• In the first quarter net sales increased by 13% to SEK 65.6 billion (58.3). Adjusted for currency movements and acquired and divested units sales increased by 15%.
  • The first quarter operating income amounted to SEK 2,588 M (496) excluding restructuring charges of SEK 318 M (14). Currency exchange rates had a negative impact of SEK 1,104 M.
  • Operating margin in the first quarter was 3.9% (0.9) excluding restructuring charges.
  • In the first quarter diluted earnings per share were SEK 0.53 (negative SEK 0.15).
  • In the first quarter operating cash flow in the Industrial Operations was negative in an amount of SEK 9.0 billion (negative SEK 7.6 billion).