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 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Operating Profit (before capital items) 10,766 13,076 11,185 9,475 8,449
Gross Profit/ (loss) before Tax1 204,645 122,943 97,071 (52,922) (31,870)
Less Tax Paid (29,890) (18,492)
Profit/(loss) after Tax 174,755 104,451 97,071 (52,922) (31,870)
Net Asset Value $955,153 $743,859 $592,577 $481,178 $546,203

Notes

  1. Gross Profit before Tax includes realised 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 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Net profit/ (loss) per share1 $33.10 $32.75 ($18.27) ($11.31) ($11.31)
Dividends per share2 $4.00 $8.00 $8.00 $10.00 $10.00
Value per share3 $263.71 $216.68 $193.24 $166.15 $193.81
Capital Gain/(Loss) pa 21.70% 12.13% 16.30% (14.43%) (7.71%)
Dividend Yield4 1.85% 4.14% 4.81 % 5.16% 4.76%
Net Profit/(Loss) 23.55% 16.27% 21.11% (9.29%) (2.95%)

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. Franking credits and income tax benefits are not included.
  4. The dividend rate is based on dividends paid and (prior to 2015) provided on Ordinary shares, divided by the value of shares at the end of the previous year.
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