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 33.48 billion Japanese Yen [US$300.69 million]
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
of the United States
(2016 sales: $9.52 billion
of which 35%
was Industrial Gases- Americas), and
based in France
(2016 sales of 18.13 billion Euro [US$20.26 billion]
of which 96%
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 5.54 billion South African Rands (US$423.30 million)
December of 2016.
a very small
increase of 1.2%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were 5.47 billion South African Rands.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2014, when African Oxygen
reported sales of 5.83 billion South African Rands.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, African Oxygen had sales
of 5.25 billion South African Rands.
Sales of Atmospheric Gases saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
9.9% in 2016, from
2.11 billion South African Rands to 2.32 billion South African Rands.
Not all segments of African Oxygen experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Hardgoods fell 15.5% to 666.00 million South African Rands.
African Oxygen also experienced decreases in sales in
Lpg (down 1.3% to 1.80 billion South African Rands)