Five-year overview

Group, MSEK 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Income statement items
Net sales 50,090 46,337 44,376 43,630 43,127
Operating profit 2,405 2,098 1,009 1,752 614
Pre-tax profit 2,445 2,050 906 1,230 383
Profit for the year 2,057 1,727 798 1,027 298
Balance sheet items
Fixed assets 11,228 9,901 9,323 9,284 9,770
Current assets 21,048 21,708 18,718 19,101 22,135
Total assets 32,276 31,609 28,041 28,385 31,905
Equity 10,362 9,380 8,076 7,997 7,668
Long-term liabilities 3,624 3,876 4,505 4,719 6,087
Current liabilities 18,290 18,353 15,460 15,669 18,150
Total equity and liabilities 32,276 31,609 28,041 28,385 31,905
Key ratios
Operating margin, percent 4.8 4.5 2.3 4.0 1.4
Equity, average during the year 9,742 8,584 8,088 7,832 7,823
Return on equity, percent 21.1 20.1 9.9 13.1 3.8
Capital employed, at year-end 14,104 14,402 14,476 14,762 16,202
Capital employed, average during the year 14,010 14,128 14,224 15,482 16,411
Return on capital employed, percent 18.5 16.2 8.2 12.1 5.2
Equity/assets ratio, percent 32.1 29.7 28.8 28.2 24.0
Net debt 1,216 1,862 3,118 3,886 5,948
Debt/equity ratio, multiple 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.8
Interest coverage ratio, multiple 21.7 13.3 5.5 4.8 1.9
Capital expenditures
Goodwill 61 40 -17 26 -14
Other intangible assets 113 34 5 -2 -4
Investment property 265
Buildings and land 181 200 -94 36 0
Machinery and equipment 1,292 1,175 627 532 261
Shares and participations -563 303 -210 -263 105
Project and development properties 702 324 291 -99 265
Orders
Orders received 45,247 41,445 37,812 31,690 34,292
Order backlog 38,491 33,572 26,991 24,922 28,164
Personnel
Number of employees, at year-end 14,344 13,869 13,300 13,213 13,290
Average number of employees 14,578 13,712 13,036 13,176 13,792
Data per share
Earnings before and after dilution, SEK 6.97 5.85 2.71 3.48 1.01
Cash flow, SEK 7.78 8.99 6.06 9.50 2.12
Equity, SEK 35.13 31.80 27.38 27.11 26.00
Share price at year-end, SEK 70.60 72.30 64.85 54.95 39.35
Dividend, SEK 1) 4.00 3.60 2.60 2.25 1.80
Number of shares at year-end, millions 295.0 295.0 295.0 295.0 295.0
Average number of outstanding shares, millions 295.0 295.0 295.0 295.0 295.0

1) For 2017, the Board of Director’s proposal to the AGM.