INTERIM REPORT 1 APRIL - 30 JUNE 2020
- Net sales decreased by 4 percent and amounted to SEK 2,805 million (2,934).
- Operating profit before amortisation of intangible non-current assets (EBITA) decreased by 10 percent and amounted to SEK 306 million (341) corresponding to an EBITA margin of 10.9 percent (11.6).
- Operating profit decreased by 17 percent and amounted to SEK 243 million (292) corresponding to an operating margin of 8.7 percent (10.00).
- Profit after tax decreased by 19 percent and amounted to SEK 184 million (226) and earnings per share before dilution amounted to SEK 2.65 (3.35). For the latest twelve month period earnings per share before dilution amounted to SEK 12.15 (10.85).
- Return on working capital (P/WC) amounted to 54 percent (54).
- Return on equity amounted to 29 percent (31) and the equity ratio amounted to 34 percent (35).
- Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK 324 million (253). For the latest twelve month period, cash flow per share from operating activities amounted to SEK 17.70 (10.30).
- Since the start of the financial year three acquisitions have been completed, with total annual sales of about SEK 465 million.
- Covid-19 is estimated to have affected net sales negatively by approximately 7 percent.
- The Board of Directors proposes a dividend of SEK 4.00 (5.00) per share.
- The Board of Directors proposes that the number of shares in the company be increased by splitting each existing share, regardless of series, into four shares (what is referred to as 4:1 share split).
|Group Summary||3 months||Rolling 12 months|
|SEKm||30 Jun 2020||30 Jun 2019||∆||30 Jun 2020||31 Mar 2020|
|Profit after financial items||233||286||-19%||1,052||1,105|
|Profit for the period||184||226||-19%||831||873|
|Earnings per share before dilution, SEK||2.65||3.35||-21%||12.15||12.85|
|Earnings per share after dilution, SEK||2.65||3.35||-21%||12.10||12.80|
|Cash flow from operating activities per share, SEK||-||-||17.70||16.65|
|Return on equity, %||29||31||29||32|
|Equity ratio, %||34||35||34||36|
|Comparisons in parentheses refer to the corresponding period of the previous year, unless stated otherwise.|