Bridgestone Corporation operates in the Tires and inner tubes sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Bridgestone with three other
major tire companies:
Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA
sales of 22.03 billion Euro [US$24.53 billion]
of which 51%
was Automotive and Associated Distribution),
Yokohama Rubber Co Ltd
(650.24 billion Japanese Yen [US$6.14 billion]
of which 70%
was Tire Business), and
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co
based in the United States
of which 53%
Bridgestone reported sales of ¥3.65 trillion (US$34.46 billion)
December of 2018.
a very small
increase of 0.2%
versus 2017, when the company's sales were ¥3.64 trillion.
The sales level in 2018 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2013, Bridgestone had sales
of ¥3.57 trillion.
Sales of Tires saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
0.7% in 2018, from
¥3.02 trillion to ¥3.04 trillion.
Not all segments of Bridgestone experienced an increase in sales in 2018:
sales of Diversification fell 2.2% to ¥609.01 billion.