For the year ended 30 June 2012, Steel & Tube Holdings Limited reported a Group net profit after tax of $13.1 million. This result compares with a profit last year of $17.0 million after tax, and represents a decrease of 23 per cent. Earnings per share for the year ended 30 June 2012 were 14.9 cents, compared with 19.4 cents for the year prior.
As at 30 June 2012, total equity increased by $0.7 million to $152.7 million. Total assets decreased by $1.1 million to $230.4 million, compared with $231.5 million in the year prior.
The Group’s debt-to-equity ratio of 19 per cent continues to be at a level that enables the Group to leverage against its assets, if required. The Company is in a sound position.