Financial goals To deliver on ASSA ABLOY’s vision to be the world-leading, most successful and innovative supplier of total door opening solutions, ASSA ABLOY has set two financial targets. To deliver 10 percent annual growth through a combination of organic and acquired growth To deliver an operating margin of 16-17 percent Over a longer term and as an average over an economic cycle. ASSA ABLOY’s strategic focus on market presence, product leadership and cost-efficiency has been very successful. The Group’s growth and earnings trend has created significant value for customers, shareholders and employees. Sales increased from SEK 3 billion to SEK 57 billion in 20 years, and total sales has increased by 1,500 percent since 1994.Operating income (EBIT), excluding items affecting comparability, has increased by over 5,800 percent from SEK 156 M to SEK 9,257 M since 1994. Earnings per share has increased by 8,300 percent to SEK 17.38 since 1994. At the same time, ASSA ABLOY is striving to radically reduce its breakeven point through efficiency programs, thereby continuing to achieve its operating margin target of 16–17 percent. Continuous efficiency programs will be a condition for ASSA ABLOY, being a price leader and contributor to sustainable development. Read about our vision.