Group financial highlights

  • Revenue

    R79 711
    million


    (2018: R77 001 million)

  • Operating profit

    R3 620
    million


    (2018: R3 593 million)

  • Normalised HEPS

    1 090 cents
    per share


    (2018: 986 cents per share)

  • HEPS

    1 009 cents
    per share


    (2018: 986 cents per share)

  • EPS

    953 cents
    per share


    (2018: 1 162 cents per share)

  • Net asset value
    per share

    6 185 cents per
    ordinary share


    (2018: 5 762 cents per ordinary share)

  • Full year dividend
    490 cents per
    share


    (2018 pro forma:* 444 cents per share)

  • Return on invested
    capital

    13,5%

    versus weighted average
    cost of capital of 10,7%

    (2018: 13,5% (ROIC)

    (2018: 10,7% (WACC)


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Commentary

Environment

The South African operations contributed for the year, revenue and operating profit of 67% and 90% respectively, with the remainder being contributed by the UK, Australia and South East Asia.

The global and South African political and economic situations are unstable. The weakening of the global economy is weighing heavily on emerging markets and South Africa is bearing the brunt of these global issues. In addition, political challenges are exacerbating the economic problems for SA Inc. This has adversely impacted businesses and the people of South Africa.

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