Consolidated results 2007

  • Net sales for continuing operations increased to SEK 104,732m (103,848) and income for the period was SEK 2,925m (2,648), or SEK 10.41 (9.17) per share
  • Operating income rose by 5.7% in 2007, excluding items affecting comparability
  • Extra costs for new products launched adversely affected income for appliances in Europe
  • Best results ever for appliances in Latin America
  • Strong performance by floor-care operations worldwide
  • Good growth in Asia/Pacific, strong improvement in results
  • Solid performance by appliances in North America and Professional Products
  • Non-recurring items amounting to approximately SEK 100m had a positive effect on income in the quarter
  • Increase in costs for raw materials
  • The Board proposes a dividend of SEK 4.25 (4.00) per share
  • Outlook: Operating income in 2008 is expected to be in line with 2007

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The information in this report is that which Electrolux is required to disclose under the Securities Exchange and Clearing Operations Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. It was released for publication at 08.00 CET on February 6, 2008.