Oct 15 (Reuters) - Axis AB
* Q3 net sales increased by 30 percent to SEK 1,906 million (1,462).
* Q3 net sales increased by 12 percent in local currencies
* Q3 operating profit amounted to SEK 389 million (257)
* Q3 operating margin 20.4 percent (17.5)
* Says growth during the quarter was mainly driven by strong sales in the US
* Says favorable exchange rate effects against the US dollar in particular continued to have a positive impact Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Stockholm Newsroom)