Second-quarter report 2022

July 19, 2022

Strong order intake and record revenues

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

Second quarter

  • Orders received increased 26% to MSEK 41 010 (32 529), organic growth of 13%
  • Revenues increased 20% to MSEK 33 111 (27 534), organic growth of 8%
  • Operating profit was MSEK 7 279 (5 924), corresponding to a margin of 22.0% (21.5)
    • Adjusted operating profit, excluding items affecting comparability, reached MSEK 7 042 (6 026), corresponding to a margin of 21.3% (21.9)
  • Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 7 305 (5 872)
  • Basic earnings per share were SEK 1.17 (0.94, adjusted for share split)
  • Operating cash flow at MSEK 3 064 (3 743)
  • Return on capital employed was 28% (26)

Near-term demand outlook

Atlas Copco expects that the customers’ activity level will be lower than in the second quarter.

Previous near-term demand outlook (published April 26, 2022):

Although the world’s current economic development makes the outlook uncertain, Atlas Copco expects that the customers’ activity level will remain high, but weaken compared to the very high level in the first quarter.

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Atlas Copco Group
Great ideas accelerate innovation. At Atlas Copco we have been turning industrial ideas into business-critical benefits since 1873. By listening to our customers and knowing their needs, we deliver value and innovate with the future in mind. In 2021, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 111 and at year end about 43 000 employees.