YEAR-END REPORT 1 JANUARY – 31 DECEMBER 2006

FOURTH QUARTER

• Net sales during the fourth quarter rose 18% to SEK 1,254 m (1,059). Of the increase, 9 percentage points are attributable to acquisitions. Currency effects reduced the increase by 2 percentage points.
• Operating income before amortisation of intangible assets (EBITA) rose 44% to SEK 135 million (94), and the EBITA margin was 10.8% (8.9%).

• Income after tax rose 53% to SEK 92 million (60).

• Earnings per share were SEK 2.30 (1.50).

FULL YEAR

• Net sales for the full year rose 18%, to SEK 4,516 million (3,822). Of the increase, 11 percentage points were attributable to acquisitions. Currency effects reduced the increase by 1 percentage point.

• Operating income before amortisation of intangible assets (EBITA) rose 38% to SEK 460 million (333), and the EBITA margin was 10.2% (8.7%).

• Income after tax rose 35% to SEK 300 million (222).

• Earnings per share were SEK 7.50 (5.55).

• The return on operating capital was 36.9% (31.5%).

• The Board proposes a dividend of SEK 3.75 (2.75) per share.

About Us

Indutrade markets and sells components, systems and services with a high-tech content in selected niches. The business has two main focuses - companies engaged in industrial technology sales and companies that manufacture their own products. The Group's fundamental governing principle is based on decentralisation of decision-making and responsibility. The organisation is distinguised by entrepreneurship and technical niche expertise combined with a well-balanced spread of risk with respect to customers, products, suppliers, industries and geographic markets. Indutrade is organised into six business areas; - Engineering & Equipment- Flow Technology- Fluids & Mechanical Solutions- Industrial Components- Measurement & Sensor Technology- Special Products Indutrade's sales totalled SEK 11,881 million in 2015, generating operating profit Before amortisation of intangible non-current assets of SEK 1,427 million.

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