HKR International Limited (“the Company”) announced today the annual results of the Company and its subsidiaries (“the Group”) for the financial year ended 31 March 2021 (“the Year”).
The Group’s revenue and underlying profits (excluding net unrealised gains in fair value of investment properties) for the Year reached HK$3,942.3 million and HK$868.6 million, compared to HK$4,696.5 million and HK$1,142.1 million in 2019/2020 respectively. With the exclusion of the one-off gain on disposal of the Group’s medical operations in the Philippines in the preceding year of HK$163.5 million, the Group’s underlying net profit would have decreased by 11.2% as compared to HK$978.6 million for the preceding year.
Profit attributable to shareholders for the Year was HK$897.3 million, compared with HK$1,624.6 million in 2019/2020. The basic earnings per share was HK60.4 cents, compared with HK109.4 cents in the previous year. As at 31 March 2021, the net asset value attributable to shareholders of the Company stood at HK$23,683.9 million (HK$15.9 per share), as compared with HK$22,067.4 million (HK$14.9 per share) in 2019/2020.
The Board of Directors recommended a final dividend of HK5 cents per share for the Year. This, alongside the interim dividend of HK4 cents per share, makes up a total dividend of HK9 cents per share for the Year. In 2019/2020, a total dividend of HK12 cents per share was paid to shareholders.
The full results announcement is available on the Group’s corporate website (www.hkri.com), under the section of “Investor Relations”, and on the “HKExnews” website (www.hkexnews.hk) of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited.
About HKR International Limited
HKR International Limited has diversified interests in real estate development and investment, property management, luxury hotels and serviced apartments, healthcare services and other investments in Hong Kong, mainland China and across Asia.
The Company’s diverse portfolio includes Discovery Bay and CDW Building in Hong Kong, HKRI Taikoo Hui in Shanghai, and a number of premium residential and commercial properties in Thailand and Japan. HKRI has been listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong since 1989, under the Stock Code of 00480.