Husqvarna AB (HUSQb.ST)
25 Apr 2017
April 21 Gardening and construction gear firm Husqvarna posted on Friday a bigger quarterly operating profit than expected helped by growth at the Construction, Husqvarna and Gardena units, while sales at the struggling Consumer Brands shrank.
* Reuters poll: husqvarna q1 ebit was seen at 1,349 million sek, sales at 12,150 million
* Husqvarna Group to acquire HTC, strengthening its position in surface preparation
Feb 9 Swedish outdoor equipment maker Husqvarna posted a smaller than expected fourth-quarter operating loss helped by strong sales growth in North America for its smallest division, Construction.
* Q4 net sales amounted to sek 5,768m (5,672), corresponding to -3% adjusted for changes in exchange rates.