Highlights of the Interim Results for the Six Months Ended 31 December 2018

  • 2018
    HK$ million
    2017
    HK$ million
    Change
    + / ( - ) %
  • Revenue
    14,188.0
    18,076.9
    (22)
  • Attributable Operating Profit (AOP)
    2,431.9
    2,682.1
    (9)
  • Profit attributable to shareholders
    2,274.3
    2,478.1
    (8)
  • Basic earnings per share (EPS)
    HK$0.58
    HK$0.64
    (9)
  • Interim dividend per share
    HK$0.29
    HK$0.32
    (9)
  • Net Asset
    49,434.9*
    48,873.6
    1

* as at 31 December 2018
Net gearing ratio: 11 % (30 June 2018: 7%)

Condensed Consolidated Income Statement – Unaudited

  • For the six months ended 31 December
  • 2018
    HK$ million
    2017
    HK$ million
  • Revenue
    14,188.0
    18,076.9
  • Cost of sales
    (12,671.4)
    (16,134.5)
  • Gross profit
    1,516.6
    1,942.4
  • Other income/ gains (net)
    476.7
    594.9
  • General and administrative expenses
    (634.5)
    (720.7)
  • Operating profit
    1,358.8
    1,816.6
  • Finance costs
    (210.7)
    (165.4)
  • Share of results of
  • -  Associated companies
    596.2
    352.2
  • -  Joint ventures
    899.9
    909.9
  • Profit before income tax
    2,644.2
    2,913.3
  • Income tax expenses
    (353.5)
    (409.7)
  • Profit for the period
    2,290.7
    2,503.6
  • Attributable to
  • -  Shareholders of the Company
    2,274.3
    2,478.1
  • -  Non-controlling interests
    16.4
    25.5
  • 2,290.7
    2,503.6
  • Earnings per share attributable to
    the shareholders of the Company
  • -  Basic and Diluted
    HK$0.58
    HK$0.64
  • Related information
  • Press Release:
    NWS Holdings announces FY2019 Interim Results
  • Presentation:
    FY2019 Interim Results Presentation
  • Announcement:
    Announcement of Interim Results for the Six Months Ended 31 December 2018