Record-high result for Södra
Net sales for full-year 2018 rose 18 percent to SEK 24,230 million with operating profit of SEK 4,508 million, the best in Södra’s history. The Board proposes a dividend of SEK 1,795 million. Return on capital employed was 24 percent. All business areas delivered a positive result.Consolidated net sales for full-year 2018 rose 18 percent to SEK 24,230 million (20,518), attributable to a favourable global economy, high demand and higher prices for paper pulp and sawn timber products. Operating profit for the year totalled SEK 4,508 million (1,917). The operating margin was 19 percent (9).