Definitions
 

Number of employees

Number of employees converted to full-time positions at the end of the period
 

Key performance indicators defined according to IFRS

 

Earnings per share, SEK

Profit for the year attributable to parent company shareholders to average number of shares outstanding.
 

Key performance indicators not defined according to IFRS

Adjusted operating margin
Adjusted operating profit expressed as a percentage of net sales.


Adjusted operating profit
Operating profit adjusted for one-off items and restructuring costs when the amount is significant in size.

Cash flow from operating activities per share, SEK
Cash flow from operating activities to number of shares outstanding.

 

Capital employed

Total assets less non-interest-bearing provisions and liabilities.
 

EBITDA margin

EBITDA margin has been calculated as the profit before planned depreciation and before consolidated amortisation of surplus value on intangible assets, expressed as a percentage of net sales.
 

Equity/asset ratio

Shareholders’ equity, including non-controlling interests, expressed as a percentage of total assets.
 

Interest coverage ratio

Earnings before tax plus interest expense to interest expense.
 

Investments in intangible/tangible fixed assets

Investments in fixed assets excluding acquisitions and divestments of companies.
 

Net debt

Interest-bearing provisions and liabilities less interest-bearing assets and cash and cash equivalents.
 

Net debt/EBITDA

Average net debt to EBITDA, excluding one-off items and restructuring costs, based on a rolling twelve-month calculation.
 

Net debt/equity ratio

Net debt to shareholders’ equity including non-controlling interests.
 

Number of shares

The weighted average number of shares outstanding at end of the period plus any additional shares in accordance with IAS 33.
 

One-off items and restructuring costs

Items not included in regular business transactions, and each amount is significant in size and therefore has an effect on the profit or loss and key performance indicators, are classified as one-off items and restructuring costs.
 

Operating cash flow

Cash flow from operating activities excluding one-off items and restructuring costs and tax paid but including net investments in intangible assets and tangible fixed assets.
 

Operating margin

Operating profit expressed as a percentage of net sales.
 

Operating profit

Profit before financial items and tax.
 

Operating profit before depreciation/amortisation – EBITDA

Operation profit before planned depreciation and amortisation.
 

Organic growth

Change in sales adjusted for currency effects as well as acquisitions and divestments compared with the same period of the previous year.
 

P/E ratio

Quoted price at year-end divided by the earnings per share.
 

Profit margin

Earnings before tax expressed as a percentage of net sales.
 

Return on capital employed

Return on capital employed comprises the Group’s earnings before tax after adding back financial expenses expressed as a percentage of average capital employed.
 

Return on shareholders’ equity

Return on shareholders’ equity comprises profit for the year attributable to parent company shareholders, expressed as a percentage of average shareholders’ equity attributable to parent company shareholders.
 

Sales abroad, %

Sales reported for each country to which products or services have been delivered, expressed as a percentage of net sales for the year.
 
Shareholders’ equity per share
Shareholders’ equity attributable to parent company shareholders to number of shares outstanding at the end of the period.
 

Working capital

Working capital comprises stock, operating receivables and operating liabilities, and is obtained from the statement of financial position but adjusted where appropriate for items not affecting cash flow. The operating receivables consist of accounts receivable, other receivables as well as non-interest bearing prepaid expenses and accrued income. Operating liabilities include other non-interest-bearing non-current liabilities, advance payments from customers, accounts payable, other current liabilities as well as non-interest-bearing accrued expenses and deferred income.
 

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