Smiths Group PLC operates within the Power transmission equipment sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Smiths Group PLC with three other
power transmission equipment manufacturers in Europe:
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sales of 3.29 billion Swedish Kronor [US$400.33 million]
of which 77%
Bavaria Industries Group AG
(761.61 million Euro [US$886.62 million]
of which 46%
was Serie/Automotive), and
based in Croatia
(2.85 billion Croatian Kuna [US$448.26 million]
During the year ended July of 2016, sales at
Smiths Group PLC were £2.95 billion (US$3.84 billion).
a very small
increase of 1.8%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were £2.90 billion.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2014, when Smiths Group PLC
reported sales of £2.95 billion.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, Smiths Group PLC had sales
of £2.84 billion.
Sales of Smiths Detection saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
12.6% in 2016, from
£467.00 million to £526.00 million.
Smiths Group PLC also saw significant increases in sales in
Smith Medical (up 4.5% to £874.00 million)
Smiths Interconnect (up 3.6% to £435.00 million)
Flex-Tek (up 5.6% to £284.00 million)
Not all segments of Smiths Group PLC experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of John Crane fell 8.3% to £830.00 million.