The third quarter
· Net sales increased by 23 percent during the third quarter to SEK 1,322 M
(1,079). Net sales increased by 27 percent in local currencies.
· Operating profit increased to SEK 258 M (168), which corresponds to an
operating margin of 19.5 percent (15.6)
· Profit after tax amounted to SEK 200 M (120)
· Earnings per share amounted to SEK 2.88 (1.72)
January - September
· Net sales increased by 14 percent during the period to SEK 3,418 M (3,004).
Net sales increased by 19 percent in local currencies
· Operating profit increased to SEK 474 M (369), which corresponds to an
operating margin of 13.9 percent (12.3)
· Profit after tax amounted to SEK 362 M (264)
· Earnings per share amounted to SEK 5.21 (3.81)
A strong quarter
”A good performance in all three regions contributed to sales growth of 23
percent during the third quarter. The period was characterized by very strong
growth in Asia and EMEA, while demand in the Americas remains stable.
In September, an access control system was presented on the market. By combining
our technical know-how and strong partner network, we are now broadening our
offer within network solutions. The release will initially take place in the US
but the product will be introduced in other markets in the future.
During the period, we continued to note a stable trend in the number of new
project inquiries. We estimate that the underlying demand is in line with
The full report and slide presentation is available on:
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Time: Thursday, October 17 at 10 a.m.
Phone number: + 46 (0)8-505 564 81
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The information in this interim report is such that Axis is required to disclose
in accordance with the Securities Market Act. Submitted for publication at 08.00
a.m. (CET) on 17 October 2013.
About Axis Communications
As the market leader in network video, Axis is leading the way to a smarter,
safer, more secure world — driving the shift from analog to digital video
surveillance. Offering network video solutions for professional installations,
Axis’ products and solutions are based on an innovative, open technology
Axis has more than 1,400 dedicated employees in 40 locations around the world
and cooperates with partners covering 179 countries. Founded in 1984, Axis is a
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