Vale S.A operates in the Iron ores sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Vale S.A with three other
iron ore producers in developing countries:
Sociedad Punta del Cobre SA
sales of 180.26 billion Chilean Pesos [US$221.72 million]
of which 87%
was Copper Concentrates),
(121.53 billion Indian Rupees [US$1.69 billion]
of which 99%
was Iron Ore), and
Godawari Power & Ispat Limited
based in India
(33.22 billion Indian Rupees [US$462.37 million]
of which 97%
was Steel Segment).
Vale S.A reported sales of 148.64 billion Brazilian Reals (US$33.87 billion)
December of 2019.
increase of 10.5%
versus 2018, when the company's sales were 134.48 billion Brazilian Reals.
This was the fourth straight year of sales growth at Vale S.A.
Sales of Others saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
39.3% in 2019, from
1.09 billion Brazilian Reals to 1.52 billion Brazilian Reals.
Vale S.A also saw significant increases in sales in
Ferrous Minerals (up 15.5% to 118.77 billion Brazilian Reals)
Not all segments of Vale S.A experienced an increase in sales in 2019:
sales of Coal fell 33.5% to 4.01 billion Brazilian Reals.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).
Vale S.A also experienced decreases in sales in
Basic Metals (down 0.7% to 24.35 billion Brazilian Reals)