Financial Summary
 
For the year ended
31 December (in HK$'000)
For the six months ended
30 June (in HK$'000)
  2016 2015 +/(-) 1H2016 1H2015 +/(-)
Revenue 2,914,842 2,870,794 +1.5% 1,332,715 1,107,638 +20%
Gross profit 1,261,994 1,092,490 +15.5% 581,558 459,267 +27%
EBITDA 699,477 662,977 +5.5% 358,369 299,680 +20%
Operating profit 689,093 657,973 +4.7% 354,804 297,625 +19%
Net profit attributable to
shareholders
600,908 620,736 -3.2% 310,569 309,039 +1%
Research and development expenses
(included in administrative expenses)
(183,614) (157,734) +16.4% (62,105) (53,845) +15%
Per share (in HK$)
Earnings per share
         
- Basic 0.539 0.560 -3.8% 0.279 0.279 ±0%
- Diluted 0.535 0.551 -2.9% 0.276 0.275 +0.4%
Proposed final dividend (in HK$) 0.04 0.02 +100% 0.04 0.02 +100%
Financial ratios          
Gross profit margin 43.3% 38.1%   43.6% 41.5%  
Operating profit margin 23.6% 22.9%   26.6% 26.9%  
Net profit margin 20.7% 21.6%   23.3% 27.9%  
Current ratio 4.6 4.1   5.4 4.9  
Return on equity1 17.2% 20.1%*   18.3%* 21.6%*  
Return on assets2 13.6% 15.2%*   15.0%* 17.2%*  

Notes:
1 Return on equity = Profit attributable to owners of the company/Equity as at year end
2 Return on assets = Profit attributable to owners of the company/Total assets as at year end
* Annualised figure

  At 31 December 2016
(in HK$'000)
As at 31 December 2015
(in HK$'000)
+/(-)
Total assets 4,433,063 4,080,199 +8.6%
Total liabilities 931,780 989,600 -5.8%
Total equity 3,501,283 3,090,599 +13.3%
Net current assets 3,295,002 3,033,042 +8.6%