FULL YEAR REPORT 1 December 2005 – 30 November 2006

• Sales for the H&M Group excluding VAT for the financial year amounted to SEK 68,400 m (61,262), an increase of 12 per cent.
In local currencies the increase was 11 per cent.

• Profit after financial items was SEK 15,808 m (13,553), an increase
of 17 per cent. Group profit after tax was SEK 10,797 m (9,247),
corresponding to SEK 13.05 (11.17) per share.

• Sales for the fourth quarter excluding VAT amounted to SEK 19,512 m
(18,009), an increase of 8 per cent compared with the previous year.
In local currencies the increase was 11 per cent.

• Profit after financial items for the fourth quarter was SEK 5,440 m
(4,297), an increase of 27 per cent.

• For the financial year 2006/2007 a net contribution of 170 stores is
planned.

• Launch of home textiles, H&M Home, with start within the online
and catalogue sales, autumn 2007.

• The Board of Directors proposes a dividend of SEK 11.50 (9.50)
per share.
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• Sales in December 2006 increased by 16 per cent in local currencies compared to the same month previous year.

Stockholm, 25 January 2007
The Board of Directors



Contact persons:
Nils Vinge, IR +46-8-796 5250
Leif Persson, CFO +46-8-796 1300
Rolf Eriksen, CEO +46-8-796 5233
Switchboard +46-8-796 5500


Information about H&M and press images are available at www.hm.com


H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (Publ.)
Head Office – A7, 106 38 Stockholm
Phone: +46-8-796 5500, Fax: +46-8-24 80 78, E-mail: info@hm.com
Registered office Stockholm, Reg .No 556042-7220

About Us

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) was founded in Sweden in 1947 and is quoted on Nasdaq Stockholm. H&M’s business idea is to offer fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way. In addition to H&M, the group includes the brands COS, Monki, Weekday, Cheap Monday, & Other Stories, H&M HOME and ARKET as well as Afound. The H&M group has 47 online markets and more than 4,800 stores in 70 markets including franchise markets. In 2017, sales including VAT were SEK 232 billion. The number of employees amounts to more than 171,000. For further information, visit about.hm.com.

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