Securitas AB Interim Report January -- March 2003

Stockholm, SWEDEN


STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 08, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Securitas AB:

Sales amounted to MSEK 14,819 (16,869)

Organic sales growth was -3 percent (10) Underlying organic sales growth was 0 percent (6)

The operating margin was 6.1 percent (6.4)

Income before taxes amounted to MSEK 472 (565)

Free cash flow was MSEK 245 (347), corresponding to 43 percent (55) of adjusted income

The return on capital employed was 20 percent (17)

Earnings per share after full taxes was SEK 0.83 (0.92)

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