Half-yearly Report 2006

  • Net sales increased to SEK 49,875m (46,099) and income for the period from continuing operations amounted to SEK 773m (748), or SEK 2.62 (2.57) per share
  • European appliances results lower, reflecting the clearance of inventories related to the EU directive on hazardous materials
  • North American appliances sales up and margin stable
  • Floor-care products up strongly in North America and Europe
  • Continued strong profit in Latin America
  • Strong cash flow in the second quarter
  • Group outlook for 2006 is maintained
  • Outdoor Products is reported as discontinued operations

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Peter Nyquist, Vice President, Investor Relations and Financial Information: +46 8 738 60 03
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