Aristocrat Leisure profit jumps thanks to US division

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by Rachael Jones

Gaming machine maker Aristocrat Leisure (ASX:ALL) report their profit after tax (NPAT) has jumped up 14.8 per cent to $356.5 million $310.5 million in the six months to 31st March 2019.

The figures come on the back of a record profit from its American division and continued growth in its social and online casino games.

Revenue during the period jumped up 29.8 per cent to $2.1 billion, in line with analyst expectations.

Aristocrat lifted its interim dividend by three cents to a fully franked 22 cents.

Aristocrat Leisure (ASX:ALL) trading 8.1 per cent higher at $28.68.