Securitas AB - Interim Report January - September 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

 

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