January 1–September 30, 2020
Net asset value on September 30, 2020, was SEK 112.3 billion, or SEK 258 per share, a decrease during the first nine months of the year of SEK 1 per share. Including reinvested dividend, the change in net asset value was 0%.
The total return for the first nine months of 2020 was 5% for the Class A shares and 6% for the Class C shares, compared with 8% for the Stockholm Stock Exchange’s total return index (SIXRX).
Earnings per share for the period were SEK -0.98.
During the first nine months of 2020, shares were purchased in Volvo A for SEK 0.7 billion, in Handelsbanken A for SEK 0.4 billion, in SCA B for SEK 0.4 billion, in Sandvik for SEK 0.3 billion and in Essity B for SEK 0.3 billion.
The debt-equities ratio as per September 30, 2020, was 5%.
Due to the prevailing uncertainty caused by the COVID-19-pandemic the Board of Directors proposed not to pay any dividend, which was decided by the Annual General Meeting.
This information is such that AB Industrivärden is required to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the Head of Corporate Communication and Sustainability, at 10:00 a.m. CEST on October 6, 2020. Contact: Sverker Sivall, Head of Corporate Communications and Sustainability; phone: +46-8-666 64 19, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org