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Five-year Summary

FY2019

FY20181

FY2017

FY2016

FY2015

Profit

Revenue

$m

13,246

12,816

12,584

11,150

10,678

Underlying EBITDA

$m

2,285

2,236

1,852

1,689

1,505

Underlying EBIT

$m

1,660

1,668

1,368

1,211

1,126

Statutory Profit/(Loss) after tax

$m

905

1,582

539

(408)

218

Underlying Profit after tax

$m

1,040

1,018

802

701

630

Financial position and cash flow

Capital expenditure

$m

939

778

518

529

794

Total assets

$m

14,821

14,633

14,458

14,604

15,833

Net debt

$m

2,600

2,491

3,178

2,746

3,560

Gearing (net debt/net debt + equity)

%

23.5

22.9

29.6

25.7

28.6

Operating cash flow before interest, tax and significant items

$m

2,013

2,474

1,362

1,588

1,527

Credit rating2

Baa2

Baa2

Baa2

Baa2

BBB

Shareholder value

Statutory earnings per share

cents

138.0

241.2

80.5

(60.5)

33.3

Underlying earnings per share

cents

158.6

155.2

119.8

103.9

96.4

Dividends declared

cents

119.0

117.0

91.0

68.0

64.0

Return on equity

%

12.5

13.1

10.2

8.3

7.2

Customer account numbers

Electricity accounts

’000

2,277

2,235

2,250

2,262

2,279

Gas accounts

’000

1,431

1,406

1,403

1,419

1,456

Total customer accounts

’000

3,708

3,641

3,653

3,681

3,735

Dual fuel accounts

’000

2,070

2,027

2,008

1,962

1,917

  1. 1 Comparatives have been restated for the adoption of AASB 9 Financial Instruments and AASB 16 Leases.
  2. 2 Changed from Standard and Poor's to Moody's in FY16.

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