Overview

  • Our financial outcomes: reinvested profits, dividends to shareholders, taxes to government
  • Our economic benefit to local communities: jobs and opportunities for partnerships and local business
Net Cash/(Debt) (1)
$(1,072)m

Why it is important

Net Cash/Debt is a measure of the financial position of the Group.

Performance in 2016

Net Debt rose by $48.2m in 2016 as a result of new borrowings offset by higher cash generation.

1. Non IFRS measures, refer to the alternative performance measures in Note 39 to the financial statements

Ebitda*
$1,626.1m

Why it is important

This is a measure of the Group’s underlying profitability.

Performance in 2016

EBITDA rose in 2016 as a result of higher production, higher realised prices and lower unit operating costs.

* Restated for discontinued operations

Earnings per share*
12.1 cents

Why it is important

This is a measure of the profit attributable to shareholders.

Performance in 2016

EPS rose due to higher profitability as production and realised prices rose, while operating cost fell.

* Restated for discontinued operations