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:
JFE Holdings Incorporated
sales of 3.43 trillion Japanese Yen [US$30.71 billion]
of which 46%
was Steel Business),
Tata Steel Limited
(1.17 trillion Indian Rupees [US$18.05 billion]
of which 92%
was Steel), and
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation
based in Japan
(4.91 trillion Japanese Yen [US$43.92 billion]
of which 86%
was Steel Business).
Posco reported sales of 53.08 trillion Korean Won (US$47.19 billion)
December of 2016.
decrease of 8.8%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were 58.19 trillion Korean Won.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 20.5% decline
in Construction, from 8.52 trillion Korean Won to 6.77 trillion Korean Won.
There were also decreases in sales in
Steel (down 5.1% to 26.84 trillion Korean Won)
Trading (down 8.4% to 16.77 trillion Korean Won)
Other (down 12.1% to 2.70 trillion Korean Won)