News 8/29/2018

Interim report Jan-Jun 2018

Second quarter of 2018:

  • Consolidated sales increased by 19.8 per cent to SEK 931.2 M (777.2).
  • Operating profit rose to SEK 117.3 M (98.5), with a margin of 12.6 per cent (12.7).
  • Profit after financial items amounted to SEK 105.6 M (93.6), with a profit margin of 11.3 per cent (12.0).
  • The Group’s profit after tax amounted to SEK 77.8 M (70.1).
  • Earnings per share* amounted to SEK 3.11 (2.80).

First half of 2018:

  • Consolidated sales increased by 13.1 per cent to SEK 1,748.9 M (1,545.8).
  • Operating profit was SEK 222.5 M (201.2), with a margin of 12.7 per cent (13.0).
  • Profit after financial items amounted to SEK 191.1 M (187.8), with a profit margin of 10.9 per cent (12.2).
  • The Group’s profit after tax totalled SEK 141.3 M (136.7).
  • Earnings per share** amounted to SEK 5.65 (6.43).

* The average number of shares during the second quarter was, in thousands, 25,004 (25,004).
** The average number of shares during the first half of the year was, in thousands, 25,004 (21,253).

Read the full Interim report Jan-Jun 2018.