A summary of the results of the Group from FY2013 to 2016:

Income Statement

  2016 HKD'000 2015 HKD'000 2014 HKD'000 2013 HKD'000
Revenue 3,499,762 2,869,846 2,683,408 2,369,539
Gross Profit 821,512 787,476 736,384 620,627
Profit before tax 110,978 244,439 246,867 189,578
Profit for the year 100,452 184,676 202,947 145,033
Earning per share (HK cent) 5.92 10.09 12.37 9.05

Balance Sheet

  2016 HKD'000 2015 HKD'000 2014 HKD'000 2013 HKD'000
Bank balances and cash equivalent 131,848 328,790 254,020 165,248
Bank borrowings 476,896 160,541 233,016 162,532
Total assets 2,537,083 1,809,711 1,621,266 1,428,665
Total liabilites 1,322,987 713,022 708,153 853,409
Equity 1,214,096 1,096,689 913,113 575,256

Financial Ratios

  2016 2015 2014 2013
Gross Profit Margin (1) 23.5% 27.4% 27.4% 26.2%
Net Profit Margin (2) 2.9% 6.4% 7.6% 6.1%
Return on total assets (3) 10.2% 12.5% 10.2% 9.0%
Return on Equity (4) 8.3% 16.8% 22.2% 25.2%
Gearing ratio (5) 14.6% 25.5% 28.3% 39.9%
Debt to Equity Ratio (6) 28.4% n/a (7) n/a (7) 4.7%
  1. Profit before tax divided by revenue
  2. Profit for the year divided by revenue
  3. Being profit for the year divided by total assets at the end of the year
  4. Being profit for the year divided by total equity at the end of the year
  5. Total bank borrowings divided by total equity at the end of the year
  6. Bank borrowings net of bank balances and cash equivalent, dividend by total total equity
  7. The Group had a net cash position as at 31 December 2014 and 2015, and therefore, debt to equity ratio was not applicable.