African Oxygen Ltd operates in the Industrial gases sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares African Oxygen with three other
major worldwide industrial gas manufactuers:
Nippon Chemical Industrial Co Ltd
sales of 36.24 billion Japanese Yen [US$337.78 million]
of which 43%
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
of UNITED STATES
(2019 sales: $8.92 billion
of which 43%
was Industrial Gases- Americas), and
L'Air Liquide Societe Anonyme pour l'Etude et l'Exploitation des Procedes George
based in FRANCE
(2019 sales of 21.92 billion Euros [US$24.85 billion]
of which 96%
was Gas and Services).
Note: not all of these companies have the same fiscal year: the most recent data for each company are being used.
African Oxygen reported sales of 6.09 billion South African Rands (US$361.33 million)
December of 2019.
a very small
increase of 0.6%
versus 2018, when the company's sales were 6.05 billion South African Rands.
This was the fourth straight year of sales growth at African Oxygen.
The sales level in 2019 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2014, African Oxygen had sales
of 5.83 billion South African Rands.
Sales of Atmospheric Gases saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
7.9% in 2019, from
2.67 billion South African Rands to 2.89 billion South African Rands.
Not all segments of African Oxygen experienced an increase in sales in 2019:
sales of Lpg fell 5.5% to 2.41 billion South African Rands.
African Oxygen also experienced decreases in sales in
Hardgoods (down 4.0% to 788.00 million South African Rands)