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Atlas Copco: Second-quarter report 2021

July 16, 2021

Record order intake and revenues

The comparison figures presented in this report refer to previous year unless otherwise stated.

  • Order intake increased 45% to record MSEK 32 529 (22 401), organic growth of 54%
  • Revenues increased 14% to record MSEK 27 534 (24 102), organic growth of 21%
  • Operating profit increased 52% to MSEK 5 924 (3 889), corresponding to a margin of 21.5% (16.1)
    • Adjusted operating profit, excluding items affecting comparability, was MSEK 6 026 (4 476), corresponding to a margin of 21.9% (18.6)
  • Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 5 872 (3 826)
  • Basic earnings per share were SEK 3.75 (2.58)
  • Operating cash flow at MSEK 3 743 (3 483)
  • Return on capital employed was 26% (26)

Near-term demand outlook
Atlas Copco expects that the customers’ business activity level will remain at the high current level.


Previous near-term demand outlook (published April 27, 2021):

Although the world’s economic development remains uncertain, Atlas Copco expects that the customers’ business activity level will remain at the high current level.

Quarterly and annual financial data in Excel format can be found at:
https://www.atlascopcogroup.com/en/investor-relations/financial-reports-presentations/latest-results

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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 person set out above, at 13:30 CEST on July, 16, 2021.

Atlas Copco Group
Our industrial ideas empower our customers to grow and drive society forward. This is how we create a better tomorrow. Atlas Copco is a global industrial group, founded in 1873 in Stockholm. In 2020 we had revenues of BSEK100 (BEUR 10) and at year end about 40 000 employees.