Five Year Review

FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH (IFRS)

  2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
           
Income statement          
Total revenue (R'000) 2,551,992 2,468,972 2,731,981 2,638,352 2,116,918
Profit from operations (R'000) 624,221 670,579 854,867 851,940 662,156
Attributable earnings (R'000) 513,176 501,850 592,668 676,951 425,023
Headline earnings (R'000) 503,924 475,733 561,210 534,345 408,864
Headline earnings per share (cents) 238.5 230.0 275.8 270.9 211.5
Ordinary dividend per share declared subsequent to 31 March (cents) 170.0 155.0 155.0 150.0 100.0
Number of shares outstanding (adjusted for treasury shares) ('000) 211,351 210,455 204,218 203,020 192,517
           
Statement of financial position          
Shareowners' equity (R'000) 1 2,106,366 3,063,188 3,227,760 2,660,901 2,063,521
Return on average equity (%) 19.9 16.0 20.1 28.7 22.5
Net asset value per share (cents) 978.7 1420.9 1497.2 1249.1 1018.9
Net tangible asset per share (cents) 674.5 1121.0 1156.0 986.8 737.9
Gross assets under management (R'000) 103,193 108,764 116,474 90,964 95,957
           
Personnel          
Number of employees at year end 767 714 743 672 573

1 With effect from 2 October 2017 R1,19 billion of the Group’s attributable surplus non-operating net assets were transferred to Sandown Capital, then a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Group

 

Definitions:

Shareowners' equity: Equity attributable to equity holders of the Company

Return on average equity: Attributable earnings as a percentage of average shareowners' equity

Net asset value per share: Shareowners' equity divided by the number of shares in issue at year end, net of treasury shares
Net tangible asset per share: Shareowners' equity, net of intangible assets, divided by the number of shares in issue at year end, net of treasury shares