Presentation – Interim Report Q3 2016

Highlights of the third quarter of 2016

  • Net sales amounted to SEK 30,852m (31,275).
  • Organic sales declined by 1.6%, while currency translation had a positive impact of 0.2% on net sales.
  • Operating income increased to SEK 1,826m (1,506), corresponding to a margin of 5.9% (4.8).
  • Four of six business areas achieved an operating margin above 7%.
  • Improved operating results across business areas, although operations in Latin America continued to be impacted by weak market environment.
  • Strong operating cash flow after investments of SEK 3.0bn (3.0).
  • Income for the period was SEK 1,267m (1,014), and earnings per share was SEK 4.41 (3.53).