Interim report at September 30, 2003 (unaudited)

Interim report at September 30, 2003 (unaudited) Volumes and profit up · Order volumes up 5%, but 9% negative currency translation effect. · Revenues increased to MSEK 11,598, up 5% in volume. · Profit after financial items increased to MSEK 1,368 (1,241 in Q3 2002, before goodwill impairment charge of MSEK 6,950). · Net profit increased to MSEK 891, equal to earnings per share of SEK 4.25 (3.69). · Operating profit margin increased to 12.7% (11.8). · Operating cash flow totaled MSEK 1,702 (1,645), 15% of revenues. Stockholm, October 23, 2003 Gunnar Brock President and Chief Executive Officer For further information Atlas Copco AB (publ) SE-105 23 Stockholm, Sweden Phone: +46-8-743 8000, Fax: +46-8-644 9045 Internet: www.atlascopco-group.com Corp. id. no: 556014-2720 Media Annika Berglund, Senior Vice President Group Communications Phone: +46 8 743 8070, Mobile: +46 70 322 8070 annika.berglund@se.atlascopco.com Analysts Mattias Olsson, Investor Relations Manager Phone: +46 8 743 8291, Mobile: +46 70 518 8291 mattias.olsson@se.atlascopco.com Presentations from Atlas Copco For your convenience, a PowerPoint presentation of Atlas Copco's quarterly results will be published on www.atlascopco-group.com > Investor Relations > Presentations Interim report at December 31, 2003 The fourth quarter report will be published on February 2, 2004. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/10/23/20031023BIT00660/wkr0001.doc The full report http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/10/23/20031023BIT00660/wkr0002.pdf The full report

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