Our vision is a Networked Society, where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential. At Ericsson, we strive to connect everyone and everything,. Because by being connected, people can take active part in the emerging global collaboration that is the Networked Society.

Ericsson is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators. With more than 110,000 professionals, and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. Our services, software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud – are enabling the communications industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve their users’ experience and capture new opportunities. It is our job to take the lead in enabling this, and we are shaping our decisions around that. By enabling the Networked Society, we make a real difference to people’s lives, and the world we live in. 
Company Growth (employees)
Stockholm, SE
Size (employees)
105,852 (est)-3%
Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, SE

Key People/Management at Ericsson

Ulf Ewaldsson

Ulf Ewaldsson

Senior Vice President and Head of Business Area Digital Services (Since April 1, 2017
Helena Norrman

Helena Norrman

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and Head of Marketing and Communications (Since 2014
Börje Ekholm

Börje Ekholm

President and CEO (Since January 16, 2017
Fredrik Jejdling

Fredrik Jejdling

Executive Vice President (Since November 7, 2017) and Head of Business Area Networks (Since April 1, 2017
MajBritt Arfert

MajBritt Arfert

Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer and Head of Human Resources (April 1, 2017
Chris Houghton

Chris Houghton

Senior Vice President and Head of Market Area North East Asia (Since April 1, 2017
Peter Laurin

Peter Laurin

Senior Vice President and Head of Business Area Managed Services (Since April 1, 2017
Carl Mellander

Carl Mellander

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Head of Finance and Common Functions (April 1, 2017
Elaine Weidman-Grunewald

Elaine Weidman-Grunewald

Senior Vice President, Chief Sustainability & Public Affairs Officer, and Head of Sustainability & Public Affairs (Since June 14, 2017

Ericsson Office Locations

Ericsson has offices in Stockholm, Paris, Ottawa, Ontario and in 135 other locations
Stockholm, SE (HQ)
Torshamnsgatan 21, 164 40 Kista
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Ericsson Financials and Metrics

Ericsson Financials

Ericsson's revenue was reported to be kr222.6 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

49.9 b

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

13.9 b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %


Net income (Q2, 2017)

(996 m)

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

(1.2 b)

Market capitalization (27-Oct-2017)

20.3 b

Closing share price (27-Oct-2017)


Cash (30-Jun-2017)

21.4 b


29.2 b
Ericsson's current market capitalization is $20.3 b.
SEKFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


227.4 b228 b246.9 b222.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

151 b145.6 b161.1 b156.2 b

Gross profit

76.4 b82.4 b85.8 b66.4 b
SEKQ1, 2017Q2, 2017


46.4 b49.9 b

Cost of goods sold

39.9 b36 b

Gross profit

6.4 b13.9 b

Gross profit Margin, %

SEKFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


41 b40.2 b37 b

Accounts Receivable

77.9 b71.1 b68.1 b


28.2 b28.4 b30.3 b

Current Assets

201.8 b189.5 b175.8 b
SEKQ1, 2017Q2, 2017


33 b21.4 b

Accounts Receivable

65.7 b62.5 b


33.9 b34.2 b

Current Assets

174.5 b157.8 b
SEKFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

11.1 b13.7 b1.9 b

Accounts Receivable

1.2 b7 b5.9 b


(2.9 b)(366 m)(613 m)

Accounts Payable

1.3 b(2.7 b)2.8 b
SEKQ1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

(10.9 b)(996 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

5.4 b2.2 b

Accounts Receivable

2.4 b450 m


(3.6 b)(1.1 b)
SEKY, 2017

P/E Ratio



-23.7 x


29.2 k x


457.6 k


0.2 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Ericsson Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Patents Issued

37 k39 k42 k
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Ericsson Market Value History

Ericsson Revenue Breakdown

Ericsson Median Salaries

Source: 1.6 k public H-1B filings from Ericsson

Ericsson's Web-traffic and Trends

Ericsson Online and Social Media Presence

Ericsson News and Updates