Posco operates in the Blast furnaces and steel mills sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Posco with three other
steel companies in Asia:
Baoshan Iron & Steel Co Ltd
sales of 289.50 billion Chinese Renmimbi [US$41.61 billion]
of which 81%
was Processing and Distribution),
JFE Holdings Incorporated
(3.31 trillion Japanese Yen [US$29.09 billion]
of which 45%
was Steel Business), and
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation
based in Japan
(4.63 trillion Japanese Yen [US$40.72 billion]
of which 87%
was Steel Business).
Posco reported sales of 60.66 trillion Korean Won (US$53.62 billion)
December of 2017.
increase of 14.3%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were 53.08 trillion Korean Won.
The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, Posco had sales
of 63.60 trillion Korean Won.
Sales of Trading saw an increase
24.0% in 2017, from
16.77 trillion Korean Won to 20.80 trillion Korean Won.