Highlights of the third quarter of 2017
- Net sales amounted to SEK 29,309m (30,852).
- Organic sales declined by 3.2%, currency translation had a negative impact of 3.2%, contribution from acquisitions and divestments was 1.4%.
- Operating income increased to SEK 1,960m (1,826), corresponding to a margin of 6.7% (5.9).
- Operating margins improved across business areas and four business areas achieved an operating margin above 7%.
- Operating cash flow after investments amounted to SEK 2.3bn (3.0).
- Income for the period increased to SEK 1,424m (1,267), and earnings per share was SEK 4.96 (4.41).