Interim report for the nine-month period May 1 - January 31, 2003/04

Interim report for the nine-month period May 1 - January 31, 2003/04

· Operating profit amounted to SEK 192 M (235) and the operating margin to 10 (12) percent. Based on a rolling 12-month period, the operating margin was 10 percent.

· Profit after taxes amounted to SEK 138 M (157). Earnings per share, after dilution, amounted to SEK 4.18 (4.82).

· Cash flow after investments amounted to SEK 122 M (180). Cash flow before investments amounted to SEK 192 M (200).

· Order bookings declined 3 percent to SEK 2,143 M (2,212). At fixed exchange rates, order bookings rose 8 percent. On a rolling 12-month basis, order bookings rose 2 percent.

· Net sales declined 1 percent to SEK 2,021 M (2,037). At fixed exchange rates, net sales rose 10 percent.

· Continued progress in image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) with Elekta Synergy® orders recieved in Europe and in the U.S.

For additional information, please contact:

Peter Ejemyr, Group Vice President Corporate Communications, Elekta AB (publ),

phone. +46 8 587 254 00 or +46 733 611 000.

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