Breakthrough regarding financing in our largest market

The second quarter: April – June

  • Net sales increased 19 percent to 325.0 MSEK (273.6).
  • Order intake increased 46 percent to 436.2 MSEK (299.4).
  • Order backlog increased 112 MSEK to 1,640.9 MSEK (1,308.8) at the end of the quarter.
  • Operating profit increased 40 percent to 44.3 MSEK (31.5).
  • Net profit after tax increased 46 percent to 33.7 MSEK (23.1).
  • Earnings per share increased 62 percent to 1.70 SEK (1.05) before and after dilution.
  • Operating cash flow increased to 41.6 MSEK (13.3).

The half-year period: January – June

  • Net sales increased 15 percent to 594.9 MSEK (516.1).
  • Order intake increased 40 percent to 798.0 MSEK (570.7).
  • Order backlog has increased 103 MSEK organic during the half-year period.
  • Operating profit increased 33 percent to 71.3 MSEK (53.5).
  • Net profit after tax increased 38 percent to 53.6 MSEK (38.7).
  • Earnings per share increased 40 percent to 2.68 SEK (1.92) before and after dilution.
  • Operating cash flow increased to 33.9 MSEK (-10.1).

Events during the second quarter and after end of the quarter

  • After the end of the quarter, Balco has prolonged the banking agreement and the agreement is now valid until September 2022. The acquisition credit has been restored to 100 MSEK.
  • Collaboration with a Nordic bank that in Sweden offers tenant-owner associations 70 years of amortization time when installing Balco's glazed balconies against previous 50 years.

Telephone conference

An online telephone conference will be held on 27 August at 09:00 CET at which President and CEO Kenneth Lundahl and CFO Michael Grindborn will present the report and answer questions. To participate, please call:

SE: +46 8 505 583 50
UK: +44 333 300 92 68
USA: +1 833 526 83 80

For more information, please contact:

Kenneth Lundahl, President and CEO, Tel: +46 70 630 20 57

Michael Grindborn, CFO and Head of IR, Tel: +46 70 670 18 48

This information comprises such information as Balco Group AB is obliged to publish in accordance with the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Securities Market Act. The information was provided by the contact persons above for publication on 27 August 2019 at 08:00 CET.

About Us

Balco is a growth company offering high quality, innovative, patented and energy-saving balcony solutions. The company’s customized products contribute to enhanced quality of life, security and an increase in value for residents of multi-family residential properties. Through a decentralized and efficient sales process, Balco has control over the entire value chain – from production to delivery. The company, which was founded in Växjö in 1987 and has over 400 employees, is a market leader in the Nordic region, and operates on several markets in northern Europe. Sales in 2018 amounted to SEK 1,058 million. Balco’s shares are listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Stock Exchange.


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