Alfa Laval AB (publ) Interim report April 1 - June 30, 2019
Strong sales and profit in Q2
- Both sales and adjusted EBITA reached record levels, driven by a strong performance in the Marine Division.
- Order intake decreased due to pumping systems and scrubbers.
- Greenhouse divestment completed according to plan, but impacted Group order intake negatively with SEK 500 million.
- Energy saw order intake reach all-time-high level, while also reporting higher sales and profit.
- Service orders grew 11 percent in the quarter.
Order intake decreased by 20 percent* to SEK 10,025 (12,062) million.
Net sales increased by 5 percent* to SEK 11,339 (10,475) million.
Adjusted EBITA**: SEK 1,870 (1,698) million.
Adjusted EBITA margin**: 16.5 (16.2) percent.
Result after financial items: SEK 1,832 (1,499) million.
Net income: SEK 1,412 (1,117) million.
Earnings per share: SEK 3.36 (2.65).
Cash flow from operating activities: SEK 609 (1,377) million.
Impact on adjusted EBITA of foreign exchange effects: SEK 95 (-80) million.
Impact on result after financial items of comparison distortion items: SEK 196 (31) million.
First six months
Order intake decreased by 3 percent* to SEK 22,238 (22,087) million.
Net sales increased by 7 percent* to SEK 21,497 (19,326) million.
Adjusted EBITA**: SEK 3,598 (3,195) million.
Adjusted EBITA margin**: 16.7 (16.5) percent.
Result after financial items: SEK 3,454 (2,968) million.
Net income: SEK 2,637 (2,166) million.
Earnings per share: SEK 6.26 (5.14).
Cash flow from operating activities: SEK 1,584 (2,043) million.
Impact on adjusted EBITA of foreign exchange effects: SEK 190 (-45) million
Impact on result after financial items of comparison distortion items: SEK 196 (98) million
Return on capital employed (%) **: 22.2 (20.8)
Net debt to EBITDA, times **/***: 1.30 (1.28)
* Excluding currency effects. ** Alternative performance measures.
*** Net debt to EBITDA for Q1 2019 excluding IFRS 16 impact: 0.96.
Outlook for the third quarter
“We expect demand in the third quarter to be somewhat higher than in the second quarter.”
Earlier published outlook (April 24, 2019): “We expect demand in the second quarter to be somewhat lower than in the first quarter.”
The Q2 2019 report has not been subject to review by the company’s auditors.
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Alfa Laval AB (publ)
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