Net sales in the Addtech Group increased in the third quarter by 12 percent to SEK 2,846 million (2,551). The organic growth amounted to 5 percent and acquired growth amounted to 6 percent. Exchange rate changes had a positive effect of 1 percent on net sales, corresponding to SEK 34 million.
Net sales in the Addtech Group increased during the period by 19 percent to SEK 8,697 million (7,284). The organic growth amounted to 11 percent and acquired growth amounted to 8 percent and disposal affected by -1 percent. Exchange rate changes had a positive effect of 1 percent on net sales, corresponding to SEK 99 million.
Operating profit decreased during the quarter by 7 percent to SEK 188 million (203) and the operating margin amounted to 6.6 percent (7.9). Net financial items amounted to SEK -9 million (-10). Profit after financial items decreased by 7 percent to SEK 179 million (193).
Profit after tax decreased by 9 percent to SEK 142 million (156) corresponding to earnings per share before dilution of SEK 2.05 (2.25).
EBITA for the period amounted to SEK 957 million (776), representing an increase of 23 percent. The introduction of IFRS 16 had a positive impact on EBITA of SEK 4 million. Operating profit increased during the period by 24 percent to SEK 809 million (650) and the operating margin amounted to 9.3 percent (8.9). Net financial items were SEK -37 million (-31) and profit after financial items increased by 25 percent to SEK 772 million (619). The introduction of IFRS 16 affected net financial items negatively by SEK -6 million.
Profit after tax for the period increased by 23 percent to SEK 608 million (492) and the effective tax rate amounted to 21 percent (20). The effect of IFRS 16 on profit after tax amounted to SEK -2 million. Earnings per share before dilution for the period amounted to SEK 8.95 (7.20). For the latest twelve month period, earnings per share before dilution amounted to SEK 11.60 (9.15).