Company Of The Day: Vale

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What?

Mining giant Vale (NYSE:VALE) posted a stronger than expected set of Q4 2021 results, with net profits surging to $5.4 billion, up from around $739 million in the year-ago quarter. However, revenue declined about 10% year-over-year to $13.1 billion.

Why?

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While the rise in reported net profits was driven primarily by the reclassification of cumulative foreign exchange gains, revenues are being impacted by weaker price realizations for iron ore – the company’s main product.

So What?

Vale stock gained about 1% in after-hours trading on Thursday.

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 Returns Feb 2022
MTD [1]
2022
YTD [1]
2017-22
Total [2]
 VALE Return 12% 22% 124%
 S&P 500 Return -5% -10% 92%
 Trefis MS Portfolio Return -3% -12% 246%

[1] Month-to-date and year-to-date as of 2/25/2022
[2] Cumulative total returns since the end of 2016

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