Third-quarter report 2022

October 19, 2022

Solid order growth, record revenues and operating profit

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

Third quarter

  • Orders received increased 23% to MSEK 40 555 (33 023), organic growth of 6%
  • Revenues increased 37% to MSEK 38 074 (27 824), organic growth 18%
  • Operating profit was MSEK 8 378 (6 000), corresponding to a margin of 22.0% (21.6)
    • Adjusted operating profit, excluding items affecting comparability, reached MSEK 8 469 (6 109), corresponding to a margin of 22.2% (22.0)
  • Profit before tax amounted to MSEK 8 448 (5 945)
  • Basic earnings per share were SEK 1.34 (0.94, adjusted for share split)
  • Operating cash flow at MSEK 5 705 (4 664)
  • Return on capital employed was 29% (27)

Near-term demand outlook
Atlas Copco expects that the customers’ activity level will weaken somewhat compared to the high level in the third quarter.

Previous near-term demand outlook (published July 19, 2022): 
Atlas Copco expects that the customers’ activity level will be lower than in the second 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.