Highlights of the Annual Results for the Year Ended 30 June 2018

  • 2018
    HK$ million
    2017
    HK$ million
    Change
    + / ( - ) %
  • Revenue
    35,114.8
    31,385.0
    12
  • Attributable Operating Profit (AOP)
    5,231.9
    4,840.3
    8
  • Profit attributable to shareholders
    6,068.8
    5,628.9
    8
  • Basic earnings per share (EPS)
    HK$1.56
    HK$1.46
    7
  • Dividend per share
    HK$0.78
    HK$1.45
    *

* Total dividend for FY2018 increased by 7% after excluding the special dividend of HK$0.72 per share for FY2017
Total cash and bank balances: HK$6,657 million (as at 31 Dec 2017: HK$6,421 million)
Net gearing ratio: 7% (as at 31 Dec 2017: 13%)

Consolidated Income Statement

  • For the year ended 30 June
  • 2018
    HK$ million
    2017
    HK$ million
  • Revenue
    35,114.8
    31,385.0
  • Cost of sales
    (31,331.6)
    (27,763.2)
  • Gross profit
    3,783.2
    3,621.8
  • Other income/ gains
    2,809.4
    1,105.2
  • General and administrative expenses
    (1,466.4)
    (1,293.7)
  • Operating profit
    5,126.2
    3,433.3
  • Finance costs
    (348.0)
    (468.3)
  • Share of results of
  • -  Associated companies
    756.2
    1,590.9
  • -  Joint ventures
    1,331.2
    1,774.5
  • Profit before income tax
    6,865.6
    6,330.4
  • Income tax expenses
    (745.0)
    (685.2)
  • Profit for the year
    6,120.6
    5,645.2
  • Attributable to
  • -  Shareholders of the Company
    6,068.8
    5,628.9
  • -  Non-controlling interests
    51.8
    16.3
  • 6,120.6
    5,645.2
  • Earnings per share attributable to
    the shareholders of the Company
  • -  Basic
    HK$1.56
    HK$1.46
  • -  Diluted
    HK$1.56
    N/A
  • Related information
  • Press Release:
    NWS Holdings Announces FY2018 Annual Results
  • Presentation:
    FY2018 Annual Results Presentation
  • Announcement:
    Announcement of Annual Results for the year ended 30 June 2018