Atlas Copco interim report on Q4 and full-year 2009 summary

February 2, 2010

(unaudited)

Healthy profit, strong cash flow and slight improvement in demand in Q4

• Organic order intake declined 9% and amounted to MSEK 15 276.


• Revenues declined 19% to MSEK 15 942.


• Resumed growth in aftermarket.


• Operating profit reached MSEK 2 450 (3 288).


- Restructuring costs of MSEK 80 (258).


- Adjusted operating margin at 15.9% (18.0)


• Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 2 324 (3 508).


- Previous year includes a tax-free capital gain of MSEK 939


• Profit for the period was MSEK 1 700 (2 919).


• Basic earnings per share were SEK 1.39 (2.39).


• Strong operating cash flow at MSEK 3 672 (2 401).


• The Board proposes a dividend of SEK 3.00 (3.00) per share and a share repurchase program.


Mattias Olsson, acting Investor Relations Manager

Phone: +46 8 743 8290 or +46 70 497 8290 ir@se.atlascopco.com


Daniel Frykholm, Media Relations Manager, Corporate Communications

Phone: +46 8 743 8060 or +46 70 865 8060


media@se.atlascopco.com


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