Interim report January-March 2014: Strengthened operating margin

2014-04-23 - 08:30

First quarter in brief:

  • Sales growth was 12 percent in local currency. Sales amounted to SEK 119 (105) million, corresponding to an increase of 14 percent in SEK.
  • Operating income (EBIT) amounted to SEK 30 (17) million, corresponding to an operating margin of 25 (16) percent. Operating income included a recovered additional purchase price of SEK 2 million regarding the acquisition of Cryo Management Ltd. Adjusted for this, the operating margin amounted to 23 (16) percent.
  • Net income amounted to SEK 22 (12) million, which gave earnings per share of SEK 1.12 (0.60).

Gothenburg, April 23, 2014


Thomas Axelsson, CEO

Queries should be addressed to:

Thomas Axelsson, CEO, tel 46 31 721 80 01

Mikael Engblom, CFO, tel 46 31 721 80 14

Vitrolife is required to publish the information in this press release in accordance with the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on April 23, 2014 at 08:30 a.m.

This is a translation of the Swedish version of the press release. When in doubt, the Swedish wording prevails.