Online Annual Report 2009

Further reading

More detail on definitions, explanatory notes and the 52-week prior year results can be found here
TEN-YEAR REVIEW
More detail on headline earnings per share can be found in note 12
GROUP FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Financial highlights

       
Group summary Per share performance   Financial statistics
R43,128.7m
Total sales*
R38,958.3 million in 2008
605.0 cents
Headline earnings*
634.1 cents in 2008
    4.9%
Trading profit before interest and taxation margin
5.1% in 2008
R2,029m
Operating profit before foreign exchange movements*
R1,930.6 million in 2008
386.0 cents
Dividends
386.0 cents in 2008
    62.2%
Return on capital employed
70.1% in 2008
R1,207.1m
Headline earnings*
R1,261.9 million in 2008
1,517.5 cents
Net asset value
1,359.8 cents in 2008
    41.7%
Return on shareholders' equity
50.7% in 2008
R2,462.0m
Cash generated from operations
R2,321.7 million in 2008
        4.9%
Debt: equity
9.8% in 2008

* 52-week percentage change