In the Interim Report of January 1- March 31, 2018, Hexagon registered a net sales increase of 7% to US $99,4.42 million (834.7 million euro), using fixed exchange rates and a comparable group structure (organic growth). The company reported an increase of 12% in its operating earnings to $236.13 million (198.3 million euro). Its earnings before taxes, excluding non-recurring items, amounted to $217.06 million (192.3 million euro).
Hexagon’s net earnings, excluding non-recurring items, amounted to $187.81 million (157.7 (million euro). While the earnings per share, excluding non-recurring items, increased by 10% to $0.51 (0.43 euro, operating cash flow decreased by 28% to $122.75 million (103.1 million euro).