Key data

 20182017201620152014
Net sales, SEK m 16,848 14,847 12,955 11,881 9,746 
Sales growth, % 13 15 9 22 10 
EBITA, SEK m 2,087 1,613 1,484 1,427 1,134 
EBITA-margin, % 12.4 10.9 11.5 12.0 11.6 
Operating capital, SEK m 10,127 8,997 8,027 6,656 5,656 
Operating capital, average, SEK m 9,839 8,444 7,491 6,537 5,324
Return on operating capital, %1) 21 19 20 22 21 
Equity, average, SEK m 5,715 4,746 3,976 3,440 2,818
Return on equity, %1) 24 22 24 26 25 
Interest-bearing net debt, SEK m 3,909 3,829 3,628 2,949 2,494 
Net debt/equity ratio, % 63 74 82 80 79 
Net debt/EBITDA, times 1.7 2.1 2.2 1.8 1.9 
Equity ratio, % 44 41 40 40 39 
Average number of employees 6,710 6,156 5,495 4,978 4,418 
No. of employees at the end of the period

 

Attributable to equity holders of the parent company

Key ratios per share

6,778 6,545 5,705 5,107 4,578 
Earnings per share before dilution, SEK 11.31 8.54 7.80 7.44 5.87
Earnings per share after dilution, SEK 11.31 8.53 7.78 7.44 5.87
Equity per share, SEK 51.34 42.64 36.58 30.86 26.33
Cash flow from operating activities per share, SEK 11.26 12.90 10.06 8.97 7.53
Average number of shares before dilution 120,832 120,457 120,000 120,000 120,000
Average number of shares after dilution 120,843 120,617 120,251 120,094 120,000
Number of shares at the end of the period, ´000 120,855 120,799 120,000 120,000 120,000


1)Calculated on average capital and equity.