Net sales less cost of goods sold as a percentage of net sales.
Operating profit margin (EBIT margin)
Operating profit expressed as a percentage of net sales.
Operating profit margin, adjusted
Operating profit, adjusted for items affecting comparability, as a percentage of net sales.
Profit/loss before tax expressed as a percentage of net sales.
Operating profit, adjusted for items affecting comparability, before depreciation and amortization less capital expenditures as a percentage of operating profit, adjusted for items affecting comparability, before depreciation and amortization.
Return on capital employed
Operating profit plus financial income as a percentage of average capital employed.
Return on equity
Profit for the period as a percentage of total equity.
Total assets less interest-free liabilities (including deferred tax).
Equity at the end of the period as a percentage of total assets. The equity/assets ratio represents the amount of assets on which shareholders have a residual claim.
Gross current and non-current borrowings, including credit overdraft facilities, derivative financial instruments and interest payables.
Gross debt less cash and cash equivalents.
Net debt at the end of the period divided by the EBITDA, adjusted, for the last 12 months, taking into consideration the annualization of EBITDA for acquired or divested companies.
Net debt/equity ratio
Net debt at the end of the period divided by equity at the end of the period.
Total inventories and trade and other receivables adjusted for trade and other payables.
Data per share
Earnings per share
Profit for the period divided by the average number of shares adjusted for the effect of forward contracts to repurchase own shares.
Operating profit consists of comprehensive income before net financial items and income tax.
Net sales, change
Net sales as a percentage of net sales in the comparative period of the previous year.
Items affecting comparability
Items affecting comparability are items such as restructurings and impact from acquisitions.
Operating profit, adjusted
Operating profit adjusted for items affecting comparability.