Half-yearly Report 2007

  • Net sales for continuing operations increased to SEK 50,715m (49,875) and income for the period was SEK 1,037m (773), or SEK 3.70 (2.62) per share
  • Operating income rose by 16% in the first half of 2007, excluding items affecting comparability, compared to the same period last year
  • Strong sales volumes in North America led to gains in market share and improved earnings
  • Income from floor-care operations doubled in the second quarter
  • Continued strong growth in Latin America
  • Lower income for appliances in Europe due to delayed product launches and higher raw material costs
  • Lower cash flow reflecting strong growth and delayed product launches
  • Group outlook for 2007 is unchanged

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The information in this interim 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 July 17, 2007.