NWS Holdings Limited (Hong Kong Stock Code: 659), as the diversified industries flagship of New World Development Company Limited (Hong Kong Stock Code: 17), invests and operates a wide range of businesses predominantly in Hong Kong and across Greater China. Our core businesses include toll roads, commercial aircraft leasing, construction and insurance, while we also manage a strategic portfolio spanning sectors from environment, logistics to facilities management.

Highlights of the Interim Results for the Six Months Ended 31 December 2020

  • 2020
    HK$ million
    2019
    HK$ million
    Change
    + / ( - ) %
  • Revenue
    14,232.5
    11,283.6
    26
  • Attributable Operating Profit (AOP)
    3,336.3
    2,289.9
    46
  • Profit attributable to shareholders
    611.8
    1,513.8
    (60)
  • Basic earnings per share (EPS)
    HK$0.16
    HK$0.39
    (59)

Total cash and bank balances: HK$10,987.6 million (as at 30 June 2020: HK$13,221.8 million)
Net gearing ratio: 26% (as at 30 June 2020: 31%)

Consolidated Income Statement

  • For the six months ended 31 December
  • 2020
    HK$ million
    2019
    HK$ million
  • Continuing operations
  • Revenue
    14,232.5
    11,283.6
  • Cost of sales
    (12,249.7)
    (9,348.3)
  • Gross profit
    1,982.8
    1,935.3
  • Other income/ gains (net)
    1,089.2
    525.6
  • Selling and marketing expenses
    (473.5)
    (316.8)
  • General and administrative expenses
    (865.9)
    (555.2)
  • Overlay approach adjustments on financial assets
    (895.1)
    (137.8)
  • Operating profit
    837.5
    1,451.1
  • Finance costs
    (428.2)
    (437.1)
  • Share of results of
  • -  Associated companies
    234.4
    125.2
  • -  Joint ventures
    564.5
    833.1
  • Profit before income tax
    1,208.2
    1,972.3
  • Income tax expenses
    (372.0)
    (386.1)
  • Profit from continuing operations
    836.2
    1,586.2
  • Discontinued operations
  • Profit from discontinued operations
    71.7
    218.1
  • Profit for the period
    907.9
    1,804.3
  • Profit attributable to
  • -  Shareholders of the Company
  •   -   From continuing operations  
    540.1
    1,295.7
  •   -   From discontinued operations  
    71.7
    218.1
  • 611.8
    1,513.8
  • -   Holders of perpetual capital securities   
    291.5
    290.4
  • -  Non-controlling interests
    4.6
    0.1
  • 907.9
    1,804.3
  • Basic earnings per share attributable to
    the shareholders of the Company
  • -  From continuing operations
    HK$0.14
    HK$0.33
  • -  From discontinued operations
    HK$0.02
    HK$0.06
  • HK$0.16
    HK$0.39
  • Related information
  • Press Release:
    NWS Holdings Announces FY2021 Interim Results
  • Presentation:
    FY2021 Interim Results Presentation
  • Announcement:
    Announcement: Announcement of Interim Results for the Six Months Ended 31 December 2020