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Atlas Copco interim report at September 30, 2009

October 22, 2009

Healthy profitability and good aftermarket

• Organic order intake declined 30%.
- Demand for equipment remained low.
- Aftermarket products and services held up well.
• Revenues decreased 18% to MSEK 15 088 (18 440), organic decline 25%.
• Operating profit at MSEK 2 402 (3 640), a margin of 15.9% (19.7).
- Positive net currency effect of MSEK 60 compared to previous year.
- Annual cost savings in excess of MSEK 2 000 now achieved.
• Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 2 210 (3 224).
• Profit for the period was MSEK 1 730 (2 432).
• Basic and diluted earnings per share were SEK 1.42 (1.99).
• Strong operating cash flow at MSEK 4 275 (1 054).

Near-term demand outlook
The overall demand is expected to stay around the current level.
The demand in some emerging markets, including China and India, is expected to gradually improve.

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Mattias Olsson, acting Investor Relations Manager,
Phone: +46 8 743 8290 or +46 70 497 8290 [email protected]

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