Atlas Copco Third Quarter Report 2013

  Atlas Copco Third Quarter Report 2013

Business Wire

STOCKHOLM -- October 25, 2013

Regulatory News:

(unaudited)

Healthy profitability despite lower mining equipment revenues

· Order intake decreased to MSEK 19 433 (21 379), organic decline of 6%

· Revenues decreased to MSEK 20 552 (22094), organic decline of 4%

· Operating profit decreased by 14% to MSEK 4 212 (4925)

· Operating margin at 20.5% (22.3)

· Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 4 017 (4737)

· Profit for the period was MSEK 3 054 (3 488)

· Basic earnings per share were SEK 2.52 (2.87)

· Operating cash flow at MSEK 2404 (4611, including divestment of customer
financing assets of 1400)

· Actions to adjust capacity to lower mining equipment demand. Restructuring
costs of MSEK 50

· Expanding into process vacuum solutions. Compressor Technique to acquire
Edwards Group Ltd.

Near term demand outlook

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

Previous near-term demand outlook (published July 17, 2013): 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:

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