Year-end report January - December 2014

In the fourth quarter, Byggmax increased net sales by 10 percent and

EBIT improved to SEK 38 M

October 1 - December 31

• Net sales amounted to SEK 695.4 M (633.2) up 9.8 percent

• Net sales for comparable stores rose 3.7 percent (rose 2.9)

• The gross margin was 32.5 percent (32.6)

• EBIT amounted to SEK 37.9 M (34.2)

• EBIT margin was 5.4 percent (5.4)

• Profit after tax amounted to SEK 30.8 M (25.9)

• Earnings per share totaled SEK 0.5 (0.4)

January 1 - December 31

• Net sales amounted to SEK 3,547.2 M (3,216.4) up 10.3 percent

• Net sales for comparable stores rose 3.8 percent (declined 0.7)

• The gross margin was 30.9 percent (30.7) excluding non-recurring items1 and 31.1 percent including non-recurring items

• EBIT amounted to SEK 288.1 M (246.7) excluding non-recurring items1 and SEK 296.8 M including non-recurring items

• EBIT margin was 8.4 percent (7.7)

• Profit after tax excluding non-recurring items1 amounted to SEK 211.1 M (184.0) and 217.9 including non-recurring items

• Earnings per share totaled SEK 3.6 (3.0)

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