Husqvarna Group is a global leading producer of outdoor power products for forest, park and garden care. Products include chainsaws, trimmers, robotic lawn mowers and ride-on lawn mowers.
The Group is also the European leader in garden watering products and a global 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 consumers and professionals in more than 100 countries.
Husqvarna was founded in 1689. The head office is located in Stockholm, and the share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (HUSQ A and HUSQ B). Net sales in 2015 amounted to SEK 36 billion, and the Group had more than 13,000 employees in 40 countries.
|The Husqvarna Group, Key data 1)||2006||2007||2008||2009||2010||2011||2012 2)||2013||2014||2015|
|Excl. Items affecting comparability||10.6||10.7||7.3||4.6||7.6||5.1||5.4||5.3||7.2||8.2|
|Income for the period||1862||2036||1288||903||1749||997||1027||916||824||1888|
|Earnings per share 3)||4.08||4.46||2.81||1.64||3.03||1.73||1.78||1.6||1.43||3.28|
|Dividend per share||1.16||1.5||0||1||1.5||1.5||1.5||1.5||1.65||1.65|
|Return on capital employed||23.8||17.6||10.7||6.6||11||7.4||7.4||7.7||7.6||12.4|
|Excl. Items affecting comparability||11.1||13.1|
|Return on equity||32.5||28.6||15.8||7.5||13.9||8||8.8||8.1||6.7||14.6|
|Excl. Items affecting comparability||12.9||15.5|
|Capital turn-over rate||2.4||1.8||1.5||1.6||1.7||1.6||1.5||1.6||1.7||1.7|
|Operating cash flow||535||1,843||2,013||3,737||962||-472||1,144||1,813||1,425||1,668|
|Average number of employees||11,412||16,093||15,720||15,030||14,954||15,698||15,429||14,156||14,337||13,572|
|1) Key data for 2004 are combined financial statements, 2005 is pro forma.|
|2) 2012 has been restated due to the amended IAS 19. The years prior to 2012 are not affected by the amendment.|
|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.|