Atlas Copco Interim report on Q4 and full-year summary 2018 (unaudited)

All-time high revenues and profit conclude a record year


The figures presented in this report refer to continuing operations unless otherwise stated

  • Orders increased 6% to MSEK 23 743 (22 459), organic growth of 1%
  • Record revenues at MSEK 25 321 (22 645), organic growth of 7%
  • Operating profit increased 17% to MSEK 5 661 (4 859), corresponding to a margin of 22.4% (21.5)
  • Adjusted for items affecting comparability, the operating margin was 21.9% (22.2)
  • Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 5 934 (4 551)
  • Basic earnings per share were SEK 4.29 (2.61)
  • Operating cash flow at MSEK 4 970 (approx. 4 000 for continuing operations)
  • The Board of Directors proposes a dividend of SEK 6.30 per share (approx. 5.20 for continuing operations), to be paid in two installments  

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 12.00 CET on January 28 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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