Highlights of the second quarter of 2017
- Net sales increased by 5.1% to SEK 31,502m (29,983).
- Organic sales were unchanged, contribution from acquisitions and divestments was 1.2% while currency translation had a positive impact of 3.9% on net sales.
- Operating income increased to SEK 1,942m (1,564), corresponding to a margin of 6.2% (5.2).
- Four of six business areas achieved an operating margin above 6%.
- Solid operating cash flow after investments of SEK 3.5bn (4.1).
- Income for the period increased to SEK 1,308m (1,079), and earnings per share was SEK 4.55 (3.75).