Full Year Results announcement for 2013/14

Full Year Results announcement for 2013/14

Melbourne, Australia — 13/08/2014

CSL Delivers Strong Result with EPS up 11%
Exceptional Performance in Specialty Products
Board to Consider Further Share Buyback
Final Dividend lifted to US$0.60 per share


HIGHLIGHTS - Financial

  • Revenue US$5,504 million, up 8% on PCP
    - Up 9% at constant currency1
  • EBIT US$1,637 million, up 11% on PCP
    - Up 10% at constant currency
  • NPAT US$1,307 million, up 8% on PCP
    - Up 8% at constant currency
  • Reported earnings per share US$2.70, up 11% on PCP
    - Up 11% at constant currency
  • Research and development investment increased to US$466 million, up 9% on PCP
    - Up 11% at constant currency
  • Final dividend2 increased 15% to US$0.60 per share, unfranked for Australian tax purposes, payable on 3 October 2014
    - The final ordinary dividend converted to Australian currency increased to approximately A$0.65 per share, up 14% on PCP
    - Total ordinary dividends converted to Australian currency increased to approximately $A1.24 per share, up 17% on PCP.

CSL Limited (ASX:CSL; USOTC:CSLLY) today announced a net profit after tax (NPAT)of US$1,307 million for the full year ended 30 June 2014, up US$96 million or 8% on a reported basis when compared to the prior comparable period (PCP). The result includes a one-off U.S. antitrust class action litigation settlement. Earnings per share (EPS) grew 11%, benefiting from current and past capital management initiatives.


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For further information, please contact:

Investors:
  Mark Dehring
  Head of Investor Relations
  CSL Limited
  Phone: +613 9389 2818
  Email: mark.dehring@csl.com.au
Media:
  Sharon McHale
  Senior Director Public Affairs
  CSL Limited
  Phone: +613 9389 1506
  Mobile: +614 0997 8314
  Email: sharon.mchale@csl.com.au
  Tim Duncan
  Hintons & Associates
  Phone: +613 9600 1979
  Mobile: +614 0844 1122
  Email:   tduncan@hintons.com.au



1 Constant currency removes the impact of exchange rate movements to facilitate comparability. See end note(#)  in the PDF for further detail.
2 For shareholders with an Australian registered address, dividends will be paid in A$ at an amount of A$0.648480 per share (at an exchange rate of A$1.0808/US$1.00), and for shareholders with a New Zealand registered address, dividends will be paid in NZD at an amount of NZ$0.710220 per share (at an exchange rate of NZ$1.1837/US$1.00). The exchange rates used are fixed at the date of dividend determination. All other shareholders will be paid in US$.

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