Change of financial targets

From 2006 ProfilGruppen has had unchanged financial targets:

Return on capital employed (ROCE)       15 % over a business cycle

Operating margin (EBIT %)                     6 % over a business cycle

Net debt ratio                                           in a range of 0,75-1,00

In the light of the progress in the base business and an increased level of added value in the company during the latest years the Board has, on February 13 2017, decided on new financial targets. The targets for ROCE and net debt ratio are abandoned. The target regarding operating margin is kept, but the level is adjusted.

A new target, net debt/EBITDA, is introduced. It will better explain the debt situation of the Group in relation to its profitability and is often used by banks and investors.

New financial targets

Operating margin (EBIT %)                     8 %

Ned debt /EBITDA                                 < 2,0

*EBITDA = Earnings before tax, depreciation and write downs

Other definitions can be found in the Annual report for 2015.  

The dividend policy of the company remains unchanged. Of the profit after tax over a business cycle shall, with respect to capital needs and structure, 40-50 percent be paid to the owners.

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For more information, please contact:
Per Thorsell, President and CEO
Mobile: +  46 (0)70-240 78 40
E-mail: per.thorsell@profilgruppen.se                         

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ProfilGruppen is a supplier of customised aluminium extrusions and components.

This information is of the type that ProfilGruppen AB (publ) is obligated to disclose in in accordance with the Market Abuse Regulation and Nasdaq Stockholm:s regulation for issuers. The information was issued through Per Thorsell for publication at 16.00 CET on February 13, 2017.

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