Consolidated results 2006

  • Net sales for continuing operations increased by 3.1% to SEK 103,848m (100,701) and income for the period amounted to SEK 2,648m (-142), or SEK 9.17 (-0.49) per share
  • Operating income amounted to SEK 4,033m (1,044), and adjusted for items affecting comparability, operating income increased by 13.7% to SEK 4,575m (4,024)
  • Improvement in operating income across all business areas
  • Strong fourth quarter for appliances in Europe
  • Stable results and margin for appliances in North America
  • Substantial improvement in results for Professional Products
  • Floor-care products up strongly in all regions
  • Increased investments in product development and brand building
  • The Board proposes a dividend of SEK 4.00 (7.50) per share
  • The level of the dividend reflects the fact that Husqvarna is no longer part of the Group and that SEK 5,6 billion has been distributed to shareholders through a redemption procedure

Telephone conference and presentation

A telephone conference and a presentation will be held at 15.00 CET on
February 14, 2007, at the Electrolux head office at S:t Göransgatan 143
in Stockholm, Sweden. The presentation will be chaired by Hans Stråberg,
President and CEO of Electrolux. Mr Stråberg will be accompanied by
Fredrik Rystedt, CFO.

A slide presentation for the fourth quarter will be available on the
Electrolux website

Annual Report 2006

Electrolux Annual Report for 2006 is expected to be distributed at the
end of March 2007. The report will be available at the Group’s head
office at S:t Göransgatan 143, Stockholm, approximately two weeks prior
to the Annual General Meeting 2007.

Annual General Meeting 2007

The Annual General Meeting of AB Electrolux will be held at 17.00 CET on
Monday, April 16, 2007, at the Berwald Hall, Dag Hammarskjölds väg 3,
Stockholm, Sweden.

Financial Reports in 2007

Interim Report January – March April 26
Interim Report April – June July 17
Interim Report July – September October 22

For more information

Peter Nyquist, Vice President, Investor Relations and Financial
Information: +46 8 738 60 03
Financial information from Electrolux is also available at