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Vale is a company producing and selling iron ore and iron ore pellets for use as raw materials in steelmaking. The company operates through Ferrous Minerals, Base Metals, and Coal segments. The Ferrous Minerals segment produces and extracts iron ore and pellets, manganese, ferroalloys, and other ferrous products, and provides related logistic services. The Base Metals segment produces and extracts nickel and its by-products, such as copper, gold, silver, cobalt, and precious metals. The Coal segment is involved in the extraction of metallurgical and thermal coal, and provides related logistic services. Vale offers platinum group metals as well.
TypePublic
Founded1942
HQRio de Janeiro, BR
Websitevale.com
Employee Ratings4.3

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)149,300(+20%)
Job Openings29
Revenue (FY, 2020)R$208.5 B(+41%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)R$114.3(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Vale

Eduardo Bartolomeo

Eduardo Bartolomeo

CEO
Carlos Medeiros

Carlos Medeiros

Executive Director for Safety and Operational Excellence​
Roger Allan Downey

Roger Allan Downey

Member of the Board of Directors
Luiz Eduardo Osorio

Luiz Eduardo Osorio

Executive Director of Sustainability, Communication and Institutional Relations​
Alexandre Pereira

Alexandre Pereira

Executive Director, Global Business Support
Sandra Guerra

Sandra Guerra

Member of the Board of Directors
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Vale Office Locations

Vale has an office in Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, BR (HQ)
Praia de Botafogo, 186 - 501 - Botafogo
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Vale Financials and Metrics

Vale Revenue

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Vale's revenue was reported to be R$208.53 b in FY, 2020 which is a 40.3% increase from the previous period.
BRL

Revenue (FY, 2020)

208.5b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

40.3%

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

110.0b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

52.7%

Net income (FY, 2020)

24.9b

EBIT (FY, 2020)

57.5b

Market capitalization (11-Jun-2021)

586.7b

Closing stock price (11-Jun-2021)

114.3

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

70.1b

EV

594.7b
Vale's current market capitalization is R$586.7 b.
Annual
BRLFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

134.5b148.6b208.5b

Revenue growth, %

11%40%

Cost of goods sold

81.2b83.8b98.6b

Gross profit

53.3b64.8b110.0b
Quarterly
BRLQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

27.9b31.2b37.9b31.0b36.0b40.7b31.3b24.9b57.9b

Cost of goods sold

17.0b19.5b22.8b17.8b20.3b22.6b19.2b9.9b25.9b

Gross profit

11.0b11.8b15.0b13.2b15.7b18.0b12.0b14.9b32.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

39%38%40%43%44%44%39%60%55%
Annual
BRLFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

22.4b26.6b70.1b

Accounts Receivable

10.3b10.2b25.9b

Inventories

17.2b17.2b21.1b

Current Assets

59.3b68.7b126.8b
Quarterly
BRLQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

17.8b24.6b24.4b19.5b23.2b35.6b61.3b6.3b49.9b

Accounts Receivable

8.9b9.1b9.8b9.6b11.4b9.6b10.9b14.2b17.0b

Inventories

13.2b15.4b16.2b19.1b18.1b19.3b21.3b22.2b24.4b

Current Assets

50.7b59.4b60.6b58.7b61.0b77.0b103.7b111.2b99.0b
Annual
BRLFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

12.2b14.8b16.7b

Inventories

(3.0b)669.0m(724.0m)

Accounts Payable

(1.4b)2.8b(932.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

56.7b61.2b89.5b
Quarterly
BRLQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

2.8b5.9b9.3b3.0b6.8b10.5b3.7b8.0b12.2b

Inventories

153.0m(732.0m)(1.5b)(1.7b)(805.0m)(1.0b)(865.0m)(1.5b)(3.2b)

Accounts Payable

(1.2b)(1.4b)(82.0m)(362.0m)1.6b3.2b(2.8b)(2.3b)(1.3b)

Cash From Operating Activities

7.1b24.3b42.1b11.6b25.7b46.2b9.0b20.2b50.1b
BRLQ1, 2018

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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Vale Operating Metrics

Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020

Copper Sold, metric tons

73717710694111829984816489

Iron Ore Pellets Sold, metric tons

27 k5374991.78 k1.09 k418

Iron Ore Sold, metric tons

29 k21 k26 k27 k19 k14.76 k9.6 k19.27 k19.67 k27.17 k
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Vale Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Ferrous ResourcesDecember 06, 2018
Potasio Rio ColoradoFebruary 05, 2009
Inco LimitedOctober 24, 2006
Aços Laminados do Pará S.A.
Atlantic Iron S.àr.l
Australian Coal Inter Holding (NL) I B.V
Belcoal Pty Ltd
Belvedere Australia (BP) PTY Ltd
Belvedere Coal Management Pty Ltd
Biopalma da Amazônia S.A - Reflorestamento, Indústria e Comércio
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Vale Revenue Breakdown

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Vale revenue breakdown by business segment: 17.9% from Base Metals, 80.3% from Ferrous Minerals and 1.9% from Other

Vale revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 9.1% from Europe (except Germany), 58.1% from China, 7.2% from Brazil, 8.1% from Asia (except Japan and China), 5.5% from Japan and 11.9% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

Source: www.vale.com
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Vale Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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Vale Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Vale Online and Social Media Presence

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Vale News and Updates

Vale Tailings Dam at Imminent Risk of Rupture, Authorities Say

Vale Tailings Dam at Imminent Risk of Rupture, Authorities Say

Mineração Vale Verde completes construction at the Serrote copper-gold mine ahead of schedule and under budget

LONDON, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights The Serrote copper-gold mine and processing plant completed construction ahead of schedule and under budget Demonstrates Appian's ability to identify, acquire and develop high quality assets into production MVV has delivered the project with...

Vale Stock A Good Bet As Iron Ore Price Crosses $200?

Vale stock has seen a formidable rise of 46% in the last six months and is currently trading at over $20 per share. The sharp rally was driven by a recovery in global iron ore prices. Iron ore price per ton has crossed $200 in May 2021 and currently (as on 24th May 2021) stands at $209...

KDx Diagnostics, Cardiff University, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and Cellpath announce Initiation of Accelerate project to develop a non-invasive URO17® urine test for Bladder Cancer in hematuria patients

CAMPBELL, Calif. and CARDIFF, Wales, May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- KDx Diagnostics, Inc. (KDx), Clinical Innovation Accelerator (CIA), Cardiff University, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board C&VUHB) and CellPath, announced today a partnership to develop a non-invasive urine test for...

Battery Boom Prompts Iron Giant Vale to Mull Base Metal Spin-off

Battery Boom Prompts Iron Giant Vale to Mull Base Metal Spin-off

Vale Output Misses Estimates in Another Boost to Iron Ore Rally

Vale Output Misses Estimates in Another Boost to Iron Rally
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Vale Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Vale founded?

    Vale was founded in 1942.

  • Who are Vale key executives?

    Vale's key executives are Eduardo Bartolomeo, Carlos Medeiros and Roger Allan Downey.

  • How many employees does Vale have?

    Vale has 149,300 employees.

  • What is Vale revenue?

    Latest Vale annual revenue is R$208.5 b.

  • What is Vale revenue per employee?

    Latest Vale revenue per employee is R$1.4 m.

  • Who are Vale competitors?

    Competitors of Vale include UMMC, Vedanta and Glencore.

  • Where is Vale headquarters?

    Vale headquarters is located at Praia de Botafogo, 186 - 501 - Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro.

  • Where are Vale offices?

    Vale has an office in Rio de Janeiro.

  • How many offices does Vale have?

    Vale has 1 office.