Arjo interim report January-June 2021
”We close another strong quarter and grow organically by 4,0%, supported by a solid order intake. We successfully navigate the Covid-19 challenges and see a continued recovery within profitable categories like patient handling, service and DVT. Our profitability continues to improve and we report an adjusted EBITDA-margin exceeding 23% for the first time,” says Joacim Lindoff, President & CEO.
“The implementation of our long-term strategy continues with full force, at the same time as we are delivering on our short-term targets. Our newly launched SEM scanner is generating high interest and we currently have more than 150 evaluations planned or completed by customers around the world. In summary, we add a strong quarter to the books and maintain a positive outlook for our performance over the coming quarters,” concludes Joacim Lindoff.
April-June 2021 in brief
- Net sales amounted to SEK 2,199 M (2,264).
Net sales grew organically by 4.0%.
- Adjusted EBITDA increased 4.9% to SEK 513 M (489).
In comparable currencies, profit was SEK 546 M, corresponding to an improvement of about 12%.
- Adjusted operating profit increased by 12.8% to SEK 275 M (244).
In comparable currencies, profit was SEK 295 M, corresponding to an improvement of about 21%.
- Profit after financial items increased to SEK 253 M (152).
- Earnings per share rose to SEK 0.70 (0.42).
- Cash flow from operations amounted to SEK 431 M (613).
- Acquisition of South African rental operations specializing in pressure injury prevention.
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