A strong start to the new year

First quarter 2018

  • Net sales increased by 8% to SEK 1,226 M (1,138).
  • The underlying operating result increased to SEK 48 M (30).
  • Operating result increased to SEK 55 M (46).
  • Result after tax increased to SEK 39 M (34).
  • Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK -1 M (37).
  • Earnings per share increased to SEK 3.03 (2.58).
Results overview 2018
Resultatöversikt 2018
Tonnage, thousands of tonnes Tonnage, tusen ton 98 98 0
Net sales, SEK M Nettoomsättning, MSEK 1,226 1,138 88
Underlying operating result, SEK M
Underliggande rörelseresultat, MSEK
48 30 18
Operating result, SEK M Rörelseresultat, MSEK 55 46 9
Profit/loss for the period, SEK M Periodens resultat, MSEK 39 34 5
Earnings per share, SEK1) Resultat per aktie, SEK1) 3.03 2.58 0.45
Cash flow from operating activities, SEK M
Kassaflöde från den löpande verksamheten, MSEK
-1 37 -38

1) Based on the average number of shares.

BE Group, which is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange, is a trading and service company in steel, stainless steel and aluminium. BE Group offers efficient distribution and value-adding production services to customers primarily in the manufacturing and construction industries. In 2017, the Group reported sales of SEK 4.3 billion. BE Group has approximately 700 employees, with Sweden and Finland as its largest markets. The head office is located in Malmö, Sweden. Read more about BE Group at www.begroup.com.