Atlas Copco interim report on Q4 and full-year 2013 summary
STOCKHOLM -- January 30, 2014
Atlas Copco (STO:ATCOA)(STO:ATCOB):
January 30, 2014
Stable industrial demand – mining equipment remained weak
*Order intake decreased to MSEK 19 714 (21101), organic decline of 4%
*Revenues decreased to MSEK 21266 (22748), organic decline of 4%
*Operating profit decreased 12% to MSEK 4 155 (4699), including items
affecting comparability of MSEK +57 (-192)
*Operating margin at 19.5% (20.7)
*Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 3 925 (4 488)
*Profit for the period was MSEK 2 903 (3416)
*Basic earnings per share were SEK 2.39 (2.81)
*Operating cash flow at MSEK 2563 (4339)
*Acquisition of Edwards Group Ltd. finalized on January 9, 2014
*The Board of Directors proposes a dividend of SEK 5.50 (5.50) per share
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 October 25, 2013): The overall
demand for the Group’s products and services is expected to remain at the
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Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions.
The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and
air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and
assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and service focused on
productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was
founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach
spanning more than 180 countries. In 2013, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 84
(BEUR 9.7) and more than 40 000 employees. Learn more at www.atlascopco.com.
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