|Changes in net sales, %, whereof:|
|Changes in exchange rates||1.6||7.8|
|Income after financial items||2,997||2,101||–30|
|Income for the period||2,242||1,568||–30|
|Earnings per share, SEK2)||7.83||5.45|
|Dividend per share, SEK||6.50||6.503)|
|Operating cash flow after investments4)||6,631||7,492||13|
|Items affecting comparability, included above5)||–1,199||—|
|Net debt/equity ratio||0.58||0.43|
|Return on equity, %||15.7||9.9|
|Average number of employees||60,038||58,265|
1) As of 2015, the accounting practice of items affecting comparability for restructuring charges is no longer used. Restructuring charges have previously been presented separately in the income statement and not included in operating income by business area and selective key ratios. For comparability purposes, the figures for 2014 have been restated to include restructuring costs. For a specification, read the press release; Restated figures for Electrolux for 2014, March 30, 2015, on www.electroluxgroup.com
2) Basic, based on an average of 287.1 (286.3) million shares for the full year 2015, excluding shares held by Electrolux.
3) Proposed by the Board of Directors.
4) See page 88.
5) Restructuring costs in 2014, previously not included in the key data above and reported as items affecting comparability.