FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END REPORT 2004

Göteborg, SWEDEN


Year-end 2004 (Compared with “New” Bilia pro forma 2003)

* Net turnover amounted to SEK 11,941 M (11,124).

* Net profit increased to SEK 207 M (164) and earnings per share to SEK 8.95 (6.35).

* The Board proposes a dividend of SEK 7.50 (4.50).

* The Board requests authorization for a buy-back of the company’s own shares.

 

Fourth quarter

* Operating profit excl. items affecting profitability amounted to SEK 79 M (62).

* Earnings per share improved by 39 per cent to SEK 1.95 (1.40).

* Cash flow amounted to SEK 42 M (-4).

* The surplus value in the property portfolio amounts to SEK 1,000 M (900).

 

(For complete Fourth Quarter and Year-End Report see attached file)

 


Attachments

Bilia_February 8 2005_Eng.pdf