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HMS Q1 Report 2012

by Thomas Carlsson | Apr 18, 2012

Last twelve months

  • Net sales for the last twelve months totaled to SEK 389 m (360), corresponding to a 11 % increase in local currencies
  • Operating profit for the last twelve months was SEK 69 m (83), equal to a 17.7 % (23.1) operating margin
  • Order intake for the twelve month period was SEK 407 m (361)
  • Cash flow from operating activities for the twelve month period amounted to SEK 55 m (63)
  • Profit after tax for last twelve months amounted to SEK 52 m (61) and earnings per share was SEK 4.66 (5.36)

First quarter

  • Net sales for the first quarter totaled to SEK 96 m (92) corresponding to a 5 % increase
  • Operating profit amounted to SEK 14 m (18)
  • Order intake for the first quarter was SEK 116 m (97)
  • During the quarter HMS received the largest order in the company's history, SEK 16 m

Comments from the CEO
"The previously communicated market uncertainty persists. On our major markets we see continuing positive signs on the American market. The German market is somewhat reserved and the Japanese market is still uncertain. We see a continuing inflow of design-wins confirming our strong position on the market and the attractiveness of our product offering. However, the effect of these new customers will not materialize (on the income statement) until 2013 and going forward. The demand for customized solutions of the HMS technology is still high and during the first quarter, we received the biggest order in the company´s history, amounting to SEK 16 m. The conditions for a continuing long-term growth are unchanged despite the short term uncertainty among our customers."

 

Further information can be obtained from: 
CEO Staffan Dahlström, telephone +46 (0) 35-17 29 01 or 
CFO Gunnar Högberg, telephone +46 (0) 35-17 29 95

HMS Q1 Report 2012 (English)


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JOAKIM NIDEBORN

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