Interim Report Q4 2017

December  31, 2017

October - December 2017

  • Net sales for the fourth quarter of 2017 increased by 9 per cent compared with the corresponding period in the previous year and amounted to SEK 2,401M (2 199).
  • Operating profit for the fourth quarter of 2017 amounted to SEK 179M (145). It is an improvement of 24 per cent compared with the same period last year.
  • Profit for the quarter amounted to SEK 146M (100).
  • Profit per share amounted to SEK 3.39 (2.29).
  • The acquisition of Tecsa (Pty) Ltd has now been approved by the competition authority in South Africa and the planned takeover date is expected to be 1 March 2018.
  • The Board of Directors proposes that the Annual Meeting of shareholders resolves that an increased dividend of SEK 5.75 (5.50) per share shall be paid.

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