Highlights of the Interim Results for the Six Months Ended 31 December 2017

  • 2017
    HK$ million
    2016
    HK$ million
    Change
    + / ( - ) %
  • Revenue
    18,076.9
    13,846.0
    31
  • Attributable Operating Profit (AOP)
    2,682.1
    2,519.4
    6
  • Profit attributable to shareholders
    2,478.1
    2,600.1
    (5)
  • Basic earnings per share (EPS)
    HK$0.64
    HK$0.68
    (6)
  • Interim dividend per share
    HK$0.32
    HK$0.34
    (6)
  • Net assets
    48,873.6
    49,275.0*
    (1)

* as at 30 June 2017
Net gearing ratio: 13% (30 June 2017: 7%)

Condensed Consolidated Income Statement – Unaudited

  • For the six months ended 31 December
  • 2017
    HK$ million
    2016
    HK$ million
  • Revenue
    18,076.9
    13,846.0
  • Cost of sales
    (16,134.5)
    (12,081.1)
  • Gross profit
    1,942.4
    1,764.9
  • Other income/ gains
    594.9
    892.2
  • General and administrative expenses
    (720.7)
    (616.7)
  • Operating profit
    1,816.6
    2,040.4
  • Finance costs
    (165.4)
    (289.1)
  • Share of results of
  • -  Associated companies
    352.2
    254.0
  • -  Joint ventures
    909.9
    926.9
  • Profit before income tax
    2,913.3
    2,932.2
  • Income tax expenses
    (409.7)
    (323.1)
  • Profit for the period
    2,503.6
    2,609.1
  • Attributable to
  • -  Shareholders of the Company
    2,478.1
    2,600.1
  • -  Non-controlling interests
    25.5
    9.0
  • 2,503.6
    2,609.1
  • Basic earnings per share attributable to
    the shareholders of the Company
  • -  Basic
    HK$0.64
    HK$0.68
  • -  Diluted
    HK$0.64
    N/A
  • Related information
  • Press Release:
    NWS Holdings Announces FY2018 Interim Results
  • Presentation:
    FY2018 Interim Results Presentation
  • Announcement:
    Announcement of Interim Results for the Six Months Ended 31 December 2017