Kobe Steel, Ltd. operates in the Blast furnaces and steel mills sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Kobe Steel, Ltd. with three other
companies in this sector in Japan:
Nisshin Steel Co Ltd
sales of 614.20 billion Japanese Yen [US$5.47 billion]
of which 94%
was Steel Business),
Okaya & Co., Ltd.
(851.43 billion Japanese Yen [US$7.59 billion]
of which 41%
was Steel), and
Daido Steel Company Limited
(505.22 billion Japanese Yen [US$4.50 billion]
of which 37%
was Special Steel Business).
Kobe Steel, Ltd. reported sales of ¥1.88 trillion (US$16.76 billion)
March of 2018.
increase of 10.9%
versus 2017, when the company's sales were ¥1.70 trillion.
Sales of Kobelco Construction Machinery saw an increase
17.4% in 2018, from
¥310.36 billion to ¥364.50 billion.
Not all segments of Kobe Steel, Ltd. experienced an increase in sales in 2018:
sales of Others fell 8.6% to ¥51.77 billion.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).
Kobe Steel, Ltd. also experienced decreases in sales in
Welding (down 2.1% to ¥79.96 billion)
Eliminations and Corporate (down 0.7% to ¥2.42 billion)