Financial Highlights

Year ended 31 December 2018 2017
  HK$'000 HK$'000
Revenue 19,550,590 17,522,713
Cost of sales (12,113,813) (10,471,339)
Gross profit 7,436,777 7,051,374
Other income 96,126 88,410
Selling and distribution expenses (1,660,893) (1,497,944)
General and administrative expenses (1,013,345) (937,624)
Research and development expenses (1,610,225) (1,436,191)
Other gains and losses (78,455) (33,360)
Restructuring costs (19,067) -
Adjustment of liability component of convertible bonds - 202,104
Finance costs (177,762) (162,489)
Profit before taxation 2,973,156 3,274,280
Income tax expense (761,428) (478,578)
Profit for the year 2,211,728 2,795,702
     
Profit for the period attributable to:
Owners of the Company 2,216,062 2,815,473
Non-controlling interests (4,334) (19,771)
   2,211,728 2,795,702
Earnings per share
Basic HK$5.47 HK$6.90
Diluted HK$5.44 HK$6.35