Five-year summary

MSEK 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015  
Net sales** 151,6 164,7 159,1 154,9 179,5  
Value added 108,6 118,4 122,5 121,0 125,6  
Profit after net financial items*** 0 10,8 12,5 11,0 10,4  
Balance sheet total 81,6 87,7 88,5 84,9 94,6  
Average number of yearly employees 61 67 69 74 79  
Equity/assets ratio (%) 18 26 27 28 24  
Return on capital employed (%) 0 13 14 13 12  
Return on equity (%) 0 48 53 47 45  
Value added per employee 1,8 1,8 1,8 1,6 1,6  
Operating profits per employee, TSEK 4 169 184 151 133  

** New accounting method for deposits affected reported net sales for 2017, 2016 and to some extend 2015. The item net sales has been reduced by significant amounts while external expenses decreased by a corresponding amount. Previous years´reported net turnover have not been converted.

*** Profit after financial items, 2019, was adversely affected by non-recurring costs. The profit adjusted for these costs amounts to 4 161 KSEK.