The result for the twelve months was an after tax profit of $22.5 million. This is a decrease of $5.2 million when compared with the previous year’s result.
The Directors have declared a dividend of 10 cents per share, which will be paid on 30 September 2008 to holders of fully paid ordinary shares registered at 19 September 2008. The amount payable is $8.8 million.
This dividend carries full imputation credits and a supplementary dividend of 1.7647 cents will be paid to non-resident shareholders.
Date 14 August 2008
D A Pritchard
Chairman of Board of Directors