Key data, MSEK
|Key data, MSEK||2017||2016|
|Operating margin from product areas, %||26.2||25.7|
|Net debt, MSEK||8.183||7.941|
|Investments in property, plant and equipment, MSEK||369||537|
|EBITA from product areas, MSEK||4.277||4.043|
|EBITA interest cover1)||12.6||9.7|
|Net debt/EBITA from product areas||1.9||2.0|
|Earnings per share, basic and diluted, SEK||18.88||27.38|
|Earnings per share, excl. STG, basic and diluted, SEK||18.37||26.44|
|Earnings per share, excl. STG, adjusted, basic and diluted, SEK||16.39||14.39|
|Ordinary dividend per share, SEK||9.202)||8.50|
|Special dividend per share, SEK||7.402)||7.50|
1) 2016 restated to exclude STG.
2) Board proposal.
Swedish Match operates in the three main product areas – Snus and moist snuff, Other tobacco products, and Lights. More than a third of total company sales and more than half of the operating profit come from the product area Snus and moist snuff.
Swedish Match has a market leading position in the Scandinavian snus market. In the US, Swedish Match is well positioned as the third largest snus and moist snuff company.
Swedish Match is a major player in the US market for mass market cigars and the largest manufacturer for chewing tobacco. Nearly all the products are sold exclusively on the US market.
Swedish Match is the market leader for matches in many markets throughout the world, with well known local brands. For lighters, the Cricket brand has strong market positions in many countries. Lights include matches, lighters and complementary products.
|Snus and moist snuff||5,483|
|Other tobacco products||4,634|
1) Full year 2017
|Snus and moist snuff||2,357|
|Other tobacco products||1,776|
|The Dominican Republic||42|
Swedish Match organization consists of three and the Corporate functions.