African Oxygen Ltd operates in the Industrial gases sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares African Oxygen with three other
major worldwide industrial gas manufactuers:
Nippon Chemical Industrial Co Ltd
sales of 36.80 billion Japanese Yen [US$332.29 million]
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
of the United States
(2017 sales: $8.19 billion
of which 44%
was Industrial Gases- Americas), and
based in France
(2017 sales of 20.35 billion Euro [US$23.10 billion]
of which 97%
was Gas and Services).
Note: not all of these companies have the same fiscal year: the most recent data for each company are being used.
African Oxygen reported sales of 5.69 billion South African Rands (US$390.71 million)
December of 2017.
increase of 2.8%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were 5.54 billion South African Rands.
The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, African Oxygen had sales
of 5.56 billion South African Rands.
Sales of Lpg saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
11.0% in 2017, from
1.80 billion South African Rands to 1.99 billion South African Rands.
Not all segments of African Oxygen experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Atmospheric Gases fell 1.6% to 2.28 billion South African Rands.
African Oxygen also experienced decreases in sales in
Hardgoods (down 0.9% to 660.00 million South African Rands)