Brown & Co Ltd operates within the Hardware sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Brown & Co Ltd with three other
lumber and hardware stores in Asia:
E. Bon Holdings Ltd
of Hong Kong
sales of 505.98 million Hong Kong Dollars [US$64.68 million]
of which 71%
was Architectural and others),
(49.07 million Singapore Dollars [US$36.78 million]
Kobayashi Metals Limited
based in Japan
(20.87 billion Japanese Yen [US$187.19 million]
During the year ended March of 2017, sales at
Brown & Co Ltd were 22.65 billion Sri Lanka Rupees (US$147.21 million).
increase of 13.9%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were 19.89 billion Sri Lanka Rupees.
Sales of Healthcare saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
81.3% in 2017, from
243.76 million Sri Lanka Rupees to 441.89 million Sri Lanka Rupees.
Brown & Co Ltd also saw significant increases in sales in
Leisure (up 32.7% to 2.44 billion Sri Lanka Rupees)
Other (up 20.1% to 600.43 million Sri Lanka Rupees)
Not all segments of Brown & Co Ltd experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Investments fell 56.0% to 330.65 million Sri Lanka Rupees.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).
Brown & Co Ltd also experienced decreases in sales in
Manufacturing (down 14.3% to 643.47 million Sri Lanka Rupees)
Real Estate (down 33.9% to 86.80 million Sri Lanka Rupees)