OMX posts interim half year results

Source: OMX

OMX interim report January - June 2006

Continued strong profit growth

  • Revenue during January-June increased by 17 percent to SEK 1,768 m (1,513
  • Operating income rose by 49 percent to SEK 618 m (415)
  • Income after financial items increased by 53 percent to SEK 585 m (382)
  • Income after tax increased by 117 percent to SEK 444 m (205)
  • Earnings per share rose by 112 percent to SEK 3.73 (1.76)
  • Return on shareholders' equity climbed to 17 percent (5)
  • Another quarter with record exchange trading
  • Launch of First North marketplace in Sweden
  • Increased order intake in technology operations during the second quarter, SEK 607 m (315)

"It is satisfying to be able to present another quarter of strong growth for OMX. Operating income for the second quarter was SEK 284 m, which is an improvement of 37 percent compared with the year-earlier period. Increased revenue combined with continued cost control enabled this profit increase. The Group's revenues increased by 12 percent compared with the same quarter in 2005, while expenses were unchanged, excluding operations being discontinued," says Magnus Böcker, President and CEO of OMX.Download the document now 709.8 kb (Adobe Acrobat Document)

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