Fagerhult: Interim Report, January - September 2011

Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:18am EDT

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Fagerhult: Interim Report, January – September 2011

Regulatory News:

Fagerhult: (STO:FAG)

· Orders received MSEK 2,270 (1,810), Adjusted for acquired operations and currency effects, orders received have increased by 7,7 %

· Net sales MSEK 2,221 (1,797) After adjustments for acquired operations and currency effects, sales have increased by 5 %

· Operating profit MSEK 230.8 (96.7), Operating margin 10.4 (5.4) %

· Profit after tax MSEK 140.8 (69.1)

· Earnings per share SEK 11.16 (5.48)

Comments by CEO Johan Hjertonsson:

· A strong increase in profit

· High order intake during the second and third quarter

· Operating profit for the third quarter at an all-time high

· Substantial development of the product area Retail Lighting

· Continued strong cash flow

Fagerhult is one of Europe’s leading lighting groups with approximately 2,200 employees and operations in 17 countries. We create modern products and exciting, energy-efficient and environmentally-adapted lighting installations, successfully integrated into their individual environments. The Group includes such strong brands as Fagerhult, Ateljé Lyktan, LTS, Whitecroft Lighting and Designplan Lighting. AB Fagerhult is listed on the Nasdaq OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm.

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Johan Hjertonsson CEO
tel: 46 36 10 87 06
mobile: 46 70 229 77 93
e-mail: johan.hjertonsson@fagerhult.se
or
Ulf Karlsson CFO
tel: 46 36 10 85 63
mobile: 46 70 537 04 54
e-mail: ulf.karlsson@fagerhult.se

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