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Atlas Copco second-quarter report 2015

July 16, 2015

Growth in service and improved order intake in Europe

  • Record orders received, revenues and operating profit with strong impact from currency
  • Orders increased 14% to a record of MSEK 26 775 (23 450), flat organic development
  • Revenues increased to MSEK 26 111 (23 348), organic decline of 3%
  • Adjusted operating profit of MSEK 5 162 (4 382), corresponding to a margin of 19.8% (18.8)
  • Reported operating profit at a record MSEK 5 072 (4 339), including items affecting comparability of MSEK -90 (-43), corresponding to a margin of 19.4% (18.6)
  • Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 4 850 (4 174)
  • Profit for the period increased 14% to MSEK 3 651 (3 207)
  • Basic earnings per share were SEK 3.00 (2.64)
  • Operating cash flow at MSEK 3 481 (3 102)

Near-term demand outlook
The overall demand for the Group is expected to increase somewhat.

Previous near-term demand outlook (published April 28, 2015):
The overall demand for the Group is expected to increase somewhat.

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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 2014, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 94 (BEUR 10.3) and more than 44 000 employees.