Interim Report Q3 2019

October  22, 2019

July - September 2019

  • Net sales increased by 9,6% in the third quarter compared to the same period last year and amounted to SEK 3,953 million (3,607). Organic growth was 5.2%.
  • The operating profit for the quarter amounted to SEK 358 million (339), an increase of 5.5% compared with the same period last year. The operating margin was 9.1% (9.4%), of which 0.2% is a positive IFRS 16 effect.
  • Profit for the period totalled SEK 256 million (240). Profit per share amounted to SEK 2.00 (1.88).
  • The company's liquidity is good and unutilised credit amounts to SEK 1,453 million (589).
  • With effect from 1 January 2019, the company applies IFRS 16 with regard to the group's leasing agreements and all figures for 2019 include this change. The conversion had a positive effect of SEK 7 million on operating profit and of SEK 0.5 million on net profit.

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