Consolidated results 2006

Stockholm, February 14, 2007

• Net sales for continuing operations increased by 3.1% to SEK 103,848m (100,701) and income for the period amounted to SEK 2,648m (-142), or SEK 9.17 (-0.49) per share

• Operating income amounted to SEK 4,033m (1,044), and adjusted for items affecting comparability, operating income increased by 13.7% to SEK 4,575m (4,024)

• Improvement in operating income across all business areas

• Strong fourth quarter for appliances in Europe

• Stable results and margin for appliances in North America

• Substantial improvement in results for Professional Products

• Floor-care products up strongly in all regions

• Increased investments in product development and brand building

• The Board proposes a dividend of SEK 4.00 (7.50) per share

• The level of the dividend reflects the fact that Husqvarna is no longer part of the Group and that SEK 5,6 billion has been distributed to shareholders through a redemption procedure

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