Atlas Copco first-quarter report 2013

  Atlas Copco first-quarter report 2013

Business Wire

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- April 29, 2013

Regulatory News:

(unaudited)

Solid demand for service, weaker for equipment

· Order intake decreased to MSEK 21008 (24827), organic decline of 11%

· Revenues decreased to MSEK 20 227 (22 254), organic decline of 5%

· Operating profit decreased by 10% to MSEK 4 156 (4614)

· Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 4 045 (4494)

· Profit for the period was MSEK 2 988 (3409)

· Basic earnings per share were SEK 2.46 (2.81)

· Operating cash flow at MSEK 1 628 (1 441)

Near term demand outlook

The overall demand for the Group’s products and services is expected to remain
at the current level.

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:

For further information please contact:
Ola Kinnander, Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8743 8060 or +46 (0)70 347 2455
media@se.atlascopco.com
or
Mattias Olsson, Vice President Investor Relations
+46 (0)8743 8295 or +46 (0)72729 8295
ir@se.atlascopco.com
 
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