Interim Report Axfood AB (publ) for the period 1 January - 30 September 2009
- Axfood's consolidated sales amounted to SEK 23,947 m (23,519) for the period, an in-crease of 1.8%. - Retail sales for Group-owned stores rose 3.0% during the period. Like-for-like sales rose 1.0%. - Operating profit for the period January-September was SEK 838 m (800). - Profit after financial items for the period was SEK 804 m (747). - Profit after tax for the period was SEK 593 m (538), and earnings per share were SEK 11.30 (10.26). - Axfood's goal for 2009 is to achieve an operating profit of at least SEK 1 billion.