Atlas Copco Second Quarter Report 2013

  Atlas Copco Second Quarter Report 2013

Healthy demand for service and industrial equipment

Business Wire

STOCKHOLM -- July 18, 2013

Regulatory News:

Atlas Copco (STO:ATCOA) (STO:ATCOB):

  *Order intake decreased to MSEK 21 135 (23 263), organic decline of 5%
  *Revenues decreased to MSEK 21 843 (23 437), organic decline of 2%
  *Operating profit decreased by 10% to MSEK 4 533 (5 028)
  *Operating margin at 20.8% (21.5)
  *Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 4 279 (4843)
  *Profit for the period was MSEK 3 137 (3 620)
  *Basic earnings per share were SEK 2.58 (2.98)
  *Operating cash flow at MSEK 3 291 (1891)

Near term demand outlook

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

Atlas Copco 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)8 743 8295
or +46 (0)72 729 8295
e-mail: ir@se.atlascopco.com
or
Ola Kinnander
Media Relations Manager
+46 (0)8743 8060
or +46 (0)70 347 2455
e-mail: media@se.atlascopco.com