'Audited group results for the year ended 30 June 2006 2006 Highlights Revenue up 16.6% Operating profit up 21.0% HEPS up 17.4% HEPS prior to non-comparable STC up 22.9% Dividend per share up 16.7% Return on equity up to 34.8% COMMENTARY Group results The board wishes to announce another set of positive results. Headline earnings per share for the financial year to June 2006 increased 17.4% (22.9% prior to the non-comparable STC payment) from 89.4 cents to 105.0 cents per share and return on equity grew to 34.8% from 31.2%. A total dividend of 63 cents per share is declared for the year, representing a 16.7% increase from the prior year. read more

Revenue up 16.6%
Operating profit up 21.0%
HEPS up 17.4%
HEPS prior to non-comparable STC up 22.9%
Dividend per share up