Q1 1 January - 31 March 2015

A summary of the main highlights for the first quarter of 2015.

A strong start of the year for ASSA ABLOY

  • Sales increased by 24% in the quarter, with 5% organic growth, and totaled 
  • SEK 15,252 M (12,305).
  • Strong growth in Americas, Global Technologies and Entrance Systems and good
    growth in EMEA.
  • Negative growth in Asia Pacific.
  • Two acquisitions made during the quarter, with expected annual sales totaling about SEK 340 M.
  • Operating income (EBIT) amounted to SEK 2,329 M (1,857). The operating margin
    was 15.3% (15.1).
  • Net income amounted to SEK 1,616 M (1,264).
  • Earnings per share increased by 28% and amounted to SEK 4.36 (3.41).
  • Cash flow was normal for the season and amounted to SEK 520 M (557).