Financial data

Five year summary

SEK M 2019 2018   2017 2016 2015
Sales and earnings          
Net sales 3725,4 3,492.4 3,002.0 1,543.9 1,315.3
Gross profit 1 253,90 1,190.9 1,067.9 625.9 537.4
EBITDA 547,8 497.4 428.3 231.6 178.0
EBITA 467,1 449.3 382.8 196.2 145.9
Operating profit (EBIT) 435 417.6 351.1 184.0 134.7
Profit after financial items 397 373.1 315.6 168.2 134.5
Profit after tax 299,5 273.0 220.5 120.8 95.5
            
Financial position          
Balance sheet total 4 198,60 3,923.8 3,663.6 3,463.3 1,258.8
Capital employed 3 399,00 3,245.7 3,064.0 2,994.1 1,062.5
Equity 2 427,70 2,226.5 2,004.9 1025.3 871.5
Equity per share 97,09 89.04 80.18 82.01 69.71
Equity/assets ratio, % 57,8 56.7 54.7 29.6 69.2
Interest-bearing net debt (incl. pension liability) 655,3 647.9 742.3 1,692.4 47.1
Interest-bearing net debt/EBITDA 1,2 1.30 1.73 7.26 0.25
Goodwill/Equity 0,47 0.51 0.56 1.09 0.39
           
Profitability 33,7        
Gross margin, % 14,7 34.1 35.6 40.5 40.9
EBITDA margin, % 12,5 14.2 14.3 15.0 13.5
EBITA margin, % 11,7 12.9 12.8 12.7 11.1
Operating margin (EBIT), % 10,7 12.0 11.7 11.9 10.2
Profit margin before tax, % 12,4 10.7 10.5 10.9 10.2
Return on capital employed (ROCE), % 12,5 13.2 10.7  12.7 13.0
Return on equity (ROE), % 11,98  12.8 12.3  12.7 11.3
Earnings per share, SEK   10.92 9.62 9.66 7.64
           
Personnel          
Number of employees at year-end 1 612 1,573 1,502 1,401 748
Average number of employees 1 596 1,561 1,446 764 636
Personnel costs 885,6 803.1 718.2 415.9 357.7
Salaries and social security contributions per employee, SEK '000 554,9 514.4 496.7 544.4 562.4
           
Other          
Amortization of intangible assets 32,1 31.7 31.7 12.2 11.2
Depreciation of property, plant and equipment 49,5 48.1 45.5 35.4 32.1
Depreciation right of use leased assets IFRS 16 31,2        
Cash flow from operating activities
438,9 253.6  243.7 251.0 118.0
Cash flow for the year 96,4 47.5  44.4 118.4 –51.1
Cash flow per share, SEK 3,86 1.90 1.94 9.47 –4.09

*Proposed dividend per share.
** Dividend per share based on a doubling of the number of outstanding shares to 25,004,048 after the new share issue was implemented in February 2017.

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