Interim report Q3 1 April - 31 December 2016

Third QUARTER (1 October - 31 December 2016)

  • Net sales increased by 16 percent and amounted to SEK 1,819 million (1,570).
  • Operating profit before amortisation of intangible non-current assets (EBITA) increased by 39 percent and amounted to SEK 160 million (117) corresponding to an EBITA-margin of 8.8 percent (7.4).
  • Operating profit increased by 45 percent and amounted to SEK 132 million (92) corresponding to an operating margin of 7.3 percent (5.8).
  • Profit after tax increased by 38 percent and amounted to SEK 98 million (71).
  • Earnings per share before dilution amounted to SEK 1.40 (1.05). For the 12-month period, earnings per share before dilution amounted to SEK 6.05 (4.90).

the Period (1 April - 31 December 2016)

  • Net sales increased by 16 percent and amounted to SEK 5,237 million (4,524).
  • Operating profit before amortisation of intangible non-current assets (EBITA) increased by 33 percent and amounted to SEK 522 million (394) corresponding to an EBITA-margin of 10.0 percent (8.7).
  • Operating profit increased by 35 percent and amounted to SEK 441 million (326) corresponding to an operating margin of 8.4 percent (7.2).
  • Profit after tax increased by 34 percent and amounted to SEK 332 million (248).
  • Earnings per share before dilution amounted to SEK 4.85 (3.65).
  • Return on working capital (P/WC) amounted to 50 percent and return on equity amounted to 26 percent (26).
  • The equity ratio amounted to 39 percent (35).
  • Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK 391 million (329). For the 12-month period, cash flow per share amounted to SEK 8.00 (7.50).
  • Since the start of the financial year we have completed nine acquisitions, of which two after the end of the period, with total annual sales of about SEK 480 million.

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GROUP SUMMARY 3 months ending   9 months ending   12 months ending
SEKm 31 Dec 16 31 Dec 15   31 Dec 16 31 Dec 15   31 Dec 16 31 Mar 16
Net sales 1,819 1,570 16%   5,237 4,524 16%   6,868 6,155 12%
EBITA 160 117 39%   522 394 33%   664 536 24%
EBITA-margin % 8.8 7.4     10.0 8.7     9.7 8.7  
Profit after financial items 126 87 45%   426 315 35%   534 423 26%
Profit for the period 98 71 38%   332 248 34%   417 333 25%
Earnings per share (EPS), SEK 1.40 1.05 33%   4.85 3.65 33%   6.05 4.85 25%
Cash flow per share from operating activities, SEK                 8.00 7.10 13%
Return on equity, %                 26 20  
The equity ratio, %                 39 40  
All data in this report refer to continuing operations, excluding the distribution of AddLife, unless otherwise stated. All figures regarding the income statement refer to continuing operations retroactively from 1 April 2014. All figures regarding the balance sheet refer to continuing operations from 31 March 2016 without retroactivity for earlier periods.
Latest updated: 2/2/2017 11:30:46 AM by charlotte.becker@oxp.se