Financial Summary

A summary of the financial results of the company and increases/decreases in shareholder value over the last five years.

Financial results for August Investments over the last five years

Year to 30 June 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Operating Profit (before capital items) 35,339 22,232 10,766 13,076 11,185
Gross Profit/ (loss) before Tax1 (10,769) 173,742 204,645 122,943 97,071
Less Tax Paid (17,007) (65,896) (29,890) (18,492)
Profit/(loss) after Tax (27,775) 107,846 174,755 104,451 97,071
Net Asset Value $1,365,047 $1,209,709 $955,153 $743,859 $592,577

Notes

  1. Capital items include capital gains and losses and other capital transactions.

Increase/decrease in shareholder value

Financial results on a per share basis over the last five years

Year to 30 June 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Net profit/ (loss) per share1 ($5.95) $28.70 $49.94 $33.10 $32.75
Dividends per share2 $13.00 $11.00 $4.00 $8.00 $8.00
Value per share3 $273.88 $286.73 $263.71 $216.68 $193.24
Capital Gain/(Loss) per share (4.48%) 8.72% 21.70% 12.13% 16.30%
Dividend Yield4 4.53% 4.17% 1.85% 4.14% 4.81 %
Net Profit/(Loss) per share 0.05% 12.89% 23.55% 16.27% 21.11%

Notes

  1. Earnings per share are based on the average number of shares on issue during the period.
  2. Dividends paid or provided for during the year. In 2015 the provision for the final dividend was not included in the accounts. The final dividend for 2015 was $5.00 per share, making $9.00 for the year.
  3. At 30 June, based on net assets as shown in the Accounts divided by the number of shares (see Note 10 to the attached Annual Accounts). The Franking credits balance is not included.
  4. The dividend rate is based on dividends paid and provided on Ordinary shares divided by the value of shares at the end of the previous year.
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