Unaudited condensed consolidated interim income statement: Reportable US dollar illustration

For the six months ended 30 June 2009


 
 
 
 
Six months
ended
30 June
2009
$m
Six months
ended
30 June
2008
$m

 
 
 
+/(-)%

Year ended
31 December
2008
$m
Billings 27,989.6 33,321.2 (16.0) 67,381.0

Revenue
6,402.6 6,594.7 (2.9) 13,598.4
Direct costs (498.2) (355.6) (40.1) (827.2)
Gross profit 5,904.4 6,239.1 (5.4) 12,771.2
Operating costs (5,605.6) (5,492.2) (2.1) (11,195.2)
Operating profit 298.8 746.9 (60.0) 1,576.0
Share of results of associates 30.4 40.8 (25.5) 83.7
Profit before interest and taxation 329.2 787.7 (58.2) 1,659.7
Finance income 207.4 138.7 49.5 316.9
Finance costs (257.2) (257.3) 0.1 (625.7)
Profit before taxation 279.4 669.1 (58.2) 1,350.9
Taxation (62.4) (200.0) (68.8) (416.7)
Profit for the period 217.0 469.1 (53.7) 934.2

Attributable to:
       
Equity holders of the parent 169.7 411.7 (58.8) 803.5
Minority interests 47.3 57.4 17.6 130.7
  217.0 469.1 (53.7) 934.2

Headline PBIT
519.1 895.8 (42.1) 1,984.4
Headline PBIT margin 8.1% 13.6% 14.6%  
Headline PBT 386.2 768.8 (49.8) 1,712.8

Reported earnings per share2
       
Basic earnings per ordinary share 13.9¢ 36.0¢ (61.4) 70.3¢
Diluted earnings per ordinary share 13.7¢ 35.1¢ (61.0) 68.7¢

Headline earnings per share2
       
Basic earnings per ordinary share 20.0¢ 44.1¢ (54.6) 99.9¢
Diluted earnings per ordinary share 19.8¢ 43.0¢ (54.0) 97.8¢
1
The unaudited consolidated income statement above is presented in reportable US Dollars for information purposes only and has been prepared assuming the US Dollar is the reporting currency of the Group, whereby local currency results are translated into US Dollars at actual monthly average exchange rates in the periods presented. Among other currencies, this includes an average exchange rate of US$1.4933 to the pound for the period ended 30 June 2009 (period ended 30 June 2008: US$1.9743; year ended 31 December 2008: US$1.8524).
2
The basis of the calculations of the Group’s earnings per share and Headline earnings per share are set out in note 9.

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