Year-end report 1 January–31 December 2006

Dividend/Split
• The Board of Directors proposes a dividend of SEK 12.00 per share (11.00) and a 3:1 split
Period 1 January – 31 December 2006 compared with previous year
• Net sales amounted to SEK 101,439m (96,385).
• Profit before tax amounted to SEK 6,833m (433). Adjusted for items affecting comparability the improvement was 18%.
• Net profit for the period amounted to SEK 5,467m (454).
• Earnings per share amounted to SEK 23.25 (1.84).
• Debt/equity ratio amounted to 0.62 (0.70).

Fourth quarter of 2006 compared with third quarter of 2006
• Net sales amounted to SEK 25,650m (25,095).
• Profit before tax amounted to SEK 1,803m (1,753).
• Net profit for the period amounted to SEK 1,451m (1.526).
• Earnings per share amounted to SEK 6.16 (6.51).



Stockholm, 30 January 2007
SVENSKA CELLULOSA AKTIEBOLAGET SCA (publ)

Jan Åström
President and CEO

This report has not been subject to examination by the auditors.


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The core of SCA’s business is the forest, Europe's largest private forest holding. Around this unique resource, we have built a well-developed value chain based on renewable raw material from our own and others’ forests. We offer paper for packaging and print, pulp, wood products, renewable energy, services for forest owners and efficient transport solutions. 2017 the forest products company SCA had approximately 4,000 employees and sales amounted to approximately SEK 1617 bn (EUR 1,6 bn). SCA was founded in 1929 and has its headquarters in Sundsvall, Sweden. More information at www.sca.com.

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