Summary of statistics
  2005 2004** 2003 2002 2001*






           
SHARES          
Number of ordinary shares on which earnings          
per share is calculated (million) 173,4 189,9 188,3 187,0 191,7
Net worth per share (cents) – tangible only 645 383 450 380 464
Net worth per share (cents) – including intangibles 834 572 612 572 470
Headline earnings per share (cents) 406,0 277,5 183,5 229,5 174,8
Basic earnings per share (cents) 409,0 251,9 156,9 198,1 173,3
Dividends per share (cents) 222,0 160,0 120,0 118,0 91,0
Dividend cover (times) 1,8 1,7 1,5 1,9 1,9
Cash flow per share (cents) 370,9 353,2 417,7 187,7 187,9
Ordinary shares in issue (million) (net of treasury shares) 174,4 171,8 188,8 187,3 186,9
Number of transactions – JSE 20 938 13 452 11 308 12 765 9 245
Number of shares traded (million) 92,7 94,9 76,4 76,4 67,0
Value of shares traded (R million) 3 473,0 2 129,5 1 380,4 1 438,2 969,2
Number of shares traded as a percentage          
of issued shares 47,9 49,7 37,1 37,4 32,9
Market price per share (cents)          
– year-end 4 230 2 790 1 710 1 860 1 615
– highest 4 400 2 900 2 230 2 220 1 850
– lowest 2 600 1 695 1 560 1 610 980
Earnings yield (%) at year-end 9,6 10,0 10,7 12,3 10,8
Dividend yield (%) at year-end 5,2 5,7 7,0 6,3 5,6
Price: earnings ratio (times) at year-end 10,4 10,1 9,3 8,1 9,2
Market capitalisation (net of treasury shares)          
(R million) at year-end 7 376 4 792 3 228 3 482 3 018
JSE actuaries electronics sector index          
at 30 September 7 851 5 328 3 852 3 887 3 727
(adjusted base 2001 = 3727)          






           
OTHER          
Number of employees 5 320 5 169 4 918 4 318 4 148
Revenue per employee (R000) 1 323 1 209 1 241 1 173 1 020
Operating profit per employee (R000) 170 136 124 109 91
Wealth created per employee (R000) 404 409 335 312 297
Employment cost per employee (R000) 161 149 142 130 118
  2005 2004** 2003 2002 2001*






           
PROFITABILITY, ASSET MANAGEMENT,          
LIQUIDITY AND LEVERAGE          
EBITDA as a percentage of revenue (%) 13,7 13,0 11,7 11,1 10,1
Operating margin (%) 12,9 11,2 10,0 9,3 9,0
Net asset turn (times) 8,4 7,6 6,8 5,9 5,2
Return on ordinary shareholders' funds (%) 57,8 49,3 31,0 44,1 37,3
Return on net operating assets (%) 117,2 99,6 63,5 70,0 57,4
Return on net operating assets excluding          
investments in associates (%) 120,3 96,7 78,4 71,5 57,7
Taxation (excluding STC on the share          
buyback in 2004) as a percentage of          
profit before taxation          
(excluding abnormal items) (%) 33,4 36,4 34,4 34,9 33,2
Total liabilities to total shareholders' funds (%) 172,6 197,5 179,8 177,4 145,2
Net borrowings to total shareholders' funds (%) 7,1 3,2 32,8 47,5 3,4
Current ratio 1,8 1,3 1,6 1,6 1,5
Interest cover (times) 41,8 69,4 12,1 25,5 34,3
*
  
The 2001 statistics have been restated to take account of the change of accounting policies adopted on 1 October 2001 of depreciating all properties and
accounting for dividends in the period that the declaration takes place.
**
  
The 2004 statistics have been restated to take account of the effect of reversing the debtors recourse guarantee provision (refer to note 33 to the annual
financial statements) and the transfer of negative goodwill to accumulated profit (refer to note 12 to the annual financial statements).