Strong year with organic and acquisition driven growth of more than 100 percent January – December 2013
· Sales amounted to SEK 1,047.5 million (469.0), a sales growth of 123.4 percent (103.9) · Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) amounted to SEK 141.9 million (30.0), corresponding to an EBITDA margin of 13.5 percent (6.4) · EBITDA includes start-up costs related to new programs in New York and Virginia of SEK -12.2 million (0) and net non-recurring costs of SEK -7.6 million (-19.9) · Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK 114.5 million (55.5) · Profit after tax amounted to SEK 61.3 million (-2.3) · Earnings per share after dilution amounted to SEK 0.25 (-0.01) · The Board proposes a dividend of SEK 0.06 (0.02) per share for 2013
October – December 2013
· Sales amounted to SEK 309.3 million (176.6), a sales growth of 75.1 percent (70.7) · Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) amounted to SEK 27.7 million (5.7), corresponding to an EBITDA margin of 9.0 percent (3.2) · EBITDA includes start-up costs related to new programs in New York and Virginia of SEK -12.2 million (0) and acquisition related costs of SEK -4.6 million (-13.6) · Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK 7.3 million (31.1) · Profit after tax amounted to SEK 9.5 million (-6.0) · Earnings per share after dilution amounted to SEK 0.04 (-0.03) For additional information, please contact Magnus Greko President and CEO Phone: 46 31 748 34 00 E-mail: email@example.com Peter StenstrÖm Investor Relations Phone: 46 765 25 84 93 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgOpus Group is a leading company in vehicle inspection technology and vehicle inspection program operations. The Group has two main business areas which are vehicle inspection and equipment. Opus Group is one of the market leaders in vehicle inspection operations in the US and Sweden. Opus Bilprovning has 72 vehicle inspection stations in Sweden. Opus Inspection operates vehicle inspection programs in the U.S., Bermuda, and Peru and is active in sales and service of emission control equipment in North America and Mexico. Through the subsidiaries, Opus Equipment and J&B Maskinteknik, Opus Group conducts production, sales, and service of vehicle inspection equipment for vehicle inspection companies and vehicle workshops. Opus Group’s revenues amounted to approximately SEK 1,047 million in 2013. Opus Group’s shares are listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm.
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