L'Oreal operates within the Toilet preparations sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares L'Oreal with three other
cosmetics and toiletry producers in Europe:
sales of 3.52 billion Euros [US$4.14 billion]
of which 39%
was Scent & Care),
(7.03 billion Euros [US$8.26 billion]
of which 81%
was Consumer), and
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC
based in UNITED KINGDOM
(£13.99 billion [US$19.27 billion]
of which 42%
was Hygiene Home).
During the second
quarter of 2021, sales at L'Oreal totalled
7.58 billion Euro.
an increase of 29.6%
from the 5.85 billion Euro in sales at the company during the second quarter of 2020.
This was the biggest same quarter rise in sales at L'Oreal in the previous 30 quarters.
During the first two
quarters of 2021, sales totalled 15.20 billion Euro, which is
than through the first two quarters of 2020.
There appears to be at least some degree of seasonality in the sales at L'Oreal: during 7 of the previous 8
years, sales were highest during the fourth quarter.
The exception to this was during 2017, when the
first quarter was the best quarter, accounting for
27% of sales (during that same year, the
fourth quarter accounted for 25% of sales).
During the year ended December of 2020, sales at
L'Oreal were 27.99 billion Euro (US$32.89 billion).
decrease of 6.3%
versus 2019, when the company's sales were 29.87 billion Euro.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 10.0% decline
in Professional Products, from 3.44 billion Euro to 3.10 billion Euro.
There were also decreases in sales in
Consumer Products (down 8.2% to 11.70 billion Euro)
L Or Al Luxe (down 7.6% to 10.18 billion Euro)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Active Cosmetics (up 13.0% to 3.01 billion Euro)