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||27.38||14.48|
|Earnings per share, excl. STG, basic and diluted, SEK||26.44||12.62|
|Earnings per share, excl. STG, adjusted, basic and diluted, SEK||14.39||12.79|
|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 the third largest manufacturer of moist snuff and is a significant player in the market for snus and non-tobacco nicotine pouch products.
Swedish Match holds the number 2 position in the US market for mass market cigars and is the largest manufacturer for chewing tobacco.
Swedish Match is a leading manufacturer and distributor of matches and lighters with a strong brand portfolio across the globe. 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 divisions and the Corporate functions. Swedish Match operates in eleven countries and our products are sold across the globe.