Paid patient days (PPDs)
+12.3% to R14 647 million
+12.1% to R4 048 million
Final dividend of 86 cents per share, giving a total dividend of 154 cents per share
Headline earnings per share increased to 179.9 cents
The Group performed well, with revenue up 12.3% and EBITDA up 12.1%. Earnings were, however, impacted by the dilutive effect of the interest cost on the funding of the international acquisitions through debt raised in South Africa.
The southern African operations experienced good activity growth with an overall paid patient day (PPD) growth of 3.0% and an improved EBITDA margin of 28.3% (2014: 27.9%)...Read more