Interim report January – September 2007
“Our price increases are now starting to show an effect, a trend that was especially evident in September when the Group returned to profitability after a series of weak months. I am also satisfied with our strong cash flow for the third quarter,” says Bong’s President and CEO Anders Davidsson.
• Net sales for the period January-September amounted to SEK 1,474 million (1,462) and third quarter sales reached SEK 461 million (431).
• Adjusted operating profit for the period January-September is reported at SEK 43 million (66). Including one-time items, operating profit was SEK 35 million (21) for January-September and SEK 16 million (22) for the third quarter. Profit after tax for January-September was SEK -4 million (-7).
• Earnings per share after dilution for the period January-September were SEK -0.26 (-0.57).
• Cash flow after investing activities for the third quarter SEK 34 million (5). For the period January-September, cash flow after investing activities was SEK -38 million (-40).