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 dilu-tion, 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®, the world's first treatment system for Im-age 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 per-cent.

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.

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