Investors' Information
Financial Highlights
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  For the year ended 31 December
  2018 2017
Key Financial Information (US$’000)    
Revenue 2,495,966 2,177,994
Cost of Sales 2,026,244 1,735,583
Gross Profit 469,722 442,411
Profit for the year 149,192 148,517
Attributable to:    
  – Owners of the Company 149,192 148,429
  – Non-controlling interests 88
Earnings per share for profit attributable to    
  the owners of the Company (US cents)
  – basic 5.24 6.20
  – diluted 5.23 6.20
     
Key Financial Ratios    
Gross profit margin (%) 18.8% 20.3%
Net profit margin (%) 6.0% 6.8%
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  At 31 December
2018
At 31 December
2017
Key Financial Information (US$’000)    
Total assets 1,839,952 1,821,725
Total liabilities 853,513 910,957
Total equity attributable to owners of the Company 986,439 910,768
Net debt (1) 132,086 113,603
Cash and cash equivalents 299,891 412,696
     
Key Financial Ratios    
Net debt to equity ratio (%) (2) 13.4% 12.5%
Cash conversion cycle (days) (3) 60 63
Notes:
  • Net debt represents total interest-bearing bank borrowings less bank balances and cash.
  • Net debt to equity ratio represents total interest-bearing bank borrowings less bank balances and cash, divided by total equity.
  • Cash conversion cycle represents inventory turnover days plus trade and bills receivable turnover days, less trade and bills payable turnover days.

(Extract from 2018 Annual Report)