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Husqvarna AB (HUSQb.ST)

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Kitron wins 4-year Husqvarna order
Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017 

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Kitron Asa :Kitron receives new order from husqvarna group.‍will manufacture and deliver controller units to husqvarna group's factory in sweden for next 4 years​.‍controller units are important parts of husqvarna group's battery-powered equipment such as chainsaws, blowers and trimmers​.‍production will take place at kitron's plant in kaunas, lithuania​.  Full Article

Husqvarna Q3 operating profit lags forecast​
Friday, 20 Oct 2017 

Oct 20 (Reuters) - Husqvarna AB :Q3 ‍net sales increased to SEK 7,449m (7,349), corresponding to a currency adjusted* growth of 4%.​.Q3 ‍operating income amounted to SEK 433m (431), including a restructuring charge of around SEK -50m.​.Reuters poll: Husqvarna Q3 EBIT was seen at 454 million SEK, adjusted EBIT at 508 million, sales at 7,622 million.Says "We continue to invest in strategic growth initiatives to further strengthen our position in areas that will be vital for growth going forward, but which impacts the margin more negatively during the second half-year due to its lower sales.Q3 sales in Consumer Brands division declined by 5 pct currency adjusted and the seasonal operating loss amounted to SEK -94 mln (-80) vs 81 mln loss seen in Reuters poll .  Full Article

Husqvarna says sales to be hit as cuts business with U.S. customer
Monday, 16 Oct 2017 

Oct 16 (Reuters) - Husqvarna AB :Husqvarna group scales back business with large U.S. retail customer.Says ‍division has started to adjust capacity and other measures to mitigate short-term negative financial effects​.Says ‍because of reduced volume, consumer brands division's net sales for 2018 is expected to decline by some SEK 1 bn compared to 2017​.Says ‍this will delay operating income improvement trajectory.​.Says ‍group's financial target of an operating margin of at least 10 pct for coming years remains unchanged​.  Full Article

Husqvarna sees negative currency effects of around 475 mln SEK 2016
Friday, 15 Jul 2016 

Husqvarna : Husqvarna CFO Jan Ytterberg says sees negative currency effects of around 475 million SEK ($55.9 mln) 2016 versus previous forecast of 450 million Further company coverage: [HUSQb.ST] ($1 = 8.4916 Swedish crowns).  Full Article

Husqvarna Q2 operating profit matches forecasts, sales lower
Friday, 15 Jul 2016 

Husqvarna Ab : Q2 net sales amounted to SEK 11,504 mln . Q2 operating income increased to SEK 1,729 mln (1,675) . Says priority for group during remainder of year will be to offset currency headwind and finance profitable growth initiatives by operational improvements . Says positive development continued in Q2, despite lower demand for lawn and garden products in North America, which was affected by unfavorable weather . Says turn-around of consumer brands division is proceeding according to plan .Reuters poll: Husqvarna Q2 core operating result was seen at 1,712 million SEK, sales seen at 12.3 billion [nL8N19Y3OR].  Full Article

Husqvarna AB says unit acquired Diamond Tool Supply Inc
Tuesday, 3 May 2016 

Husqvarna AB:Says its construction division has acquired Diamond Tool Supply Inc. out of Michigan, USA.Acquisition will add sales of around USD 5.8m (approximately SEK 47m), mainly in the US, to Husqvarna Group's Construction division.Acquired operation will be included in Husqvarna Group's accounts as of May 3, 2016.  Full Article

Husqvarna AB proposes dividend
Friday, 5 Feb 2016 

Husqvarna AB:Proposes a dividend of SEK 1.65 per share (1.65).  Full Article

Husqvarna, U.S. affiliate to pay $2.85 mln over emissions data

WASHINGTON, Dec 5 Sweden's Husqvarna AB and its U.S. affiliate agreed on Tuesday to pay a $2.85 million civil penalty to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act, the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency said in a statement.