Introduction

2018 – A year of continued good performance

In 2018, we continued the successful execution of our Shape and Share growth strategy. Two value-adding acquisitions strengthened our market position and supported our strategic aim to expand the business models of our two divisions. Our firm focus on advancing sustainability, digitalisation and innovation in our operations continued in 2018.

780

Sales, MEUR

2017: 730
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Sales, MEUR

Year 2018

6.1%

Organic sales growth

2017: 4.6%
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Organic sales growth, %

Year 2018

130

Comparable EBITA, MEUR

2017: 120
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Comparable EBITA, MEUR

Year 2018

16.7%

Comparable EBITA margin

2017: 16.5%
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Comparable EBITA margin, %

Year 2018

2.88

Net debt/EBITDA

2017: 1.65
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Net dept/EBITDA

Year 2018

0.901

Dividend per share, EUR

2017:0.85
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Dividend per share, EUR

Year 2018

15.7%

Comparable ROE

2017: 15.4%
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Comparable ROE, %

Year 2018

9.5

Lost time injury rate (LTIR)²

2017: 9.9
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Lost time injury rate (LTIR)²

Year 2018

1 Board proposal
2 Number of work-related accidents with at least one full day of absence/million working hours