Five-year financial history


All figures in $m unless shown otherwise201520141
Summarised income statement
Sales revenue62,12959,90357,46657,68554,513
Other operating revenue318278283395362
Operating revenue62,44760,18157,74958,08054,875
Operating profit before depreciation and amortisation, finance costs and income tax4,9783,8774,4864,5444,155
Depreciation and amortisation(1,219)(1,082)(1,033)(995)(923)
Finance costs(315)(346)(417)(505)(526)
Income tax expense(1,004)(939)(908)(918)(784)
Profit after tax from discontinued operations-1,179133n/an/a
Operating profit after income tax attributable to members of Wesfarmers Limited2,4402,6892,2612,1261,922
Capital and dividends
Ordinary shares on issue (number) 000's as at 30 June1,123,7531,143,2751,157,1941,157,0721,157,072
Paid up ordinary capital as at 30 June21,84422,70823,29023,28623,286
Fully-franked dividend per ordinary share declared (cents)200200180165150
Capital management: capital return and fully franked dividend components10050---
Financial performance
Earnings per share (weighted average) (cents)216.1234.6195.9184.2166.7
Earnings per share growth(7.9%)19.8%6.4%10.5%22.8%
Return on average ordinary shareholders' equity (R12)9.8%10.5%8.9%8.4%7.7%
Fixed charges cover (R12, times)
Interest cover (cash basis) (R12, times)20.515.912.210.89.5
Financial position as at 30 June
Total assets40,40239,72743,15542,31240,814
Total liabilities15,62113,74017,13316,68515,485
Net assets24,78125,98726,02225,62725,329
Net tangible asset backing per ordinary share$4.85$6.14$4.69$4.45$4.12
Net debt to equity25.1%13.1%20.2%19.1%17.1%
Total liabilities/total assets38.7%34.6%39.7%39.4%37.9%
Stock market capitalisation as at 30 June43,86047,83545,93634,84636,913

1 The 2014 numbers have been restated to reflect the disposal of WesCEF’s interest in Air Liquide WA Pty Ltd as a discontinued operation.
2 The 2013 numbers have been restated to reflect the classification of the Insurance division as a discontinued operation.