BASF Se operates in the Paints and allied products sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares BASF Se with three other
paint manufacters in Europe:
sales of 5.85 billion Swiss Francs [US$6.01 billion]
of which 44%
was Plastics & Coatings),
(10.50 billion Euro [US$11.73 billion]
Akzo Nobel N.V.
based in the Netherlands
(14.20 billion Euro [US$15.86 billion]
of which 40%
was Performance Coatings).
BASF Se reported sales of 57.55 billion Euro (US$64.30 billion)
December of 2016.
decrease of 18.3%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were 70.45 billion Euro.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 78.7% decline
in Oil and Gas, from 13.00 billion Euro to 2.77 billion Euro.
There were also decreases in sales in
Performance Products (down 4.1% to 15.00 billion Euro)
Chemicals (down 8.2% to 13.46 billion Euro)
Agricultural Products (down 4.3% to 5.57 billion Euro)
Other (down 27.7% to 2.02 billion Euro)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Functional Solutions (up 1.1% to 18.73 billion Euro)