HiQ International: INTERIM REPORT JANUARY – SEPTEMBER 2015

HiQ INCREASES PROFIT WITH 30 PER CENT

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JANUARY – SEPTEMBER 2015

  • Net sales increase to total SEK 1,098.9 (989.6) million
  • Operating profit (EBIT) of SEK 128.3 (99.0) million; operating margin of 11.7 per cent
  • Pre-tax profit of SEK 128.1 (99.3) million
  • Profit after tax of SEK 99.6 (76.8) million
  • Earnings per share of SEK 1.87 (1.46)
  • Cash flow from operations of SEK 97.8 (47.9) million
  • Liquid assets of SEK 153.2 million

JULY – SEPTEMBER 2015

  • Net sales total SEK 316.6 (294.9) million
  • Operating profit (EBIT) of SEK 38.7 (32.7) million; operating margin of 12.2 per cent
  • Pre-tax profit of SEK 38.7 (32.6) million
  • Profit after tax of SEK 30.1 (25.2) million
  • Earnings per share of SEK 0.56 (0.48)

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS DURING THE PERIOD JANUARY - SEPTEMBER

  • HiQ signs a framework agreement with Kammarkollegiet (The Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency in Sweden) regarding systems development
  • HiQ wins framework agreement with Hansel – the government’s central purchasing body in Finland
  • HiQ provides technical know-how to the Ngulia project, aiming to save black rhinos from extinction
  • HiQ develops new communication platforms for the city of Västerås, public transport in Västmanland county, Nordic Green Energy, Sweden Action Games and Backyard Babies
  • HiQ signs framework agreement with a global company within active safety in the automotive field
  • HiQ wins the assignment to develop digital services for the users at the University of Turku
  • HiQ is acknowledged as one of Sweden’s Career Companies
  • S-mobile, a banking service developed by HiQ, wins the “Contactless & Mobile Award”

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS DURING THE THIRD QUARTER

  • HiQ wins the assignment as new web and mobile partner to Mölnlycke Health Care
  • HiQ is selected as partner to a global telecom operator within IoT and digital transformation
  • HiQ simplifies the business processes for Finnish infrastructure and construction company Destia
  • HiQ develops a new communication platform for the municipality of Kungälv
  • HiQ helps a major grocery store operator to simplify and improve its services to loyalty customers
  • Jenny Normark Sperens assumes her position as HiQ’s new Head of Corporate Communications

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS AFTER THE END OF THE PERIOD

  • HiQ’s Annual Report/HiQ Magazine wins the Swedish design award “Svenska Designpriset”
  • The city of Västerås’s website, which was developed by HiQ, is ranked as top-5 in Sweden

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Lars Stugemo, President and CEO of HiQ, tel. +46 (0)8-588 90 000
Jenny Normark Sperens, Head of Corporate Communications, HiQ, tel. +46 (0)734-431 007

This information is such as HiQ is required to make public according to the Swedish Securities Act and/or the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act. This report was released for publication at 07:30 CET on 22 October 2015.

HiQ helps to make the world a better place by making people’s lives simpler. We are the perfect partner for everyone eager to achieve results that make a difference in a digital world. Founded in 1995, HiQ currently has 1,400 specialists in four countries and is listed on the NASDAQ Stockholm MidCap List. For more information and inspiration, please visit www.hiq.se

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Contacts

HiQ
Lars Stugemo, +46 (0)8-588 90 000
President and CEO
or
Jenny Normark Sperens, +46 (0)734-431 007
Head of Corporate Communications

Contacts

HiQ
Lars Stugemo, +46 (0)8-588 90 000
President and CEO
or
Jenny Normark Sperens, +46 (0)734-431 007
Head of Corporate Communications