Financial Highlights

2021 Revenue EN
2021 Profit EN
Year ended 31 December2021
2020
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2019
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2018
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2017
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  HK$'000 HK$'000 HK$'000 HK$'000 HK$'000
Revenue 21,947,637 16,887,244 15,883,042 19,550,590 17,522,713
Cost of sales (13,040,030) (11,405,553) (10,359,167) (12,113,813) (10,471,339)
Gross profit 8,907,607 5,481,691 5,523,875 7,436,777 7,051,374
Other income 133,384 118,140 93,359 96,126 88,410
Selling and distribution expenses (1,802,229) (1,572,062) (1,590,273) (1,660,893) (1,497,944)
General and administrative expenses (1,009,395) (977,990) (960,933) (1,013,345) (937,624)
Research and development expenses (1,954,394) (1,639,235) (1,710,858) (1,610,225) (1,436,191)
Gain on deemed disposal of subsidiaries* - 859,042 - - -
Other gains and losses (43,006) (69,849) (54,774) (78,455) (33,360)
Other expenses (158,805) (173,176) (109,540) (19,067) 202,104
Finance costs (118,422) (170,009) (215,122) (177,762) (162,489)
Share of result of a joint venture* 137,719 - - - -
Profit before taxation 4,092,459 1,856,552 975,734 2,973,156 3,274,280
Income tax expense (917,279) (226,049) (353,356) (761,428) (478,578)
Profit for the year 3,175,180 1,630,503 622,378 2,211,728 2,795,702
           
Profit for the year attributable to:
Owners of the Company 3,168,976 1,621,516 619,249 2,216,062 2,815,473
Non-controlling interests 6,204 8,987 3,129 (4,334) (19,771)
Earnings per share
Basic HK$7.72 HK$3.97 HK$1.52 HK$5.47 HK$6.90
Diluted HK$7.69 HK$3.95 HK$1.52 HK$5.44 HK$6.35


* The Group discontinued its materials business after the deemed disposal of the subsidiaries of Materials business on 28 December 2020. The Group’s former Materials Segment results are deconsolidated and equity accounted for since 29 December 2020.

Note: The Group discontinued its materials business after the deemed disposal of the subsidiaries of Materials business on 28 December 2020. No separate disclosures of continuing operations and discontinued operation were made.