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kr261.30
Previous Close
kr261.00
Day High
kr263.60
Day Low
kr258.40
52 Week High
01/29/15 - kr275.80
52 Week Low
03/3/14 - kr198.80
Market Cap
52.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.4M
EPS TTM
kr13.23
Shares Outstanding
200.5M
EX-Date
04/24/15
P/E TM
19.9x
Dividend
kr7.50
Dividend Yield
2.78%
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Swedish Match AB (publ) develops, manufactures, markets, and sells smokeless tobacco products, lights, and other tobacco products worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Snus and Snuff, Other Tobacco Products, Lights, and Other Operations. The Snus and Snuff segment offers smokeless tobacco products under the General, Göteborgs Rapé, Ettan, Grov, Catch, Kaliber, Kronan, Nick and Johnny, The Lab, Longhorn, and Timber Wolf brand names. The Other Tobacco segment provides cigars under the White Owl, Garcia y Vega, and Game by Garcia y Vega brand names; and chewing tobacco products under the Red Man and Southern Pride brand names. The Lights segment offers matches under the Solstickan, Fiat Lux, Swan, Tres Estellas, Feudor, and Redheads brand names; and lighters under the Cricket brand name. The Other Operations segment primarily distributes tobacco products. The company markets its match products through supermarkets, convenience stores, tobacconists, gasoline stations, bars, and restaurants; and travel retail outlets, including airports and ferries. Swedish Match AB (publ) was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Swedish Match AB Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year and Parent Earnings Results for the Full Year Ended December 31, 2014; Proposes Increased Dividend for 2014; Provides Financial Guidance for 2015

Swedish Match AB reported consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year and parent earnings results for the full year ended December 31, 2014. Sales for the full year increased by 6% to SEK 13,305 million compared to SEK 12,610 million reported a year ago. In local currencies, sales increased by 4%. Operating profit from product areas for the full year increased by 2% to 3,446 million compared to SEK 3,375 million reported a year ago. In local currencies, operating profit from product areas increased by 1%. Operating profit amounted to SEK 3,780 million compared to SEK 3,855 million, including a capital gain of SEK 161 million, reported a year ago. Diluted EPS amounted to SEK 13.23 compared to SEK 13.61 reported a year ago. Diluted EPS, excluding larger one-time items, amounted to SEK 13.22 compared to SEK 12.80 reported a year ago. Cash flow from operating activities for the year amounted to SEK 3,276 million compared to SEK 2,500 million reported a year ago. The cash flow from operations increased compared to the prior year mainly as a result of improved cash flow from changes in working capital. Cash flow from changes in working capital benefited from timing effects in 2014, partly due to trade hoarding of snus in Scandinavia, and was negatively affected by timing effects in 2013. Investments in property, plant and equipment during the year amounted to SEK 223 million compared to SEK 306 million reported a year ago. The net debt as of December 31, 2014 amounted to SEK 8,126 million compared to SEK 8,388 million at December 31, 2013. Profit before income tax was SEK 3,270 million compared to SEK 3,310 million reported a year ago. EBITDA was SEK 4,083 million compared to SEK 3,968 million reported a year ago. EBITA was SEK 3,821 million compared to SEK 3,725 million reported a year ago. Profit attributable to equity holders of the parent was SEK 2,626 million compared to SEK 2,712 million reported a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was SEK 5 million compared to SEK 35 million reported a year ago. For the fourth quarter, sales rose by 11% to SEK 3,536 million compared to SEK 3,178 million reported a year ago. In local currencies, sales increased by 7%. Operating profit from product areas for the fourth quarter by 8% to SEK 900 million compared to SEK 835 million reported a year ago. In local currencies, operating profit from product areas increased by 4%. Operating profit amounted to SEK 992 million compared to SEK 932 million reported a year ago. Diluted EPS amounted to SEK 3.55 compared to SEK 3.43 reported a year ago. Diluted EPS, excluding larger one-time items, amounted to SEK 3.55 compared to SEK 3.43 reported a year ago. Operating profit was positively affected by trade hoarding of snus in Sweden and Norway but negatively affected by higher costs for Swedish snus outside Scandinavia. Profit before income tax was SEK 861 million compared to SEK 804 million reported a year ago. EBITDA was SEK 1,074 million compared to SEK 1,009 million reported a year ago. Profit attributable to equity holders of the parent was SEK 700 million compared to SEK 375 million reported a year ago. The parent company’s sales for the full year amounted to SEK 48 million compared to SEK 44 million reported a year ago. Profit before income tax amounted to SEK 1,075 million compared to SEK 2,648 million reported a year ago. Net profit for the year amounted to SEK 989 million compared to SEK 2,607 million reported a year ago. The lower net profit for the year mainly pertains to lower dividends from subsidiaries compared to the previous year. Capital expenditures on tangible fixed assets for the year amounted to SEK 1 million. Operating loss was SEK 154 million compared to SEK 169 million reported a year ago. The company generates a substantial share of its sales and operating profit in the US. Based on current exchange rates and particularly the stronger USD, currency translation effects on sales and operating profit in 2015 are expected to be positive. Due to the relatively high corporate income tax rate in the US, the strengthening of the USD is likely to put upward pressure on the effective corporate tax rate of the group in 2015 compared to 2014. The Board proposes an increased dividend to SEK 7.50 compared to SEK 7.30 paid a year ago.

Scandinavian Tobacco Seeks IPO

Swedish Match AB (OM:SWMA) together with shareholder Skandinavisk Holding A/S said it was evaluating a potential initial public offering for Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S. The business was looking at an IPO on the NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen exchange.

Swedish Match AB Presents at SEB Nordic Seminar, Jan-08-2015 03:40 PM

Swedish Match AB Presents at SEB Nordic Seminar, Jan-08-2015 03:40 PM. Venue: Hilton Copenhagen Airport Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

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