YEAR-END REPORT 2014

Feb 20 2015

YEAR-END REPORT 2014

Reporting period: January – December

  • Net sales increased by 12.8% to MSEK 6,802 (6,030), with an organic growth in net sales of 4.4%

  • EBITA increased by 39.6% to MSEK 966 (692)

  • EBITA pro forma including acquisitions MSEK 998

  • EBITA margin increased to 14.2% (11.5%)

  • Profit before tax increased by 32.7% to MSEK 763 (575)

  • Net profit increased by 47.0% to MSEK 570 (388)

  • Earnings per share increased by 48.3% to SEK 6.17 (4.16)

  • Dividend per share of SEK 2.60 proposed, totalling MSEK 236.2

  • German dental company MDH acquired in March

  • Lifco listed on Nasdaq Stockholm on 21 November

Reporting period: October – December

  • Net sales increased by 13.3% to MSEK 1,901 (1,678), with an organic growth in net sales of 3.9%

  • EBITA increased by 29.2% to MSEK 273 (211)

  • EBITA margin increased to 14.4% (12.6%)

  • Profit before tax increased by 18.5% to MSEK 152 (128)