Hexagon Year-End Report 1 January - 31 December 2018

Fourth quarter 2018

- Operating net sales increased by 9 per cent to 1,043.0 MEUR (961.2). Using fixed exchange rates and a comparable group structure (organic growth), net sales increased by 5 per cent

- Operating earnings (EBIT1) increased by 10 per cent to 270.7 MEUR (246.3)

- Earnings before taxes, excluding non-recurring items, amounted to 265.4 MEUR (239.6)

- Net earnings, excluding non-recurring items, amounted to 217.6 MEUR (195.6)

- Earnings per share, excluding non-recurring items, increased by 11 per cent to 0.60 EUR (0.54)

- Operating cash flow increased by 46 per cent to 262.5 MEUR (179.7)

- The Board of Directors proposes a dividend of 0.59 EUR (0.53) per share, an increase of 11 per cent

For further information please contact:
Daniel Johansson, Investor Relations, Hexagon AB, +46 8 601 26 27, ir@hexagon.com

This information is information that Hexagon AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 08:00 CET on 6 February 2019. 

Hexagon is a global leader in digital solutions that create Autonomous Connected Ecosystems (ACE), a state where data is connected seamlessly through the convergence of the physical world with the digital, and intelligence is built-in to all processes.

Hexagon’s industry-specific solutions leverage domain expertise in sensor technologies, software, and data orchestration to create Smart Digital Realities™ that improve productivity and quality across manufacturing, infrastructure, safety and mobility applications.

Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 20,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 3.8bn EUR. Learn more at hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.

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Hexagon is a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications. Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge and customer workflows into intelligent information ecosystems that deliver actionable information. They are used in a broad range of vital industries. Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has more than 15,000 employees in 46 countries and net sales of approximately 2.6bn EUR. Learn more at www.hexagon.com.

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