Interim report for the six-month period May 1 - October 31, 2003

Interim report for the six-month period

May 1 - October 31, 2003

· Operating profit declined to SEK 107 M (147) and the operating

margin to 8 (11) percent. Based on a rolling 12-month period, the

operating margin was 10 percent.

· Profit after taxes amounted to SEK 80 M (98). Earnings per share,

after dilution, amounted to SEK 2.42 (3.00).

· Cash flow after investments amounted to SEK 8 M (148).

· Order bookings rose 4 percent to SEK 1,518 M (1,466) and at fixed

exchange rates by 14 percent.

· Net sales declined 3 percent to SEK 1,321 M (1,359). At fixed

exchange rates, net sales rose 8 percent.

· Elekta has launched Elekta Synergy(TM), the world's first treatment

system for Image Guided Radiation Therapy.

· Elekta has set financial objectives for the fiscal years 2004/05 -

2006/07, raising the objective for operating margin rolling 12 months

to 10-12 percent.

Financial information

The nine-month interim report will be published on March 10, 2004.

Stockholm December 8, 2003

ELEKTA AB (publ)

Laurent Leksell

President

For additional information, please contact:

Peter Ejemyr, Group Vice President Corporate Communications, Elekta AB

(publ), tel. +46 8 587 254 00 or +46 733-611 000.

Further information on Elekta is available at: www.elekta.com

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