Reports
and results

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Financial results

2015

  • Unaudited results for the six months ended 30 September 2015

    Highlights:

    • Revenue increased by 2.2% to R7.8 billion
    • Profit for the period down 18.1% to R331 million
    • Operating margin down to 6.9%
    • Headline earnings per share down 19.0% to 494.0 cents per share
    • Debt: equity ratio improves from 29.7% to 22.8%
    • Dividend up 5.3% to 180 cents per share

     

  • Audited results for the year ended 31 March 2015

    Highlights

    • Revenue at an all-time high of R16.8 billion - up 3.5% year-on-year
    • Operating profit up 4% - R1 476 million
    • Profit before tax level at R1 331 million
    • Headline earnings per share rose by 2.6% - R14.65 per share
    • Profit after tax of R934 million - down 5.8%, due to an overall higher effective tax rate
    • A- CREDIT RATING - Credit rating affirmed in July 2014 as A- (long-term) and A1- short-term), with a positive ratings outlook
    • Debt: equity ratio higher at 12.3% due to increased short-term working capital
    • Cash generated from operations remained steady at R1.8 billion