Consolidated results 2005

Stockholm, February 14, 2006

Improved results for Indoor Products across all regions • Net sales in 2005 increased to SEK 129,469m (120,651) or by 4% in comparable currencies • Income for the period amounted to SEK 1,763m (3,259), or SEK 6.05 (10.92) per share • Operating income in the fourth quarter rose by 28 %, excluding items affecting comparability and in comparable currencies • Strong quarter for appliances in North America and floor-care products in all regions • Margin for major appliances in Europe showed a positive trend in 2005 • The Board proposes increasing the dividend to SEK 7.50 (7.00) per share • The Board proposes to spin off the Outdoor Products operation as a separate unit to be listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange as Husqvarna AB (publ) For more information Peter Nyquist, Vice President Investor Relations & Financial Information: +46 8 738 6003 Financial information from Electrolux is also available at

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