Key data, MSEK
|Key data, MSEK||2019||2018||20171)|
|Sales from product segments||14,363||12,612||11,410|
|Operating profit from product segments||5,828||4,936||4,345|
|Operating profit, excluding larger one time items||5,675||4,812||4,219|
|Operating margin from product segments, %||40.6||39.1||38.1|
|Operating margin, %2)||38.5||37.1||35.9|
|EBITDA from product segments||6,312||5,301||4,673|
|Profit for the year||3,896||3,578||3,400|
|Earnings per share basic and dilluted, SEK||23.22||20.63||18.88|
|Earnings per share, excl. STG, basic and dilluted, SEK||23.22||20.63||18.38|
|Earnings per share, excl. STG, adjusted, basic and dilluted, SEK3)||25.41||20.63||16.40|
|Ordinary dividend per share, SEK||12.50||10.50||9,20|
|Special dividend, SEK||–||–||7,40|
1) Financial statements for 2017 has been restated in accordance with IFRS 15.
2) Excluding larger one-time items and income from STG.
3) Larger one-time items during 2019 amounted to 367 MSEK and during 2017 to 373 MSEK. There were no larger one-time items in 2018.
Swedish Match operates in the product segments – Smokefree, Cigars, and Lights. With its vision of a world without cigarettes, the Group is dedicated to the improvement of public health by offering attractive alternatives to cigarettes with its smokefree products.
Swedish Match has a market leading position in the Scandinavian snus market and is a significant player for nicotine pouches. In the US, the Company is the largest player in the non-tobacco nicotine pouch category as well as the largest producer of chewing tobacco. The Company is also well positioned as the third largest moist snuff player, and has a long-standing presence with snus in the US market. In Europe, Swedish Match is present in the niche chewing tobacco categories of chew bags and
Swedish Match is the number two player in the US market for machine made mass market cigars. Swedish Match has strong positions within both the natural leaf and HTL segments.
Swedish Match is the leading manufacturer of matches and lighters with a strong brand portfolio across the globe.
1) Full year 2019
|The Dominican Republic||47|
The Swedish Match organization comprises three divisions and the Corporate functions. Swedish Match operates in eleven countries and our products are sold across the globe.