Poongsan Corporation operates within the Primary copper sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Poongsan with three other
copper companies in Asia:
Furukawa Co., Ltd
sales of 161.80 billion Japanese Yen [US$1.44 billion]
of which 46%
was Metal Business),
China Nonferrous Mining Corporation Ltd
of Hong Kong
(10.19 billion Hong Kong Dollars [US$1.31 billion]
of which 74%
was Smelting), and
Anhui Jingcheng Copper Share Co., Limited
based in China
(7.92 billion Chinese Renmimbi [US$1.20 billion]
of which 100%
was Processing and manufacturing).
During the year ended December of 2016, sales at
Poongsan were 2.83 trillion Korean Won (US$2.61 billion).
a very small
increase of 0.4%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were 2.82 trillion Korean Won.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2014, when Poongsan
reported sales of 3.00 trillion Korean Won.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, Poongsan had sales
of 2.88 trillion Korean Won.
Sales of Ammunition saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
7.6% in 2016, from
768.46 billion Korean Won to 826.89 billion Korean Won.
Not all segments of Poongsan experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Cuprumalloy fell 2.3% to 2.00 trillion Korean Won.