Securitas AB - Interim Report January - September 2006

Thursday, November 16, 2006

• Securitas Direct AB and Securitas Systems AB were successfully listed on the Stockholm Stock
Exchange on September 29, 2006. Third quarter results are published simultaneously with this report.


• Securitas Security Services (USA and Europe) continue to show strong organic sales growth of 6 percent and the previously weak trend in Europe has turned positive in the third quarter.


• The Cash Handling Services division has increased organic sales growth from 3 to 6 percent and
operating margin is broadly maintained at a 7 percent level.


MSEK Q3 2006 Q3 2005 change 9M 2006 9M 2005 change

Sales 15,369 14,976 3 45,343 42,763 6
Organic sales growth, % 6 4 6 4

Operating result before non-recurring items 957 914 5 2,595 2,496 4
Operating margin, % 6.2 6.1 5.7 5.8
Real change, % 8 0 4 3

Income before tax and non-recurring items 805 770 4 2,150 2,068 4
Real change, % 9 1 4 6

Income before tax 629 782 -20 1,542 2,109 -27

Net income, continuing operations 434 594 -27 1,063 1,602 -34
Net income, discontinued operations 68 131 -48 339 357 -5
Net income, all operations 502 725 -31 1,402 1,959 -28

Earnings per share, before non-recurring items (SEK) 1.52 1.56 -3 4.37 4.25 3

Earnings per share, continuing operations (SEK) 1.17 1.61 -27 2.91 4.33 -33
Earnings per share, discontinued operations (SEK) 0.18 0.35 -49 0.90 0.94 -4
Earnings per share, all operations (SEK) 1.35 1.96 -31 3.81 5.27 -28


Comments from the CEO, Thomas Berglund

"The Group has strong organic sales growth and stable development of the operational profitability. This has been achieved at the same time as we are creating three new listed companies, which demonstrates the strength of Securitas' organization".

For further information, please contact:
Thomas Berglund, President and CEO, +44 20 8432 6551
Håkan Winberg, Executive Vice President and CFO, +44 20 8432 6554
Henrik Brehmer, Investor Relations, +44 20 8432 6523, +44 7884 117 192

The full report including tables can be downloaded from the enclosed link.

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