Key Figures

Full year, 1 December - 30 November.

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Net sales, SEK m 180,861 192,267 200,004 210,400 232,755
Change in net sales from previous year in SEK, % 19 6 4 5 11
Change in net sales from previous year in local currencies, %11 7 3 3 6
Operating profit, SEK m 26,942 23,823 20,569 15,493 17,346
Operating margin, % 14.9 12.4 10.3 7.4 7.5
Depreciation for the year, SEK m 6,399 7,605 8,488 9,671 11,051
Profit after financial items, SEK m 27,242 24,039 20,809 15,639 17,391
Profit after tax, SEK m 20,898 18,636 16,184 12,652 13,443
Cash and cash equivalents and short-term investments, SEK m 12,950 9,446 9,718 11,590 12,312
Stock-in-trade, SEK m 24,83331,732 33,712 37,721 37,823
Equity, SEK m 58,049 61,236 59,713 58,546 57,069
Number of shares, thousands* 1,655,072 1,655,072 1,655,072 1,655,072 1,655,072
Earnings per share, SEK* 12.63 11.26 9.78 7.64 8.12
Equity per share, SEK* 35.07 37.00 36.08 35.37 34.48
Cash flow from current operations per share, SEK* 14.54 14.36 13.04 12.86 17.51
Dividend per share, SEK 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 **
Return on equity, % 38.1 31.2 26.8 21.4 23.3
Return on capital employed, % 49.3 39.2 31.0 21.2 23.0
Share of risk-bearing capital, % 72.7 67.1 61.0 53.6 51.0
Equity/assets ratio, % 67.6 62.1 56.0 49.3 47.4
Total number of stores 3,924 4,351 4,739 4,968 5,076
Average number of employees 104,634 114,586 120,191 123,283 126,376

Key figure definitions
Return on shareholders’ equity-Profit for the year divided by shareholders’ equity.

Return on capital employed-Profit after financial items plus interest expense divided by shareholders’ equity plus interest-bearing liabilities.

Debt/equity ratio-Interest-bearing liabilities divided by shareholders’ equity.

Share of risk-bearing capital-Shareholders’ equity plus deferred tax liability divided by the balance sheet total.

Equity/assets ratio-Shareholders’ equity in relation to balance sheet total.

Interest cover-Profit after financial items plus interest expense divided by interest expense.

* Before and after dilution.

** Proposed by the board of directors.

For definitions of key figures see the annual report.

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