Financial Summary

  2018 2017 Rolling Full Year
SEK millions unless otherwise stated Q2 Q2 12 months 2017
Sales measures        
Net sales 8 056 6 818 29 315 27 484
Growth, % 18% 7%   12%
Organic growth, % 8% 8%   9%
Performance measures        
Operating profit (EBIT) 582 471 2 172 2 043
EBITA 678 558 2 537 2 394
Adjusted EBITA 678 570 2 537 2 405
EBITDA 727 599 2 720 2 562
Adjusted EBITDA 727 610 2 720 2 573
Margin measures        
EBIT margin, % 7,2% 6,9% 7,4% 7,4%
EBITA margin, % 8,4% 8,2% 8,7% 8,7%
Adjusted EBITA margin, % 8,4% 8,4% 8,7% 8,8%
Cash flow measures        
Cash flow for the period 263 -419 390 86
Operating cash flow 429 309 1 893 1 991
Operating cash flow/EBITDA     70% 78%
Capital structure        
Cash 1 355 957 1 355 1 295
External net debt 8 017 7 251 8 017 6 742
External net debt/Adjusted EBITDA     2,9 2,6
Debt/equity ratio, times     0,9 0,7
Equity/assets ratio, %     35% 36%
Working capital (average) 3 182 2 268 2 865 2 429
Working capital at end of period 3 318 2 393 3 318 2 483
Operating capital (average) 17 363 15 748 16 592 15 890
Operating capital, excluding intangible assets (average) 4 078 3 129 3 729 3 277
Returns        
Return on operating capital, %     13% 13%
Return on operating capital (excluding intangible assets), %     68% 73%
Return on equity, %     18% 17%
Return on working capital %     89% 99%
Shares         
Number of shares outstanding at end of period (thousands) 436 302 436 302 436 302 436 302
Number of shares outstanding, net after repurchase (thousands)  429 302 436 302 429 302 429 302
Weighted average number of basic shares outstanding, net after repurchase (thousands) 429 302 436 302 431 932 435 415
Weighted average number of diluted shares outstanding, net after repurchase (thousands) 429 935 436 374 432 326 435 428
Basic earnings per share, SEK 1,18 0,71 3,74 3,28
Diluted earnings per share, SEK 1,18 0,71 3,74 3,28
Other        
Number of employees at end of period     5 827 5 471