SGS Sa operates in the Testing laboratories sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares SGS Sa with three other
miscellaneous service companies in Europe:
sales of 7.87 billion Euro [US$8.40 billion]
of which 59%
was Bureau Veritas),
Applus Services SA
(1.70 billion Euro [US$1.82 billion]
of which 38%
was Applus+ Velosi-Norcontrol), and
Intertek Group Plc
based in the United Kingdom
(£2.17 billion [US$2.76 billion]
of which 28%
was Industry & Assurance).
SGS Sa reported sales of 5.71 billion Swiss Francs (US$5.64 billion)
December of 2015.
decrease of 2.9%
versus 2014, when the company's sales were 5.88 billion Swiss Francs.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 10.0% decline
in Minerals, from 703.00 million Swiss Francs to 633.00 million Swiss Francs.
There were also decreases in sales in
Oil, Gas and Chemical Services (down 6.8% to 1.12 billion Swiss Francs)
Industrial (down 9.5% to 884.00 million Swiss Francs)
Agriculture Food and Life (down 4.9% to 368.00 million Swiss Francs)
Life Science Services and Other (down 0.9% to 211.00 million Swiss Francs)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Consumer and Retail (up 3.7% to 1.13 billion Swiss Francs)
Certification and Business Enhancement (up 1.2% to 419.00 million Swiss Francs)
Environment, Health and Safety (up 7.3% to 367.00 million Swiss Francs)
Transportation (up 5.0% to 318.00 million Swiss Francs)
Government and Institutions (up 4.0% to 260.00 million Swiss Francs)