Multinational packaging company Amcor (ASX:AMC) reported its profit after tax (PAT) rose about 4 per cent in the six months to 31 December 2017 to US$330 million with its financial report card being in line with expectations.
Its revenue marginally fell over the half year by 1.7 per cent to US$4.5 billion (in constantly currency terms).
Its earnings per share firmed about 4 per cent higher to 28.5 US cents (in constantly currency terms).
The company declared an interim dividend of 21 US cents per share payable on 28 March 2018, a rise of almost 8 per cent.
Shares in Amcor (ASX:AMC) closed over 3 per cent lower on Friday at $14.30