Clariant AG operates within the Paints and allied products sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Clariant AG with three other
paint manufacters in Europe:
Oc Oerlikon Corporation Pfaeffikon AG
sales of 2.33 billion Swiss Francs [US$2.35 billion]
of which 53%
was Surface Solutions),
(10.50 billion Euro [US$11.35 billion]
based in Finland
(572.00 million Euro [US$618.38 million]
of which 83%
was Decorative Paints).
During the year ended December of 2016, sales at
Clariant AG were 5.85 billion Swiss Francs (US$5.88 billion).
a very small
increase of 0.7%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were 5.81 billion Swiss Francs.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2014, when Clariant AG
reported sales of 6.12 billion Swiss Francs.
Sales of Plastics and Coatings saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
3.6% in 2016, from
2.46 billion Swiss Francs to 2.55 billion Swiss Francs.
Clariant AG also saw significant increases in sales in
Care Chemicals (up 1.9% to 1.47 billion Swiss Francs)
Not all segments of Clariant AG experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Catalysis and Energy fell 4.4% to 673.00 million Swiss Francs.
Clariant AG also experienced decreases in sales in
Oil and Mining Services (down 2.4% to 1.19 billion Swiss Francs)