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 8.28 billion Euro [US$8.95 billion]
of which 55%
was Bureau Veritas),
Applus Services SA
(1.59 billion Euro [US$1.71 billion]
of which 66%
was Applus+ RTD), and
Intertek Group Plc
based in the United Kingdom
(£2.57 billion [US$3.20 billion]
of which 57%
was Operating segment - Products).
SGS Sa reported sales of 5.99 billion Swiss Francs (US$6.04 billion)
December of 2016.
increase of 4.8%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were 5.71 billion Swiss Francs.
Sales of Agriculture Food and Life saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
154.1% in 2016, from
368.00 million Swiss Francs to 935.00 million Swiss Francs.
SGS Sa also saw significant increases in sales in
Transportation (up 54.1% to 490.00 million Swiss Francs)
Environment, Health and Safety (up 26.4% to 464.00 million Swiss Francs)
Not all segments of SGS Sa experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Consumer and Retail fell 22.9% to 873.00 million Swiss Francs.
SGS Sa also experienced decreases in sales in
Oil, Gas and Chemical Services (down 1.9% to 1.10 billion Swiss Francs)
Certification and Business Enhancement (down 22.7% to 324.00 million Swiss Francs)