SOURCE: Securitas

February 09, 2007 02:14 ET

Securitas AB Full Year Report January - December 2006

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 9, 2007 --


* Four focused security companies created

- Securitas Systems and Securitas Direct successfully listed

- Loomis separated and on track to be listed during the second half 2007

- New management in place in Securitas

* Stable and improving operations in Security Services and Loomis

* Income before taxes 2006 includes items affecting comparability of MSEK -1,503 in the fourth quarter and MSEK -2,060 for the full year 2006

* Proposed dividend SEK 3.10 maintaining 2005 level (including Securitas Systems' dividend of SEK 0.40)


                                     Total                    Total
MSEK                Q4 2006 Q4 2005 change % FY 2006 FY 2005 change %

Sales                15,180  15,437       -2  60,523  58,201        4
Organic sales             5       5                6       4
growth, %

Operating income        996   1,030       -3   3,591   3,526        2
before amortization
Operating margin, %     6.6     6.7              5.9     6.1
Real change, %            3       9                4       5

Income before taxes     844     883       -4   2,943   2,992       -2
and items affecting
comparability
Real change, %            2      15                4       8

Income before taxes    -659     732        -     883   2,841      -69

Net income for the     -550     556        -     513   2,158        -
period, continuing
operations
Net income for the        -     199        -     339     556        -
period,
discontinued
operations
Net income for the     -550     755        -     852   2,714        -
period, all
operations

Earnings per share,
before items           1.70    1.91      -11    5.97    6.24       -4
affecting compara-
bility, continuing
operations (SEK)

Earnings per share,   -1.50    1.51        -    1.41    5.84      -76
continuing
operations (SEK)
Earnings per share,       -    0.53        -    0.90    1.47      -39
discontinued
operations (SEK)
Earnings per share,   -1.50    2.04        -    2.31    7.31      -68
all operations
(SEK)


For further information please contact:
Thomas Berglund
President and CEO
+44 20 8432 6551

Håkan Winberg
Executive Vice President and CFO
+44 20 8432 6554

Henrik Brehmer
Investor Relations
+44 20 8432 6523, +44 7884 117 192
The full report including tables can be downloaded from the enclosed link:

Securitas AB Full Year Report Jan-Dec 2006: http://hugin.info/1199/R/1103577/197918.pdf

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