Financial Highlights

Profit attributable to equity shareholders of the Company

Profit attributable to equity shareholders of the Company
in HK$ million
2021
2020
2019
2018
2017
Revenue
9,486
8,923
9,014
9,464
7,451
Profit attributable to equity shareholders of the Company
1,076
1,023
1,002
951
881
EBITDA ¹
2,509
2,460
2,493
2,192
2,067
Earnings per share (HK cents)
Basic
29.3
27.9
27.5
26.7
24.9
Diluted
29.2
27.9
27.4
26.7
24.8
Dividends per share (HK cents)
Interim dividend
5.5
5.0
5.0
4.0
3.0
Final dividend
17.0
16.0
15.0
14.0
13.0
22.5
21.0
20.0
18.0
16.0
Total assets
18,382
18,337
18,389
17,965
18,584
Total equity attributable to equity shareholders of the Company
10,095
9,751
9,376
8,855
8,396
Total debt²
5,446
5,868
6,278
6,857
7,826
Less: Cash and deposits
-1,793
-1,519
-1,313
-1,049
-1,636
Net debt
3,653
4,349
4,965
5,808
6,190
Net gearing ratio³
27%
31%
35%
40%
42%

Notes

1. EBITDA represents earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation.
2. Total debt includes current and non-current bank and other borrowings.
3. Net gearing ratio = Net debt / Total capital x 100%

Total capital = Total equity attributable to equity shareholders of the Company + Net debt

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