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Summary of statistics

   
     
  2009   2008 2007 2006 2005* 2004# 2003#  
SHARES
Number of ordinary shares on which earnings
per share is calculated (million)
178,5   177,9 176,7 175,1 173,4  189,9  188,3   
Net worth per share (cents) 2 258   2 060 1 390 953 896  572  612   
Headline earnings per share (cents) 651,6   651,9 272,4 524,6 408,4  277,5  183,5   
Normalised headline earnings per share (cents) 499,5   630,1 570,3 495,3 380,2  277,5  183,5   
Basic earnings per share (cents) 652,4   650,1 361,7 527,0 411,4  251,9  156,9   
Dividends per share (cents) – normal 253,0   319,0 314,0 273,0 222,0  160,0  120,0   
                                         – special 200,0
Dividend cover (times) 2,0   2,0 1,8 1,8 1,7  1,7  1,5   
Cash flow per share (cents) 797,7   629,5 345,0 486,7 374,6  353,2  417,7   
Ordinary shares in issue (million) (net of treasury shares) 178,7   178,4 177,7 176,3 174,4  171,8  188,8   
Number of transactions – JSE 71 666   67 690 70 848 46 549 20 938  13 452  11 308   
Number of shares traded (million) 107,7   129,8 176,3 138,2 92,7  94,9  76,4   
Value of shares traded (R million) 4 780,6   8 019,9 13 549,1 8 519,7 3 473,0  2 129,5  1 380,4   
Number of shares traded as a percentage
of gross issued shares
54,6   65,9 89,9 70,7 47,9  49,7  37,1   
Market price per share (cents)  
– year-end 5 600   5 749 6 700 6 814 4 230  2 790  1 710   
– highest 5 900   8 049 8 800 7 745 4 400  2 900  2 230   
– lowest 3 201   4 528 6 325 4 185 2 600  1 695  1 560   
Earnings yield (%) 8,9   11,0 8,5 7,3 9,0  10,0  10,7   
Dividend yield (%) 4,5   5,5 4,7 4,0 5,2  5,7  7,0   
Price : Earnings ratio (times) 11,2   9,1 11,7 13,8 11,1  10,1  9,3   
Market capitalisation (net of treasury shares) (R million) 10 006   10 257 11 904 12 012 7 376  4 792  3 228   
JSE actuaries’ electronics sector index at 30 September 9 866   10 705 13 886 11 644 7 851  5 328  3 852   
OTHER
Number of employees 6 321   7 196 6 523 6 276 5 320 5 169 4 918   
Revenue per employee (R’000) 1 625   1 518 1 468 1 312 1 318 1 209 1 241   
Operating profit per employee (R’000) 180   219 202 203 172 136 124   
Wealth created per employee (R’000) 530   477 383 439 405 409 335   
Employment cost per employee (R’000) 194   172 166 153 161 149 142   
PROFITABILITY, ASSET MANAGEMENT, LIQUIDITY AND LEVERAGE
EBITDA as a percentage of revenue 12,0   15,2 14,5 16,2 13,8 13,0 11,7   
Operating margin (%) 11,1   14,4 13,8 15,5 13,1 11,2 10,0   
Net asset turn (times) (including RCCF) 2,9   3,4 5,4 8,0 7,7 7,6 6,8   
Net asset turn (times) (excluding RCCF) 3,7   4,0 5,7 9,7 9,7 11,2 8,9   
Normalised return on ordinary shareholders’ funds (%) 23,1   36,5 48,6 53,5 49,8 49,3 31,0   
Return on net operating assets (%) 32,0   50,1 82,4 131,9 108,9 99,6 63,5   
Return on net operating assets excluding investments in associates (%) 31,9   52,9 86,9 136,8 110,9 96,7 78,4   
Taxation as a percentage of profit before taxation 27,0   29,8 32,2 34,2 33,8 36,4 34,4   
Total liabilities to total shareholders’ funds (%) 86,7   102,6 92,3 226,0 161,1 197,8 180,5   
Net borrowings to total shareholders’ funds (%)• 0,6   27,6 21,5 13,8 3,2 32,8   
Current ratio (excluding RCCF) 2,3   2,0 1,7 1,1 1,4 1,1 1,3   
Current ratio (including RCCF) 1,7   1,5 1,7 1,0 1,1 1,1 1,0   
Interest cover (times) 54,0   36,8 25,6 38,1 42,0 69,4 12,1   
* The 2005 information has been restated to take account of the effect of adopting SAICA Circular 09/2006 and IFRS on 1 October 2004.
** The 2003 to 2004 information has not been restated to take account of the effect of adopting IFRS and is therefore still in terms of SA GAAP.
# In December 2003, R1 255,5 million was received on the sale of the RCCF debtors book.
Increase in RCCF receivables while it was a consolidated subsidiary (refer to note 33).
In years prior to 2008 inventory items were shown net of advance payments received from customers. These utilised advanced payments are now disclosed in current liabilities.
   
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