Financial data

Five year summary

SEK M   2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Sales, earnings and profitability          
Net sales 3,002.0 1,543.9 1,315.3 1,186.8 1,171.4
Reported operating profit 351.1 184.0 134.7 120.9 162.8
Profit after financial items 315.6 168.2 134.5 112.7 151.7
Profit margin, % 10.5 10.9 10.2 9.5 13.0
Profit after tax 220.5 120.8 95.5 78.9 112.5
           
Financial position          
Balance sheet total 3,663.6 3,463.3 1,258.8 1,208.7 1,072.2
Capital employed 3,064.0 2,994.1 1,062.5 1,029.4 911.0
Return on capital employed, % 10.7 12.7 13.0 12.5 18.5
Equity 2,004.9 1025.3 871.5 817.6 737.5
Return on equity, % 12.3 12.7 11.3 10.1 16.5
Risk-bearing capital 2,164.6 1,077.9 907.4 848.9 757.2
Risk-bearing captial ratio, % 59.1 31.1 72.1 70.2 70.6
Equity/assets ratio, % 54.7 29.6 69.2 67.6 68.8
           
Cash flow          
Cash flow before change in working capital 274.3 221.0 145.2 122.7 128.8
Cash flow from operating activities 243.7 251.0 118.0 137.2 160.3
Cash flow from investing activities –60.3 –1,295.2 –128.3 –39.9 –23.6
Cash flow from financing activities –139.0 1,162.6 40.7 –39.4 –70.1
Cash flow for the year 44.4 118.4 –51.1 57.9 66.6
           
Data per share          
Earnings, SEK 9.62 9.66 7.64 6.31 9.00
Dividend, SEK 3.25* 3.50 (1.75**) 3.25 3.00 2.75
Dividend yield, % 2.46 2.18 2.69 2.89 2.18
           
Other          
Average number of employees 1,446 764 636 559 518

*Proposed dividend per share.
** Dividend per share based on a doubling of the number of outstanding shares to 25,004,048 after the new share issue was implemented in February 2017.

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