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Hexagon AB Releases 2011 4th Quarter Results and Year-end Report

February 8, 2012

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN-Hexagon released its fourth quarter 2011 and year-end report for 2011 today at 08:00 CET. It will be presented by President and CEO Ola Rollén at 11:00 CET via telephone conference / webcast. For participation instructions, please visit http://investors.hexagon.com/en .

Highlights of the fourth quarter, 2011 include:

  • Net sales increased by 18% to 591.6 MEUR (501.1)’
  • Using fixed exchange rates and a comparable group structure, net sales increased by 6%;
  • Operating earnings (EBIT1) increased by 18% to 121.8 MEUR (103.5);
  • Earnings before taxes amounted to 106.9 MEUR (-46.7);
  • Net earnings amounted to 85.1 MEUR (-44.3);
  • Earnings per share amounted to 0.24 EUR (-0.15);
  • Operating cash flow increased by 26% to 70.6 MEUR (55.9); and
  • The board of directors proposes a dividend of 0.17 EUR per share (0.15).

    The year-end report is available for download at http://ow.ly/8WjaR .