Husqvarna Group is a world leading producer of outdoor power products including chainsaws, trimmers, robotic lawn mowers and garden tractors.
The Group is also the European leader in garden watering products and a world leader in cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries. The Group’s products and solutions are sold under brands including Husqvarna, Gardena, McCulloch, Poulan Pro, Weed Eater, Flymo, Zenoah and Diamant Boart via dealers and retailers to end-customers in more than 100 countries.
Husqvarna was founded in 1689. The head office is located in Stockholm, and the share is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange (HUSQ A and HUSQ B). Net sales in 2014 amounted to SEK 33 billion, and the Group had more than 14,000 employees in 40 countries.
|The Husqvarna Group, Key data 1)||2005||2006||2007||2008||2009||2010||2011||20121)||2013||2014|
|Income for the period||1,641||1,862||2,036||1,288||903||1,749||997||1027||916||831|
|Earnings per share, SEK 2)||3.59||4.08||4.46||2.81||1.64||3.03||1.73||1.78||1.60||1.44|
|Dividend per share, SEK 2)||-||1.16||1.5||0.00||1.00||1.50||1.50||1.50||1.50||1.65|
|Return on capital employed||24.1||23.8||17.6||10.7||6.6||11||7.4||7.4||7.7||7.6|
|Return on equity||40.1||32.5||28.6||15.8||7.5||13.9||8.0||8.8||8.1||6.7|
|Capital turn-over rate||2.6||2.4||1.8||1.5||1.6||1.7||1.6||1.5||1.6||1.7|
|Operating cash flow||949||535||1,843||2,013||3,737||962||-472||1144||1813||868|
|Average number of employees||11,681||11,412||16,093||15,720||15,030||14,954||15,698||15429||14156||14337|
|1) 2012 has been restated due to the amended IAS 19. The years prior to 2012 are not affected by the amendment.|
|2) Key data for 2004 are combined financial statements, 2005 is pro forma.|
|3) Number of shares 2006-2008 have been restated for the rights issue made in 2009. Number of shares 2006 have been restated for the bonus issue made in 2007.|