Investor Relations
FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS
  2020 2019 Change
       
Revenue from continuing operations (HK$’000) 2,041,553 2,141,380 -4.7%
Gross profit from continuing operations (HK$’000) 394,322 377,944 +4.3%
Gross profit margin from continuing operations 19.3% 17.6% 1.7pp+
Profit for the year (HK$’000) 148,254 108,344 +36.8%
Earnings per share for profit for the year attributable to
  the owners of the Company (HK cents)
  Basic 7.76 5.63 +37.8%
  Diluted 6.77 5.22 +29.7%
Total equity(HK$’000) 1,645,571 1,415,072 +16.3%
Proposed final dividend per share (HK cents) 1.5 1 +50.0%
Gearing ratio (Note) 29.4% 50.8% -21.4pp
Note:

Gearing ratio represented total interest bearing borrowings less bank balances and cash (including pledged bank deposits) divided by total equity.