Key numbers 2018-03-31

  3 months 12 months 12 months 12 months 12 months
  Jan - Mar Jan - Dec Jan - Dec Jan - Dec Jan - Dec
  2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Sales growth, % 0.7 6.9 5.5 16.2 5.6
Number of employees 2 527 2 495 2 396 2 368 2 212
           
Gross margin, % 46.8 46.1 46.0 45.1 45.7
Operating margin before depreciation, % 2.8 9.5 8.7 6.3 7.1
Operating margin, % 1.5 8.4 7.6 5.1 5.9
Profit margin, % 0.7 7.5 6.5 3.6 4.9
Net margin, % 0.5 6.3 5.3 2.9 4.1
           
Return on equity, % 0.8 12.2 10.4 6.0 7.9
Return on capital employed, % 1.6 9.8 8.6 5.8 6.4
           
Equity ratio, % 51.3 50.8 48.4 45.9 45.9
Net debt-equity ratio, % 54.5 54.1 62.1 76.8 76.0
Net debt-working capital ratio, % 57.7 57.4 64.7 71.7 71.1
Net debt, SEK million 1 692.2 1 637.3 1 748.9 1 929.1 1 828.7
Interest coverage ratio, times 1.7 8.3 6.5 3.2 5.4
Capital turnover, times 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.9
Stock turnover, times 1.0 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.3
           
Cash flow before investments, SEK million 6.6 207.8 448.9 129.5 -284.2
Net investments, SEK million -39.8 -110.6 -89.6 -106.5 -74.3
Cash flow after investments, SEK million -33.2 97.2 359.3 23.0 -358.5
           
Shareholders’ equity per share before dilution, SEK 46.83 45.66 42.46 37.89 36.25
Shareholders' equity per share after dilution, SEK 46.83 45.66 42.46 37.89 36.25
Share price as at 31 December, SEK - 54.50 55.25 34.5 38.30
Dividend/share, SEK - 1.35 1.00 1.00 1.00
P/E-ratio - 10.20 13.30 15.75 14.37
P/S-ratio - 0.60 0.70 0.46 0.60
Share price/shareholders’ equity - 1.20 1.30 0.91 1.06