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C-Rad Updates On Delivery To Swedish Cancer Center
Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 02:30am EST 

Dec 13 (Reuters) - C-Rad Ab ::REG-UPDATE ON C-RAD DELIVERY OF ITS ADVANCED SURFACE TRACKING SOLUTION TO SWEDISH CANCER CENTER NYA KAROLINSKA SOLNA.SAYS ‍IS IN CLOSE DIALOGUE WITH CUSTOMER AND WITH ELEKTA TO DETERMINE STEPS FORWARD.​.  Full Article

Elekta reaches agreement in dispute with Stockholm County Council
Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 07:00am EST 

Dec 12 (Reuters) - Elekta AB ::ELEKTA AND STOCKHOLM COUNTY COUNCIL AGREE ON CONSTRUCTIVE WAY FORWARD.SAYS ELEKTA AND STOCKHOLM COUNTY COUNCIL SIGNED A LETTER OF INTENT TODAY REGARDING THE AGREEMENT FROM DECEMBER 29, 2016.SAYS ‍ELEKTA WILL CONTINUE TO FULLY EQUIP NEW RADIATION THERAPY DEPARTMENT OF STOCKHOLM SOUTH GENERAL HOSPITAL (SÖS) AND TO PROVIDE BRACHYTHERAPY SOLUTIONS TO NEW KAROLINSKA SOLNA (NKS).SAYS STOCKHOLM COUNTY COUNCIL WILL HAVE THE POSSIBILITY TO SEEK A SEPARATE SOLUTION FOR THE REMAINING EXTERNAL BEAM EQUIPMENT AT NKS​.SAYS VALUE OF REMAINING PART OF CONTRACT IS EXPECTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY SEK 160 MILLION; INITIAL ORDER VALUE WAS APPROXIMATELY SEK 350 MILLION.SAYS ‍LETTER OF INTENT IS EXPECTED TO BE TURNED INTO A BINDING CONTRACT LATEST JANUARY 31, 2018​.  Full Article

Elekta CEO: Unity radiation therapy system a 2018 sales driver
Thursday, 30 Nov 2017 05:00am EST 

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Elekta AB CEO Richard Hausmann and CFo Gustaf Salford in a conference call with analysts and media::CEO SAYS OVERALL, THE UNITY RADIATION THERAPY PROJECT IS PROGRESSING VERY WELL.CFO SAY SEES FULL-YEAR POSITIVE CURRENCY EFFECT ON EBITA AT AROUND 150 MILLION SEK Y/Y.CEO SAYS EXPECTS UNITY RADIATION THERAPY SYSTEM TO BE A SALES GROWTH DRIVER IN 2018.  Full Article

Elekta Q2 core profit beat expectations, orders lag
Thursday, 30 Nov 2017 01:30am EST 

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Elekta Ab ::Q2 ‍GROSS ORDER INTAKE AMOUNTED TO SEK 3,267 M (3,383),​.SAYS ‍OUR TARGETS FOR YEAR ARE CLEAR - WE WILL DELIVER PROFITABLE GROWTH AND REACH AN EBITA MARGIN EXCEEDING 20 PERCENT THROUGH GROWTH AND OUR WORK WITH CONTINUOUS OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS​.Q2 ‍NET SALES WAS SEK 2,802 M (2,434)​.Q2 ‍ADJUSTED EBITA* AMOUNTED TO SEK 509 M (391)​.REUTERS POLL: ELEKTA FISCAL Q2 ORDER INTAKE SEEN AT SEK 3.5 BILLION, ADJUSTED EBITA AT SEK 432 MILLION.REUTERS POLL: ELEKTA FISCAL Q2 ORDER INTAKE SEEN AT SEK 3.5 BILLION, ADJUSTED EBITA AT SEK 432 MILLION.SAYS ON ELEKTA UNITY: WE ADJUST OUR TARGET FOR THE FIRST 75 ORDERS TO THE FIRST HALF OF CALENDAR YEAR 2020‍​.  Full Article

Elekta says CE mark for Unity is expected during first half of 2018
Friday, 10 Nov 2017 01:30am EST 

