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Vedanta Resources PLC Company Snapshot
Vedanta Resources plc is a natural resources company, which is engaged in exploring, extracting and processing minerals, and oil and gas. The Company produces zinc, lead, silver, copper, aluminum, iron ore, oil and gas, and commercial power. Its operations are located in India, Zambia, Namibia, South Africa, Liberia, Ireland, Australia and the United Arab Emirates. Its segments include Zinc-India, Zinc-International, Oil & Gas, Iron Ore, Copper-India/Australia, Copper-Zambia, Aluminium and Power. Its geographical segments include India, China, Far East Asia, Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia Others, UK and Others. Its Copper business includes a copper smelter, over two refineries and over two copper rod plants in India; a copper mine in Australia, and an integrated operation in Zambia consisting of approximately three mines, a leaching plant and a smelter. The Company's oil and gas operations consist of the assets of Cairn India Limited in India, Sri Lanka and South Africa.

Sales Analysis. Vedanta Resources PLC reported sales of £8.84 billion (US$11.78 billion) for the fiscal year ending March of 2017. This represents an increase of 23.7% versus 2016, when the company's sales were £7.15 billion. The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, Vedanta Resources PLC had sales of £8.73 billion. Sales of Iron Ore saw an increase that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up 105.5% in 2017, from £227.61 million to £467.74 million. Vedanta Resources PLC also saw significant increases in sales in Zinc (up 37.7% to £1.94 billion) and Aluminum (up 38.8% to £1.56 billion) and Power (up 37.1% to £631.49 million) . Not all segments of Vedanta Resources PLC experienced an increase in sales in 2017: sales of Zinc-International fell 2.1% to £255.17 million. (However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales). Vedanta Resources PLC also experienced decreases in sales in Copper-Zambia (down 1.0% to £637.24 million) .
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  Stock Performance Chart for Vedanta Resources PLC
  Stock Data: Recent Stock Performance:
  Current Price (12/8/2017): 638.50p
(Figures in Pounds Sterling)
1 Week -8.5%   13 Weeks -24.0%  
4 Weeks -24.8%   52 Weeks -31.3%  
Vedanta Resources PLC Key Data:
  Ticker: VED Country: United Kingdom
  Exchanges: LON Major Industry: Materials
    Sub Industry: Copper Ores
  2017 Sales 8,843,635,167
(Year Ending Jan 2018).
Employees: 25,035
  Currency: Pounds Sterling Market Cap: 1,725,156,854
  Fiscal Yr Ends: March Shares Outstanding: 270,189,014
  Share Type: Ordinary Closely Held Shares: 196,737,626
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