ASSA ABLOY Interim report for the third quarter of 2002

7 Nov 2002

 


SEK
Third quarter
 
Nine months
 
 
2002
2001
Change
2002
2001
Change
Sales, SEK M
6,459
5,717
13%
19,008
16,304
17%
Organic growth, %
- 4
-
3%
- -
2%
Operating margin, EBITA, %
14.5
13.9
-
14.0
14.2
-
Income before tax, SEK M
523
408
28%
1,468
1,173
25%
Earnings per share (EPS), SEK
0.88
0.71
24%
2.53
2.12
19%
EPS excluding goodwill, SEK
1.55
1.32
17%
4.48
3.88
15%
Operating cash flow, SEK M
 
1,002
658
52%
2,530
1,483
71%
 
Financial information
  • Year-end Report for 2002: 6 February 2003
  • Annual Report for 2002: March 2003
Further information can be obtained from
Carl-Henric Svanberg, President and CEO, tel: +46 8 506 485 52 or +46 70 510 05 51
Göran Jansson, Chief Financial Officer, tel: +46 8 506 485 72 or +46 70 698 85 72
 
Information about the analysts' meeting, web and telephone conference later today can be found on ASSA ABLOY's website, www.assaabloy.com
 
The ASSA ABLOY Group is the world's leading manufacturer and supplier of locking solutions dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. The Group has about 30,000 employees and annual sales of approximately EUR 3 billion.