Sandvik does not provide a market outlook or business performance forecasts. However, guidance relating to certain non-operational key figures considered useful when modeling financial outcome is provided in the table.
|CAPEX (cash)||Estimated at SEK <4.0 billion for 2021.|
|Currency effects||Based on currency rates at the end of March 2021, it is estimated that transaction and translation currency effects will have an impact of about SEK -350 million on operating profit for the second quarter of 2021, compared with the year-earlier period.|
|Metal prices effects||In view of currency rates, inventory levels and metal prices at the end of March 2021, it is estimated that there will be an impact of about SEK +50 million on operating profit in Sandvik Materials Technology for the second quarter of 2021.|
|Interest net||Estimated at about SEK -0.4 billion in 2021.|
|Normalized tax rate||Estimated at 22% - 24% for 2021, excluding items affecting comparability|