Interim Report January – September 2007

  • Net sales for continuing operations increased to SEK 77,089m (75,962) and income for the period was SEK 1,799m (1,213), or SEK 6.41 (4.16) per share
  • Operating income rose by 10% in the first nine months of 2007, excluding items affecting comparability, compared to the same period last year
  • Lower income for appliances in Europe due to costs related to product launches and higher costs for raw materials
  • Weak demand in key markets in Europe
  • Strong income and improved margin for appliances in North America
  • Best-ever third quarter in Latin America
  • Continued good growth in Asia/Pacific
  • Better cash flow, in line with seasonal pattern
  • Group outlook for 2007 unchanged, however increased risk for decline in the US market and pressures on European margins add uncertainty

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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 October 22, 2007.