• In the second quarter, net sales increased by 15% to SEK 79 billion compared to SEK 69 billion in the preceding year. Adjusted for currency movements and acquired and divested units, sales increased by 29%.
  • The second quarter operating income amounted to SEK 7.6 billion compared to SEK 4.8 billion in the preceding year. Operating margin was 9.7% (6.9). Compared to the second quarter of 2010, changes in exchange rates had a negative impact of approximately SEK 1.7 billion.
  • Operating income was negatively impacted by effects from the earthquake and tsunami in Japan in a total of approximately SEK 400 M, of which SEK 100 M in Trucks and SEK 300 M in Construction Equipment.
  • Highest operating income and operating margin so far for the Group with the truck operation above 10% operating margin.
  • In the second quarter, operating cash flow in the Industrial Operations was positive in an amount of SEK 5.2 billion (8.5).
  • In the second quarter, basic and diluted earnings per share amounted to SEK 2.52 (1.55).
  • Return on shareholders' equity of 21.3% on a rolling 12 month basis.