Reports
and results

Industrial [photo] 

FINANCIAL RESULTS

2009

  • Reviewed provisional results for the year ended 31 March 2009

    Highlights

    • Revenue increased by 51% to R11 billion
    • Net profit for the year increased by 57% to R491 million
    • Basic earnings per share increased by 54% to 1107,4 cents
    • Headline earnings per share increased by 54% to 1114,2 cents
    • Capitalisation award of 150 cents per share brings the total dividend to 250 cents for the year, representing an increase of 25% from the prior year

  • Unaudited results for six months ended 30 September 2009

    Major features

    • Revenue down 22% to R4.2 billion
    • Operating profit decreased by R647 million to loss of R52 million
    • Loss for the period R 99 million ( 2008: Profit R 373 million)
    • Basic loss per share 218.2 cents (2008: Profit 839.0 cents per share)
    • Distribution and administration costs contained: Administration costs reduced by 6% to R243 million & distribution costs increased by nominal 1% to R272 million
    • Debt: equity ratio of 87% (2008: 81%)