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Atlas Copco interim report on Q4 and full-year 2013 summary

January 30, 2014

January 30, 2014 (unaudited)

Stable industrial demand – mining equipment remained weak

  • Order intake decreased to MSEK 19 714 (21 101), organic decline of 4%
  • Revenues decreased to MSEK 21 266 (22 748), organic decline of 4%
  • Operating profit decreased 12% to MSEK 4 155 (4 699), including items affecting comparability of MSEK +57 (-192)
  • Operating margin at 19.5% (20.7)
  • Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 3 925 (4 488)
  • Profit for the period was MSEK 2 903 (3 416)
  • Basic earnings per share were SEK 2.39 (2.81)
  • Operating cash flow at MSEK 2 563 (4 339)
  • Acquisition of Edwards Group Ltd. finalized on January 9, 2014
  • The Board of Directors proposes a dividend of SEK 5.50 (5.50) per share

Near term demand outlook
The overall demand for the Group’s products and services is expected to remain at the current level.
Previous near-term demand outlook (published October 25, 2013):
The overall demand for the Group’s products and services is expected to remain at the current level.

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  • Mattias Olsson, Vice President Investor Relations
    +46 (0)8 743 8295 or +46 (0)72 729 8295
    [email protected] 
  • Ola Kinnander, Media Relations Manager
    +46 (0)8 743 8060 or +46 (0)70 347 2455
    [email protected]

Atlas Copco discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. 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 service 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 2013, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 84 (BEUR 9.7) and more than 40 000 employees.