Key performance indicators

and salient features

+31,2%

Group turnover up 31,2% to R21,1 billion (including Phase Eight)

+18,4%

Strong cash sales growth of 18,4% now representing 48,3% of turnover (excluding Phase Eight)

+57,2%

Total cash contribution (including Phase Eight)

+17,6%

Headline earnings per share from continuing operations (excluding once-off acquisition costs) up 17,6% to 1 055,8 cents

+18,5%

Final distribution of 385,0 cents per share – an 18,5% increase

+17,5%

Total distribution of 691,0 cents per share – a 17,5% increase

ongoing focus on our key strategic objectives enabled the group to produce earnings growth well in excess of that suggested by the current economic climate

49,7%

gross margin

17,0%

operating margin

92,3%

employment equity

(TFG South Africa)

+6,6%

annual space growth

(excluding international)

3 125

total number of outlets

23,9%

return on equity