Interim report Q3 – 2018

Third quarter 2018 

Incoming orders rose 10% to SEK 728 million (660) 

Net sales rose 17% to SEK 747 million (636) 

Operating profit rose 29% to SEK 86 million (67) 

EBITA rose 18% to SEK 91 million (77) 

Profit after tax rose 37% to SEK 69 million (51) 

Earnings per share were SEK 3.00 (2.19)

January - September 2018 

Incoming orders rose 14% to SEK 2,342 million (2,055) 

Net sales rose 16% to SEK 2,307 million (1,997) 

Operating profit rose 23% to SEK 256 million (208) 

EBITA rose 18% to SEK 271 million (228) 

Profit after tax rose 26% to SEK 198 million (157) 

Earnings per share were SEK 8.56 (6.79) 

For further information, please contact the Managing Director, Jörgen Zahlin, on +46 (0)75-242 40 22 or the Finance Director, Jan Cnattingius, on +46 (0)75-242 40 03.

One of Europe's leading technology trading companies with 34 operating entities in 14 countries

For 40 years, OEM's idea has been to serve as a link that creates value between customers and manufacturers of industrial components and systems. Over the years, the company has grown from a small, family-owned business in Tranås in southern Sweden into an international technology trading group operating in 14 countries in northern Europe, Central Eastern Europe, the UK and China. OEM has partnerships with more than 300 leading and specialist manufacturers and is responsible for their sales in selected markets. Its range comprises more than 50,000 products in the areas of electrical components, flow technology, motors, transmissions and brakes, ball bearings and seals, appliance components and installation components. The Group has a customer base of more than 25,000 businesses, primarily in the manufacturing sector. The company's high level of expertise enables it to help customers increase purchasing efficiency and choose the right components.