Salient features

  • More than
    50%
    of individual businesses achieved Level 1 to 2
    B-BBEE rating
  • R5bn
    spent on acquisitions and capex
  • Strong balance sheet maintained with conservative gearing
  • Tight asset management continued
  • Both gross and trading profit margins improved
  • Strong earnings growth in associate companies
  • Trading profit
    +3.5%
    to R6.7 billion
  • HEPS
    +9.8%
    to 1 352.1 cents
  • Normalised HEPS
    +5.2%
  • 18.4% ROIC well ahead of cost of capital
  • R7.1bn
    cash generated from operations
  • Final dividend declared of 318 cents per share,
    +5.6%