1999-04-28
  • Profit after net financial items amounted to SKr 615 million (first quarter of 1998: 729). The profit for the fourth quarter of 1998 amounted to SKr 441 million.
  • Profit after tax for the period amounted to SKr 418 million (503), which corresponds to earnings per share of SKr 4.70 (5.70). The return on equity was 9.0 per cent (12.1).
  • Net turnover amounted to SKr 5,653 million (5,883).
  • Demand for newsprint and magazine paper remained strong although prices have fallen slightly. Fine paper deliveries have risen sharply from the low fourth-quarter level whereas prices have fallen. Demand for paperboard improved slightly although prices, expressed in Swedish kronor, have fallen.


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