Return on shareholders' equity
Net profit for the period as a percentage of average shareholders' equity attributable to Parent Company shareholders based on opening and closing balances for the period. The calculation of average shareholders' equity has been adjusted for increases and decreases in capital.
Return on operating capital
Operating profit as a percentage of average operating capital based on opening and closing balances for the period excluding net assets attributable to discontinued operations. The calculation of average operating capital has been adjusted for acquisitions and divestments.
Gross profit as a percentage of net sales.
Earnings before depreciation/amortisation and impairment.
Interest-bearing liabilities less interest-bearing assets. Interest-bearing liabilities include pension liabilities.
Capital employed excluding interest-bearing assets.
Operating cash flow
Cash flow from operating activities including cash flow from investing activities, excluding cash flow from acquisitions/divestments of operations, interest received and increase/decrease in interest-bearing assets.
A region comprises an operating segment in accordance with IFRS 8.
Earnings per share
Net profit for the period divided by a weighted average number of outstanding shares during the period.
Operating profit as a percentage of net sales.
Net debt as a percentage of shareholders' equity including non-controlling interests.
Shareholders' equity including non-controlling interests as a percentage of balance-sheet total.
Balance-sheet total less non-interest-bearing provisions and liabilities.
"Translation effects" refers to the currency effects arising when foreign results and balance sheets are translated to SEK. "Transaction effects" refers to the currency effects arising when purchases or sales are made in currency other than the currency of the producing country (functional currency.