Key data – multi-quarter summary

(SEK M unless otherwise stated) 2021
Jul-Sep
2021
Apr-Jun
2021
Jan-Mar
2020
Oct-Dec
2020
Jul-Sep
2020
Apr-Jun
2020
Jan-Mar
2019
Oct-Dec
2019
Jul-Sep
(MSEK om inget annat anges) 2021
jul-sep
2021
apr-jun
2021
jan-mar
2020
okt-dec
2020
jul-sep
2020
apr-jun
2020
jan-mar
2019
okt-dec
2019
jul-sep
Net sales Nettoomsättning 1,375 1,403 1,100 875 744 935 1,118 984 977
Earnings measurements Resultatmått
Gross result Bruttoresultat 316 296 207 135 105 138 170 138 137
Underlying gross result Underliggande bruttoresultat 301 275 193 129 114 140 180 138 136
Operating result (EBIT) Rörelseresultat (EBIT) 219 158 86 18 4 21 -4 8 14
Underlying operating result (uEBIT) Underliggande rörelseresultat (uEBIT) 193 133 68 12 14 28 42 9 13
Margin measurements Marginalmått
Gross margin Bruttomarginal 23.0% 21.1% 18.9% 15.5% 14.1% 14.7% 15.2% 14.0% 14.0%
Underlying gross margin Underliggande bruttomarginal 21.9% 19.6% 17.5% 14.8% 15.3% 14.9% 16.1% 14.1% 13.9%
Operating margin Rörelsemarginal 15.9% 11.3% 7.8% 2.1% 0.5% 2.2% -0.4% 0.8% 1.5%
Underlying operating margin Underliggande rörelsemarginal 14.0% 9.5% 6.1% 1.4% 1.8% 3.0% 3.8% 0.9% 1.4%
Capital structure Kapitalstruktur
Net debt excl. IFRS 16 1) Nettoskuld exkl. IFRS 16 1) 98 75 124 156 281 254 322 373 431
Net debt/equity ratio excl. IFRS 16 1) Nettoskuldsättningsgrad exkl. IFRS 16 1) 8% 7% 13% 17% 30% 27% 34% 40% 46%
Working capital at end of period Rörelsekapital vid periodens slut 610 434 376 343 474 455 520 549 608
Working capital (average) Rörelsekapital (genomsnittligt) 523 405 360 409 464 487 534 578 580
Capital employed (average) excl. IFRS 16 1) Sysselsatt kapital (genom-snittligt) exkl. IFRS 16 1) 1,467 1,387 1,318 1,272 1,258 1,258 1,389 1,463 1,477
Working capital tied-up Rörelsekapitalbindning 9.5% 7.2% 8.2% 11.7% 15.6% 13.0% 11.9% 14.7% 14.8%
Return Avkastning
Return on capital employed excl. IFRS 16 1) Avkastning på sysselsatt kapital exkl. IFRS 16 1) 59.1% 44.9% 25.1% 5.1% 0.5% 5.8% -1.2% 1.5% 4.0%
Per share data Per aktie
Earnings per share (SEK) Resultat per aktie (SEK) 13.49 9.74 4.88 1.06 -0.32 1.34 -1.75 0.57 0.30
Earnings per share after dilution (SEK) Resultat per aktie efter utspädning (SEK) 13.49 9.74 4.88 1.06 -0.32 1.34 -1.75 0.57 0.30
Equity per share (SEK) Eget kapital per aktie (SEK) 98.68 84.82 75.55 69.73 70.87 70.92 72.19 71.05 71.80
Cash flow from operating activities per share (SEK) Kassaflöde från den löpande verksamheten per aktie (SEK) 0.50 6.24 4.62 11.72 0.06 7.32 7.18 6.50 -1.03
Shares outstanding at period end (thousands) Antal aktier vid periodens slut (tusentals) 12,983 12,983 12,983 12,983 12,983 12,983 12,983 12,983 12,983
Number of shares (thousands) before
and after dilution
Antal aktier (tusentals) före och efter utspädning 12,983 12,983 12,983 12,983 12,983 12,983 12,983 12,983 12,983
Growth Tillväxt
Sales growth Omsättningstillväxt 85% 50% -2% -11% -24% -22% -7% -15% -12%
   – of which organic tonnage growth    – varav organisk tonnagetillväxt 21% 28% -3% -1% -16% -17% -5% -17% -11%
   – of which price and mix changes    – varav pris- och mixförändringar 65% 25% 4% -8% -6% -5% -3% 1% -2%
   – of which currency effects    – varav valutaeffekter -1% -3% -3% -2% -2% 0% 1% 1% 1%
Other Övrigt
Average number of employees Medeltal anställda 625 616 613 625 636 637 637 644 646
Inventory gains and losses Lagervinster och -förluster 26 25 18 6 -10 -2 -11 -1 1
Shipped tonnage (thousands of tonnes) Levererat tonnage (tusentals ton) 77 98 88 76 64 77 90 77 75
1) To visualize the development of BE Group’s financial position, some information is in the key figure overview that is not defined in IFRS. A reconciliation/bridge between alternative performance measures used in this report and the closest IFRS measure is presented under Alternative performance measures.