Press release; Feb 11, 2003 11:48 AM CET

Report on Operations full year 2002

  • Sales reached 13,643 MSEK (13,635)
  • Sales increased 4 percent in local currencies
  • Continued strong volume growth for snuff
  • Operating income increased 12 percent to 2,371 MSEK (2,113)
  • EPS increased 21 percent to 4.10 SEK (3.40)
  • The Board proposes an increased dividend to 1.60 SEK (1.45)