Axis strong growth driven by extensive network video projects.Interim report January - September 2007

Lund, 2007-Oct-19
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• Net sales during the period amounted to SEK 1,193 M (841)
• Operating profit during the period totaled SEK 264 M (150).
• Profit before tax during the period amounted to SEK 263 M (149).
• Profit after tax during the period totaled SEK 192 M (108).
• Earnings per share during the period amounted to SEK 2.76 (1.56).




“Interest in more comprehensive installations has intensified and supplementary orders relating to projects already received have increased in such customer segments as Transport and Retail. Axis reported net sales of SEK 1,193 M (841) during January–September 2007, up 42 percent compared with the year-earlier period. The Video product area accounted for SEK 1,090 M of the total, corresponding to growth of 48 percent, and represented 93 percent of total sales during the third quarter.”
Ray Mauritsson, President

The slide presentation is available at: www.axis.com/corporate/investor/interim_report.htm

Teleconference:
Time: Friday, October 19, at 10 a.m. CET.
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Axis AB participants:
Ray Mauritsson, CEO and Fredrik Sjöstrand, CFO.

A recorded version of the presentation will be available for five working days on:
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About Axis Communications


Axis is an IT company offering network video solutions for professional installations. The company is the global market leader in network video, driving the ongoing shift from analog to digital video surveillance. Axis products and solutions focus on security surveillance and remote monitoring, and are based on innovative, open technology platforms.

Axis is a Swedish-based company, operating worldwide with offices in 18 countries and cooperating with partners in more than 70 countries. Founded in 1984, Axis is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange, Large Cap and Information Technology. For more information about Axis, please visit our website at www.axis.com.