ASX results for the year ended 30 June 2011

ASX results for the year ended 30 June 2011

18/08/2011

Financial highlights 

FY11 summary v FY10 prior comparable period (pcp):

  • Statutory net profit after tax (NPAT, including significant items) of $352.3 million, up 7.4%, and underlying NPAT (excluding significant items) of $356.6 million, up 7.2% 
  • Statutory earnings per share (EPS) of 201.6 cents per share (cps), up 5.9%, underlying EPS of 204.0 cps, up 5.7% 
  • Operating revenue, excluding interest and dividends, a record $617.6 million, up 5.0% 
  • Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of $482.1 million, up 6.2% 
  • Net interest and dividend revenue of $47.5 million, up 26.9% • Cash operating expenses of $135.6 million, up 1.0% 
  • Significant items expense before tax of $6.1 million ($4.3 million after tax), primarily reflecting transaction costs incurred on the proposed merger between ASX and Singapore Exchange Limited, and costs associated with the earlier than anticipated migration to the new ASX Trade execution platform  
  • Final fully franked dividend of 93.0 cps, up 10.7%, bringing total FY11 dividends to 183.2 cps, up 5.8%, and maintaining ASX’s payout ratio of 90% of underlying NPAT.  

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