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Financial objectives

  • An operating margin of no less that 8 per cent over a business cycle.
  • The equity/assets ratio will exceed 30 per cent.
  • Dividends to shareholders will long-term be around one third of the profit after tax.

Key figures Five-year summary

Key figures 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Sales (SEK m) 2,451.9 2,570.9 2,508.4 2,725.4 2,557.4
Organic growth (%) 20.3 6.1 -1.0 4.8 -6.6
Operating margin (%) 4.5 7.5 5.0 3.8 0.4
Return on shareholders’ equity (%) 17.3 27.7 14.6 11.6 0.5
Return on capital employed (%) 15.5 26.2 16.1 12.7 1.1
Equity/asset ratio (%) 38.4 46.6 48.5 48.4 45.2
Debt/equity ratio (mutliple) 0.5 0.1 0.1
Interest cover ratio(multiple) 8.7 26.8 22.0 24.8 2.4
EPS (SEK) 3.89 7.87 4.90 4.20 0.20
Shareholders equity before dilution (SEK) 24.71 32.23 35.25 36.87 33.83
Number of employees at end of year 2,894 3,000 3,001 2,990 2,936
Number of shares at year-end (000) 18,113 18,113 18,113 18,113 18,113
Average number of shares (000) 18,113 18,113 18,113 18,113 18,113

Definitions

Capital employed The balance sheet total minus non interest-bearing provisions and liabilities.
Cash flow per share Cash flow from current activities divided by the weighted average number of outstanding shares over the period adjusted for the dilution effect on potential shares.
Debt/equity ratio Net debt divided by shareholders’ equity.
EPS after dilution Profit/loss after tax attributable to the parent company’s owners divided by the average number of outstanding shares adjusted for the dilution effect of potential shares.
EPS before dilution Profit/loss after tax attributable to the parent company’s owners divided by the average number of outstanding ordinary shares excluding shares held as own shares by the parent company.
Equity/assets ratio Shareholders’ equity as a percentage of the balance sheet total.
Interest cover ratio Profit before tax plus interest costs divided by interest costs.
Net debt Interest-bearing provisions and liabilities with deductions for liquid assets and interest-bearing receivables.
Organic growth Year-on-year increase in income adjusted for currency effects, acquisitions and divestments.
Operating margin Operating profit as a percentage of operating income.
Operating margin before depreciation Operating profit before depreciation as a percentage of operating income.
Profit margin Profit before tax as a percentage of operating income.
Return on shareholders’ equity Profit for the period after tax  divided by the average shareholders’ equity.
Return on capital employed  Profit before tax plus financial costs divided by the average capital employed.
Shareholders equity per share after dilution Shareholders’ equity divided by the number of shares at end of the period adjusted for the dilution effect on potential shares.
Shareholders equity per share before dilution Shareholders’ equity divided by the number of shares at end of the period excluding shares held as own shares by the parent company.

 

Analysts

Following financial institutions regularly monitor Semcon:

Stock broker Analyst
Danske Bank Fredrik Lithell
SEB Enskilda Securities Victor Höglund

Olof Christensson
President, Engineering Services Nordic
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President, Product Information
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