Atlas Copco interim report on Q4 and full-year 2012 summary

  Atlas Copco interim report on Q4 and full-year 2012 summary

(unaudited)

Business Wire

STOCKHOLM -- January 31, 2013

Regulatory News:

A good quarter and a record year

· Order intake decreased to MSEK 21 101, organic decline of 2%

· Revenues increased to MSEK 22 748 (22 290), organic growth of 4%

· Operating profit increased 2% to MSEK 4 687 (4596)

- Including restructuring costs of MSEK 65 (125) and a negative effect of MSEK
127 (116) for share-related long-term incentive programs

· Operating margin at 20.6% (20.6)

- Adjusted margin at 21.4% (21.7)

· Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 4 476 (4436)

· Profit for the period was MSEK 3 406 (3372)

· Basic earnings per share were SEK 2.80 (2.78)

· Strong operating cash flow at MSEK 4 290 (1574)

· The Board of Directors proposes a dividend of SEK5.50 (5.00) per share
Near-term demand outlook The overall demand for Atlas Copco’s products and
services is expected to decrease somewhat.

Atlas Copco (STO:ATCOA)(STO:ATCOB) discloses the information provided herein
pursuant to the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments
Trading Act.

Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in
compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining
equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and
services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The
company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global
reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2012, Atlas Copco had 39
800employees and revenues of BSEK90.5 (BEUR 10.5). Learn more at
www.atlascopco.com.

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Contact:

Mattias Olsson, Vice President Investor Relations
+46 (0)8743 8295 or +46 (0)72 729 8295
ir@se.atlascopco.com
or
Ola Kinnander, Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)70 347 2455
media@se.atlascopco.com
 
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