Financial Highlights

Year ended 31 December 2017 2016
  HK$'000 HK$'000
Revenue 17,522,713 14,249,093
Cost of sales (10,471,339) (8,891,618)
Gross profit 7,051,374 5,357,475
Other income 88,410 78,433
Selling and distribution expenses (1,497,944) (1,277,326)
General and administrative expenses (937,624) (785,079)
Research and development expenses (1,436,191) (1,242,775)
Other gains and losses (33,360) (51,348)
Restructuring costs - (97,899)
Adjustment of liability component of convertible bonds 202,104 -
Finance costs (162,489) (188,532)
Profit before taxation 3,274,280 1,792,949
Income tax expense (478,578) (354,567)
Profit for the period 2,795,702 1,438,382
Profit for the period attributable to:
Owners of the Company 2,815,473 1,463,864
Non-controlling interests (19,771) (25,482)
  2,795,702 1,438,382
Earnings per share
Basic HK$6.90 HK$3.61
Diluted HK$6.35 HK$3.60