Oct 20 (Reuters) - Axis Ab says:
* Net sales increased during Q3 by 13 percent to SEK 2,253 million (1,997).
* Operating profit amounted to SEK 365 million (312), which corresponds to an operating margin of 16.2 percent (15.6).
* Net profit for period amounted to SEK 278 million (233). Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Johan Sennero)