Interim report January – September 2005

Sharply improved earnings! • Sales rose by 32% to SEK 783 M (592) • Operating profit (EBIT) amounted to SEK 60.8 M (8.4) for the first three quarters, corresponding to an operating margin of 7.8% (1.4). • The margin in the third quarter amounted to 7.3% (4.7) with an operating profit of SEK16.5 M (9.3). • Profit after financial items was SEK 58.5 M (5.0) and SEK 37.8 M (loss: 6.0) after tax for the period, corresponding to earnings per share of SEK 0.45 (loss: 0.08). • Cash flow amounted to SEK 59.2 M (27.4). • Organic sales growth amounted to about 17%. • During the next quarters, Sigma expects continued good earnings. The full-year forecast for 2005 remains unchanged; Substantial increases in sales and earnings.

For further information, contact: Sune Nilsson, Chief Executive Officer, Sigma AB (publ), Mobile: +46-703-79 15 28; e-mail sune.nilsson@sigma.se or Lars Sundqvist, Chief Financial Officer, Sigma AB (publ), Mobile: +46-703-79 22 02; e-mail lars.sundqvist@sigma.se Sigma AB (publ) Lindholmspiren 9 417 56 Göteborg info@sigma.se Tel +46-31-335 67 00 Fax +46-31- 40 32 20

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