Financial Highlights

 
Year ended 31 December 2016 2015
  HK$'000 HK$'000
Revenue 14,249,093 12,977,289
Cost of sales (8,891,618) (8,261,905)
Gross profit 5,357,475 4,715,384
Other income 78,433 42,623
Selling and distribution expenses (1,277,326) (1,275,844)
General and administrative expenses (785,079) (757,602)
Research and development expenses (1,242,775) (1,185,118)
Other gains and losses (51,348) 30,394
Restructuring costs (97,899) (49,758)
Finance costs (188,532) (156,703)
Profit before taxation 1,792,949 1,363,376
Income tax expense (354,567) (410,462)
Profit for the period 1,438,382 952,914
Profit for the period attributable to:
Owners of the Company 1,463,864 956,191
Non-controlling interests (25,482) (3,277)
  1,438,382 952,914
Earnings per share
Basic HK$3.61 HK$2.38
Diluted HK$3.60 HK$2.37