Interim report January – September 2004

Sigma back in growth – rise in earnings and margins

• Sales amounted to SEK 592 M (538) for the first nine months of 2004 and SEK 200 M (153) for the third quarter. • Earnings (EBITA) for the nine-month period were SEK 26.6 M (loss: 11.5), corresponding to a margin of 4.5% (neg: 2.1). Third-quarter earnings amounted to SEK 9.4 M (loss: 9.3), with a margin of 4.7% (neg: 6.1). • The loss after financial items amounted to SEK 1.3 M (loss: 50.1) and after tax, to SEK 13.6 M (loss: 47.7). Earnings per share amount to a loss of SEK 0.18 (loss: 1.36). Supplementary information: In accordance with accounting rules applicable as of 2005, earnings after financial items amounted to SEK 23.2 M and per share to SEK 0.15. • Cash flow from operations amounted to SEK 27.4 M (neg: 9.7). Cash flow in the third quarter was also positive at SEK 5.0 M (neg: 18.3), despite vacation pay. • The integration with RKS is progressing according to plan. • Strategic cooperation initiated with Wipro India with the aim of offering low-cost production. • Previous forecast: Earnings (EBITA) exceeding SEK 40 M remains. For further information, contact: Sune Nilsson, Chief Executive Officer, Sigma AB (publ), Tel. +46-31-335 67 15; Mobile: +46-703-79 15 28; e-mail sune.nilsson@sigma.seor Lars Sundqvist, Chief Financial Officer, Sigma AB (publ), Tel. +46-31-335 67 16; Mobile: +46-703-79 22 02; e-mail

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