Nov 10 (Reuters) - Elekta Ab (Publ) :Elekta has decided to add additional functional imaging capabilities to its MR-linac (Unity) and to spend more time on validating its linac control system .CE mark for Unity is currently expected during the first half of 2018 instead of the end of 2017..  Full Article

Elekta Q1 core profit lags expectations, orders in line
Wednesday, 23 Aug 2017 01:30am EDT 

Aug 23 (Reuters) - Elekta Ab (Publ) :q1 net sales was sek 2,169 m.q1 adjusted ebita* amounted to sek 187 m.q1 gross order intake amounted to sek 2,738 m.Reuters poll average forecasts were for adjusted EBITA of 244 mln SEK, sales 2,148 mln, orders 2,736 mln .Says We will return to profitable growth and with continuous process improvements and cost savings we reiterate our target of an ebita margin exceeding 20 percent.Says on Elekta Unity system: We are advancing towards CE-mark and 510k filing that are planned before end of this calendar year and we reiterate our ambition to generate 75 orders until year end 2019 .  Full Article

Isala and Elekta sign 15- year partnership agreement for optimal cancer care
Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017 12:10pm EDT 

June 27 (Reuters) - Elekta Ab (Publ) :Co, Isala signed a 15-year partnership agreement to implement latest developments in oncology and radiotherapy at Isala.Elekta and Isala also announced start of a long-term technology partnership for radiotherapy and oncology.  Full Article

Elekta Q4 core profit, order intake lags expectations
Thursday, 1 Jun 2017 07:00am EDT 

June 1 (Reuters) - Elekta Ab :Elekta ab q4 - adjusted ebita* amounted to sek 779 m (785).Q4 gross order intake amounted to sek 4,366 m (5,238).Says board of directors propose a dividend of sek 1.00 (0.50) per share for fiscal year 2016/17.Says we have achieved costs savings of sek 540 m and will achieve savings target of sek 700 m when reductions related to purchasing are fully realized in 2017/18.Reuters poll: elekta q4 order intake was seen at sek 5.0 billion, adjusted ebita at 1,018 million, dividend at sek 0,86 per share.Says see 2017/18 as year we once again achieve profitable growth and reach target of an ebita margin exceeding 20 percent.Says we have a strong order backlog going into fiscal year 2017/18 and we will deliver larger volumes from backlog than previous year.Says in line with plan, costs for commercializing elekta unity increased during q4.Says we are on track to reaching our targets and we will further implement continuous efficiency measures.Says in europe, we secured a number of important orders, including some early orders for elekta unity.Says has appointed Peter Gaccione as Executive Vice President for Region North America and member of the Executive Management team, effective immediately, succeeding Bill Yaeger, who has decided to leave Elekta to pursue his career elsewhere.  Full Article

Varian Medical Systems and Elekta settle patent litigation
Monday, 3 Apr 2017 04:41pm EDT 

Elekta AB (Publ) : Varian Medical Systems and Elekta settle patent litigation . Varian Medical Systems - reached confidential settlement agreement with Elekta for patent litigation involving technology used for radiation oncology .Varian Medical Systems Inc - resolved dispute with no payments exchanged by plaintiffs and defendants and no future financial obligations.  Full Article

Elekta Q3 core EBITA lags expectations
Wednesday, 1 Mar 2017 01:42am EST 

Elekta Ab : Q3 EBITA. amounted to sek 325 m (335) before items affecting comparability of sek -58 m (-91) and bad debt losses of sek -1 m (-72). . Elekta ab Q3 gross order intake amounted to sek 3,653 m (2,616) . Says our activities related to transformation program are progressing and delivering in line with defined targets for cost savings and margins . Reuters poll: elekta q3 order intake was seen at 3,037 million sek, adjusted ebita at 443 million . Says interest in our paradigm shifting mr-linac continues to grow. We already have agreements for 12 systems . Says convinced will reach target of 75 orders before end of 2019 calendar year . Elekta says have initiated additional measures for improved performance in the us . Says transformation program is well under way and we do what we say by continuously improving our processes . Elekta ab says we have a strong order backlog going into Q4 and compared with same period last year we plan to deliver substantially more from backlog .Elekta ab says gross order intake in the North and South America region decreased 3 percent in the third quarter.  Full Article