Ericsson proposes to increase 2014 dividend by 13% Ericsson said in its earnings release, "We improved cash flow from operating activities in 2014 and generated a full-year cash flow of SEK 18.7 (17.4) b. For the third consecutive year we have exceeded our cash conversion target of more than 70%. This resulted in a solid balance sheet, enabling us to continue to implement our strategy and to deliver consistent returns to our shareholders. The Board of Directors proposes a dividend for 2014 of SEK 3.40 (3.00) per share, an increase of 13%."
Ericsson reports Q4 net income SK4.2B vs. SK6.4B last year Reports Q4 sales SK68B vs. SK67B last year. Reports Q4 operating margin 9.3% vs. 13.5% last year. The company said, "In the quarter, strong sales growth in the Middle East, Europe and Asia was offset by a continued decline in North America."