Atlas Copco First-quarter report 2019 (unaudited)

Strong order intake, despite mixed end-markets 

The figures for previous year in this report refer to continuing operations unless otherwise stated 

  •  Orders increased 8% to MSEK 26 812 (24 829), organic growth of 1%
  •  Revenues were MSEK 24 181 (21 906), organic growth of 4%
  •  Adjusted operating profit, excluding items affecting comparability, increased 10% to MSEK 5 262 (4 779), corresponding to a margin of 21.8% (21.8)
  •  Reported operating profit was MSEK 5 048 (4 833), corresponding to a margin of 20.9% (22.1)
  •  Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 4 907 (4 513)
  •  Basic earnings per share were SEK 3.05 (2.75)
  •  Operating cash flow at MSEK 2 529 (approx. 2 400)
  •  Return on capital employed was 33% (29)

Near-term demand outlook
The demand for Atlas Copco’s products and services is expected to stay at current level.

Previous near-term demand outlook (published January 28, 2019):
The customer demand is expected to be somewhat lower than the current level.



For more information please contact:
Daniel Althoff, Vice President Investor Relations 
+46 8 743 9597 or +46 76 899 9597 
ir@se.atlascopco.com

Sara Liljedal, Media Relations Manager

+46 8 743 8060 or +46 72 144 1038
media@se.atlascopco.com

This information is information that Atlas Copco AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the contact person set out above, at 11.00 CEST on April 25, 2019.

Atlas Copco Group
Great ideas accelerate innovation. At Atlas Copco we have been turning industrial ideas into business-critical benefits since 1873. By listening to our customers and knowing their needs, we deliver value and innovate with the future in mind.

Atlas Copco is based in Stockholm, Sweden with customers in more than 180 countries and about 37 000 employees. Revenues of BSEK 95/9 BEUR in 2018. For more information: www.atlascopcogroup.com  

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