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Financial Highlights

Year Ended 31 December

(HK$ million unless otherwise stated)

2015 2014 2013 2012
Turnover 21,079 21,115 19,969 19,295
Gross profit 3,421 3,139 2,878 2,693
Profit attributable to the Shareholders 1,804 1,659 1,835 1,069
Core net profit(1) 1,061 976 886 816
Shareholders' equity 15,429 14,671 13,426 8,358
Net cash /(debt)(2) (1,483) (487) 38 (1,851)
Gearing ratio(3) 33.8% 29.3% 31.2% 49.2%
(1) Core net profit represents profit attributable to the Shareholders before valuation gains on investment properties, net of deferred tax, and gain from disposal of Kowloon Bay warehouse in 2013.
(2) Net cash/ (debt) represents cash and bank balances less total bank loans, overdrafts and loans from fellow subsidiaries, excluding the loans capitalised as share capital and share premium on 2 December 2013.
(3) Gearing ratio represents total bank loans, overdrafts and loans from fellow subsidiaries, excluding the loans capitalised as share capital and share premium on 2 December 2013, dividing by Shareholders' equity and loans capitalised.