sales in
Metro Cash and Carry (up 1.5% to 31.64 billion Euro)
Not all segments of Metro AG experienced an increase in sales in 2012:
sales of Misc fell 90.9% to 24.00 million Euro.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).
Metro AG also experienced decreases in sales in
Real (down 1.9% to 11.02 billion Euro)
Galaria Kaufhof (down 10.4% to 3.09 billion Euro)