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
companies in this sector in UNITED STATES :
Rio Tinto plc
sales of $43.17 billion
of which 56%
was Iron Ore),
BHP Group Ltd
of which 39%
was Iron Ore), and
Bhp Group PLC
of which 39%
was Iron Ore).
Vale S.A reported sales of $37.69 billion
December of 2019.
increase of 2.5%
versus 2018, when the company's sales were $36.77 billion.
This was the fourth straight year of sales growth at Vale S.A.
The sales level in 2019 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2014, Vale S.A had sales
of $37.48 billion.
Sales of Others saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
29.2% in 2019, from
$297.73 million to $384.70 million.
Vale S.A also saw significant increases in sales in
Ferrous Minerals (up 7.1% to $30.12 billion)
Not all segments of Vale S.A experienced an increase in sales in 2019:
sales of Coal fell 38.3% to $1.02 billion.
(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 7.9% to $6.18 billion)