Annual Report 2009 /Global/Investors/Annual-Report/2009/Annual%20report%202009-524x224.jpg Download the ASSA ABLOY Annual Report 2009 as a PDF or order a printed copy via the link to the right. Key figures and events Sales increased by 0 percent to SEK 34,963*** (34,829***). Operating income (EBIT) amounted to SEK 5,413* M (5,526*). Earnings per share after full dilution amounted to SEK 9.22* (9.21*). Dividend per share, SEK 3,60**. Operating cash flow**** increased substantially to SEK 6,843 M (4,769). The two successful restructuring programs launched in 2006 and 2008 were followed by a new program launched in Q4 2009. This program entails the closure of 11 production units and the conversion of four units to final assembly at a total cost of SEK 930 M. These programs secure continued efficiencies in the Group. Substantial investments were made in product development, which will make a positive contribution to sales. Eight companies were acquired during the year, bringing in annual sales of around SEK 1,175 M. *Excluding items affecting comparability. **As proposed by the Board of Directors. ***Figures for 2008 and 2009 are affected by reclassification. ****Excluding payments related to restructuring.