Group development in the quarter

Net sales in the quarter increased by 82 percent to SEK 2,276m (1,248). Organic growth was 22 percent and acquired growth totalled 63 percent. Exchange rate changes had a negative impact on net sales of 3 percent, corresponding to SEK 37m. Net sales related to COVID-19 accounted for SEK 710m (355) and organic growth, excluding COVID-19 amounted to 7 percent. EBITA increased by 83 percent to SEK 332m (181) and EBITA-margin amounted to 14.6 percent (14.5). Transaction costs amounting to SEK 29m and stamp duty of SEK 24m related to acquired shares is included in the result. EBITA excluding acquisition-related costs amounted to SEK 385m with an EBITA margin of 16.9 percent. The higher margin is due increased volumes and continued restrained costs. Exchange rate changes had a negative effect on EBITA, corresponding to SEK 5m. 

Net financial items amounted to SEK -16m (-2) and profit after financial items amounted to SEK 237m (149). The increased negative net financial items is due to interest costs related to the acquisitions in the quarter. Profit after tax for the quarter increased with 49 percent amounting to SEK 178m (120) and the effective tax rate was 25 percent (21).  The tax increase is due to non-deductible transaction related costs. 

Group development in the interim period

Net sales in the interim period increased by 74 percent to SEK 4,012m (2,301). Organic growth was 37 percent and acquired growth totalled 42 percent. Exchange rate changes had a negative impact on net sales of 5 percent, corresponding to SEK 109m. Net sales related to COVID-19 accounted for SEK 1,330m (385) and organic growth, excluding COVID-19 amounted to 6 percent. EBITA increased by 129 percent to SEK 658m (287) and EBITA-margin amounted to 16.4 percent (12.5). The higher margin is due increased volumes and continued restrained costs. Exchange rate changes had a negative effect on EBITA, corresponding to SEK 20m. 

Net financial items amounted to SEK -20m (-7) and profit after financial items amounted to SEK 524m (218). The increased negative net financial items is due to interest costs related to the acquisitions in the quarter. Profit after tax increased with 133 percent amounting to SEK 404m (174) and the effective tax rate was 23 percent (20).  The tax increase is due to non-deductible transaction related costs. 

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Latest updated: 11/23/2021 2:52:03 PM by Administrator