Net sales in the Addtech Group increased during the period by 17 percent to SEK 3,279 million (2,805). The organic growth amounted to 11 percent and acquired growth amounted to 8 percent. Exchange rate changes had a negative effect of 2 percent on net sales, corresponding to SEK 61 million.
EBITA for the period amounted to SEK 402 million (306), representing an increase of 31 percent. Operating profit increased during the period by 37 percent to SEK 332 million (243) and the operating margin amounted to 10.1 percent (8.7). Net financial items were SEK -14 million (-10) and profit after financial items increased by 37 percent to SEK 318 million (233).
Profit after tax for the period increased by 36 percent to SEK 250 million (184) and the effective tax rate amounted to 21 percent (21). Earnings per share before/after dilution for the period amounted to SEK 0.90 (0.65). For the latest twelve month period, earnings per share before/after dilution amounted to SEK 2.85 (3.00).