Financial development during the year
Net sales and profit
The AddLife Group’s net sales increased by 52 percent (40) and totalled SEK 5,273 million (3,479). Organic growth was 38 percent (5), acquired growth was 17 percent (34) and exchange rate fluctuations had a negative impact of 3 percent (1), corresponding to SEK 121 million (36). During the financial year, EBITA increased by 163 percent (25) to SEK 802 million (305) and the EBITA margin reached 15.2 percent (8.8). The EBITA margin is generally lower in the markets in Central and Eastern Europe. EBITA includes acquisitions costs of a total of SEK 12 million (4) and currency fluctuations had a negative impact on EBITA of 6 percent (1), corresponding to SEK 17 million (3).
Net financial expenses was SEK -13 million (-14) and profit after financial items increased by 261 percent to SEK 659 million (182). Profit after tax rose by 265 percent (10) for the financial year to SEK 520 million (142) and the effective tax rate was 21 percent (22). Earnings per share for the financial year before dilution amounted to SEK 4.63 (1.28).