Nobia Financial Statement January - December 2005



 
 October-December
January-December
Key figures
2005
2004
2005
2004
Net sales, SEK m
3,291
2,850
12,442
11,337
Operating profit before depreciation, SEK m (EBITDA)
354
307
1,263
1,212
Operating profit, SEK m (EBIT)
270
236
954
930
Operating margin, %
8.2
8.3
7.7
8.2
Profit after financial items, SEK m
257
215
885
840
Profit after tax, SEK m
186
159
641
593
Earnings per share, after dilution, SEK
3.20
2.73
11.01
10.23
Return on capital employed, %
 
 
21.4
23.1
Return on equity, %
 
 
22.6
25.7
Dividend, SEK
 
 
3.50 *)
3.00
 
 
  • Earnings per share after dilution rose by 8 per cent to SEK 11.01 (10.23)
  • The profit after tax rose by 8 per cent to SEK 641 million (593)
  • The profit after financial items climbed by 5 per cent to SEK 885 million (840). In Q4 the profit after financial items climbed by 19 per cent to SEK 257 million (215)
  • Net sales climbed by 10 per cent to reach SEK12,442 million (11,337). In Q4 sales climbed by 15 per cent to reach SEK 3,291 million (2,850)
  • Organic growth was 3 per cent for the full year and 3 per cent in Q4
  • The operating profit (EBIT) reached SEK 954 million (930). The operating profit rose in Q4 by 14 per cent to reach SEK 270 million (236)
  • The operating margin was 7.7 per cent (8.2) for the full year and 8.2 per cent (8.3) for Q4
  • Cash flow climbed to SEK 652 million (634)
  • The Board proposes a dividend of SEK 3.50 per share (3.00)
 
*) Board proposal
 
 
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Nobia develops and sells kitchens through some twenty strong brands in Europe, including Magnet in the UK; HTH, Norema, Sigdal, Invita and Marbodal in Scandinavia; Petra and A la Carte in Finland; ewe, FM and Intuo in Austria, as well as Poggenpohl globally. Nobia generates profitability by combining economies of scale with attractive kitchen offerings. The Group has approximately 6,400 employees and net sales of about SEK 12 billion in 2014. The Nobia share is listed on the NASDAQ Stockholm under the ticker NOBI. Website: www.nobia.com.