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Financial results

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

Continuing Operations 2017 $m 2016
$m
20151
$m
2014
$m
20132
$m
Total income (excluding finance income) 28,205 27,050 26,112 26,296 24,776
EBITDA3 10,679 10,465 10,533 11,135 10,168
EBIT4 6,238 6,310 6,559 7,185 6,090
Profit for the period from continuing operations 3,874 3,832 4,114 4,549 3,640
Profit/(loss) for the period from discontinued operations5 0 2,017 191 (204) 151
Profit for the period from continuing and discontinued operations 3,874 5,849 4,305 4,345 3,791
Dividends declared per share (cents) 31.0 31.0 30.5 29.5 28.0
Total assets 42,133 43,286 40,445 39,360 38,527
Gross debt 16,218 16,009 14,962 16,048 15,628
Net debt 15,280 12,459 13,566 10,521 13,149
Total equity 14,560 15,907 14,510 13,960 12,875
Capital expenditure6 4,606 4,045 3,589 3,661 3,689
Free cashflow from continuing and discontinued operations 3,496 5,926 2,619 7,483 5,024
Earnings per share from continuing and discontinued operations (cents) 32.5 47.4 34.5 34.4 30.1
Dividend payout ratio (%)7 95 65 88 86 93
  1. Represented the Autohome Group being classified as a discontinued operation.
  2. Restated for the retrospective adoption of AASB 119: ‘Employee Entitlements’.
  3. 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.
  4. EBITDA less depreciation and amortisation.
  5. Profit/(loss) for the year from discontinued operations for FY15 and FY16 included both Sensis and Autohome Group results, while FY14 and FY13 only included Sensis results.
  6. Capex is defined as additions to property, equipment and intangible assets including capital lease additions, excluding expenditure on spectrum, measured on an accrued basis. Excludes externally funded capex.
  7. Dividend payout ratio from continuing and discontinued operations. Dividend payout ratio from continuing operations FY17: 95% (FY16: 98%).
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2018

Half Year Results

Interview with our CEO on our HY18 results.

 

Our Half Year Results was webcast via livestream on 15 February 2018.

Full Year Results

Interview with our CEO on our FY17 results.

Our Full Year Results were announced on 17 August 2017. The results and other supporting material are available below.

 

 

Half Year Results

Our Half Year Results were announced on 16 February 2017.

Full Year Results

Our Full Year Results were announced on 11 August 2016 at 9:15am AEST.

 

Half Year Results

 

Full Year Results

On 13 August 2015, we announced our Full Year Results for the period ended 30 June 2015 to the market.

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