Result 2017

Net revenue
(EUR million)


Operating profit without
one-time items
(EUR million)


Operating profit
(EUR million)


(EUR million)


2017 at a glance

Consolidated net revenue was EUR 93.4 million (EUR 103.4 million). Net revenue grew substantially in the Edita Publishing business area, particularly due to strong advertising sales. Net revenue in Edita Prima business grew in Finland but decreased in Sweden due to the divestment of Edita Bobergs AB's business operations. The Nordic Morning business area’s net revenue declined due to the closure of the offices in Gothenburg and Malmö.

Operating profit was EUR 5.9 million (EUR -14.3 million). Non-recurring items totalled EUR 2.9 million (EUR -12.4 million). 

Operating profit excluding non-recurring items was EUR 3.0 million (EUR -1.9 million). Profit excluding non-recurring items improved significantly in all business areas, thanks to successful efficiency improvement measures and cost savings.

The equity ratio at the end of the review period was 46.8 percent (36.3 percent).

Net revenue by business area 2017

Employees by business area 2017

Net revenue by business area
2016 - 2017

(IFRS)(EUR 1000)

Operating profit by business area
2016 - 2017

(IFRS)(EUR 1000)

Key figures

Net revenue (M€) 93.4 103.4
Operating profit without one-time items (M€) 3.0 -1.9
Profit including one-time items (M€) 5.9 -14.3
EBITDA without one-time items (M€) 6.2 2.0
Equity ratio % 46.8 36.3
Operating cash flow (M€) 2.0 3.5
Cash at the end of the year (M€) 1.3 1.0
Employees (average) 548 653

Nordic Morning Group's transformation
net revenue

Business areas

Nordic Morning business area comprises Nordic Morning Finland Oy in Finland; Nordic Morning Sweden AB, Ottoboni Sweden AB, Nordic Morning Data-Driven Content AB, Mods Graphic Studio AB and CountQuest Interactive AB in Sweden.

Nordic Morning Finland, Nordic Morning Sweden, Ottoboni Sweden, Nordic Morning Data-Driven Content and CountQuest Interactive are specialized in data-driven marketing and digital service design to drive growth and customer love. Mods Graphic Studio is specialized in image retouching.

Edita Prima business area comprises only Edita Prima Oy in Finland, which is specialized in services for automated customer communication and sales support materials. 

Edita Publishing business area comprises only Edita Publishing Oy in Finland, which is specialized in smart learning and curated information services by using digital technology and content in new ways.

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