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Three month report, January-March 2018

5/9/2018 7:30 AM CET
Press release Financial reports

January-March 2018 compared to January-March 2017

Highlights according to segment reporting

• Revenue increased 8 percent and amounted to SEK 37.0 billion (34.2); adjusted for currency effects revenue increased 11 percent.

• Operating income decreased 65 percent and amounted to SEK 0.7 billion (1.8); adjusted for currency effects operating income decreased 60 percent. As previously announced, restructuring charges were taken during the quarter and totaled SEK 670 M.

• Earnings per share decreased 68 percent to SEK 1.25 (3.90).

• Operating cash flow from operations amounted to SEK –0.6 billion (1.6), according to IFRS.

• Operating net financial assets totaled SEK 9.3 billion (Dec. 31, 2017: 9.7), according to IFRS.

• Order bookings in Construction decreased 14 percent and amounted to SEK 32.9 billion (38.2); adjusted for currency effects order bookings decreased 12 percent. The order backlog amounted to SEK 190.9 billion (Dec. 31, 2017: 188.4).

• Operating income in Construction amounted to SEK –41 M (392) and includes SEK 430 M of the previously announced restructuring charges. Additional project write-downs in the Polish operations of about SEK 600 M are also included. Claims resolutions in the US civil operations and effects from pension curtailments in the UK operations had a positive impact of about SEK 500 M in total.

• Operating income in Project Development (Residential, Commercial Property and Infrastructure) decreased 42 percent and amounted to SEK 1.0 billion (1.7); adjusted for currency effects operating income decreased 43 percent. Comparison period included the SEK 0.9 billion divestment gain from the A1 PPP-project.

• Return on capital employed in Project Development was 14.7 percent (15.9).

• Net investments in Project Development amounted to SEK –1.7 billion (0.7), according to IFRS.

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