Atlas Copco second-quarter report 2016

July 15, 2016

Solid industrial business – mining and construction demand weak

  • Orders decreased 3% to MSEK 25 934 (26 775), organic decline of 1%
  • Revenues were MSEK 25 438 (26 111), unchanged organically
  • Adjusted operating profit was MSEK 4 822 (5 162), corresponding to a margin of 19.0% (19.8)
  • Reported operating profit was MSEK 4 775 (5 072), including items affecting comparability of MSEK -47 (-90), corresponding to a margin of 18.8% (19.4)
  • Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 4 420 (4 850)
  • Profit for the period was MSEK 3 188 (3 651)
  • Basic earnings per share were SEK 2.62 (3.00)
  • Operating cash flow at MSEK 3 487 (3 481)

    Near-term demand outlook

    The overall demand for the Group is expected to remain at current level.

    Previous near-term demand outlook (published April 26, 2016).
    The overall demand for the Group is expected to remain at current level.
  • For more information please contact:

  • Mattias Olsson, Vice President Investor Relations
    +46 8 743 8295 or +46 72 729 8295
    ir@se.atlascopco.com
  • Ola Kinnander, Media Relations Manager
    +46 8 743 8060 or +46 70 347 2455
    media@se.atlascopco.com
  • This information is information that Atlas Copco AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the contact persons set out above, at 12.00 CEST on July 15, 2016.

    Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and services focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics.  The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2015, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 102 (BEUR 11) and more than 43 000 employees. Learn more at www.atlascopcogroup.com.

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