Financial Summary

 December 2016 $mDecember 2015 $m
Summary of Financial Position  
Share capital1,750.32,052.2
Total equity attributable to equity holders of the parent3,322.24,092.8
Total equity3,312.44,115.3
Total liabilities6,708.75,561.5
Total assets10,021.19,676.8
Summary of financial performance  
Earnings before interest and tax758.4838.9
Profit before finance costs and tax831.9928.8
Profit/(loss) before tax740.4735.0
Income tax (expense)/benefit(188.0)(220.6)
Profit/(loss) for the period552.4514.4
Profit/(loss) for the period attributable to members of the parent entity580.3520.4
Financial Statistics  
Dividends per share110.0¢96.0¢
Earnings per share  
  • basic
  • diluted
Return on total assets5.5%5.3%
NPAT Margin %5.3%3.9%
Dividend times covered1.61.6
Dividend payout ratio61.5%261.6%1
Interest (finance costs) times covered9.14.8
Net tangible assets per share$6.74$10.60
Current ratio0.91.2
Total equity to total assets33.1%42.5%
Total equity to total liabilities49.4%74.0%
Gross borrowings to total equity35.2%25.7%

1 Final payout ratio following effects of the 2016 share buy back program
2 Calculated based on shares on issue as at 31 December 2016

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