YEAR-END REPORT 2006

FULL YEAR

• Order intake rose 10 percent, adjusted1, to SEK 5,761 M (5,340). Excluding orders received by MCS relating to hurricanes 2005, order intake rose by 15 percent adjusted.
• Net sales increased by 12 percent, adjusted1, to SEK 5,712 M (5,130). Exclud-ing sales in MCS relating to hurricanes 2005 and 2006, sales increased by 14 percent adjusted.
• Net earnings totaled SEK 328 M (252).
• Earnings per share amounted to SEK 13.21 (10.17).
• Strong operating cash flow of SEK 375 M (181).
• The Board proposes a dividend increase of SEK 1.25 to SEK 6.75 per share.
• The Board proposes an extra distribution of capital, equivalent to SEK 20 per share, in total SEK 492 M, through an automatic redemption program in con-nection with a 4:1 share split.

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FOURTH QUARTER

• Order intake declined by 3 percent, adjusted1, to SEK 1,311 M (1,440). Ex-cluding orders received by MCS relating to hurricanes in the fourth quarter of 2005 (SEK 140 M), order intake rose by 9 percent, adjusted.
• Net sales declined by 1 percent, adjusted1, to SEK 1,462 M (1,543). Excluding sales in MCS relating to hurricanes in the fourth quarter of 2005 (SEK 160 M), sales increased by 12 percent, adjusted.
• Net earnings totaled SEK 92 M (104).
• Earnings per share amounted to SEK 3.70 (4.19).
• Operating cash flow was SEK 61 M (37).
• Acquisition of Sial S.p.A., manufacturer of portable heaters and evaporative coolers.

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