Turnover for the H&M Group amounted to SEK 27,025 M (24,706), an increase of 9 per cent. In comparable currency rates, the increase was 12 per cent.
Profit after financial items for the half-year was SEK 4,256 M (3,318), an increase of 28 per cent.
Profit per share after estimated tax was SEK 3:34 (2:61).
Turnover for the second quarter amounted to SEK 14,390 M (13,460), an increase of 7 per cent compared with the previous year. In comparable currency rates the increase was 10 per cent.
Gross margin amounted to 56,7 per cent during the second quarter (54,6).
Profit after financial items for the second quarter was SEK 2,566 M (SEK 2,138), an increase of 20 per cent.
A very good start on the three new markets Poland, The Czech Republic and Portugal. Continued strong improvement of the result in the USA, positive result before depreciation, during the second quarter.
The stock-in-trade is considered as very good both in level and in composition.