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Five Year Financial Summary

This is a summary of Telstra's last five financial years.

  2014
$m
2013
$m
2012
$m
2011
$m
2010
$m
Total income (excluding finance income) 26,29624,776 25,503 25,304 25,029
EBITDA(1) 11,13510,168 10,234 10,151 10,847
EBIT(2) 7,1856,090 5,822 5,692 6,501
Profit before income tax expense 6,2285,157 4,934  4,557 5,538
Profit for the period from continuing operations 4,5493,640 N/A N/A  N/A 
Gain (loss) for the period from discontinued operations (204)151 N/A N/A N/A
Profit for the period from continuing and discontinued operations(5) 4,3453,791 3,424 3,250 3,940
Dividends paid in the financial year 3,5453,480  3,475  3,475 3,474
Dividends declared for the financial year (cents per share) 29.528.0  28.0 28.0 28.0
Earnings per share (cents) 34.430.1 27.5 26.1 31.4
Dividend payout ratio (%) 8693 102 107 89
Total assets 39,36038,527  39,525 37,913 39,282
Gross debt 16,04815,628  17,222 16,232 16,031
Net debt 10,52113,149  13,277 13,595 13,926
Equity 13,96012,875  11,689 12,292 13,008
Capital expenditure 3,6613,792  3,591 3,410 3,471
Free cashflow 7,4835,024  5,197 5,477 6,225
Financial ratios(6)         
Return on average assets 20.4%17.9%  16.7%  15.9% 17.3%
Return on average equity 32.3%31.0%  28.9% 26.1%  30.9%
EBITDA interest cover (times) 13.812.4  10.3  9.6  10.8
Gross debt to capitalisation(3) 53.5%54.8%  59.6% 56.9%  55.2%
Net debt to capitalisation (4) 43.0%50.5%  53.2%  52.5%  51.7%
Net debt to EBITDA 0.91.2  1.3  1.3  1.3

 

Things you need to know

  1. Operating profit before interest, depreciation and amortisation and income tax expense. EBITDA is used as a measure of financial performance by excluding certain variables that affect operating profits but which may not be directly relate to all financial aspects of the operations of the company. EBITDA is not a measure of operating income, operating performance or liquidity under A-IFRS. Other companies may calculate EBITDA in a different manner to us.
  2. EBITDA less depreciation and amortisation.
  3. Based on gross debt (total current and non current borrowings) as a percentage of gross debt plus equity.
  4. Based on net debt (gross debt less liquid interest bearing assets) as a percentage of net debt plus equity.
  5. Restated for the retrospective adoption of AASB:119 "Employee Entitlements".
  6. Ratios have been measured on a continuing and discontinued operations basis.

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2005

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Third Quarter Results

 

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First Quarter Results

2004

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Third Quarter Results

 

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