Brown & Co Ltd operates within the Hardware sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Brown & Co Ltd with three other
lumber and hardware stores in Asia:
Hunter & Company Limited
sales of 3.49 billion Sri Lanka Rupees [US$19.31 million]
of which 73%
(67.96 million Singapore Dollars [US$49.46 million]
E. Bon Holdings Ltd
based in Hong Kong
(539.76 million Hong Kong Dollars [US$69.00 million]
of which 72%
was Architectural and others).
During the year ended March of 2019, sales at
Brown & Co Ltd were 21.19 billion Sri Lanka Rupees (US$117.41 million).
increase of 3.1%
versus 2018, when the company's sales were 20.55 billion Sri Lanka Rupees.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2017, when Brown & Co Ltd
reported sales of 22.65 billion Sri Lanka Rupees.
Sales of Real Estate saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
307.0% in 2019, from
77.98 million Sri Lanka Rupees to 317.34 million Sri Lanka Rupees.
Brown & Co Ltd also saw significant increases in sales in
Manufacturing (up 106.2% to 1.43 billion Sri Lanka Rupees)
Healthcare (up 22.4% to 868.07 million Sri Lanka Rupees)
Other (up 42.5% to 1.59 billion Sri Lanka Rupees)
Not all segments of Brown & Co Ltd experienced an increase in sales in 2019:
sales of Plantation fell 23.3% to 1.75 billion Sri Lanka Rupees.
Brown & Co Ltd also experienced decreases in sales in
Leisure (down 5.1% to 1.62 billion Sri Lanka Rupees)