Aristocrat delivers strong half year growth 2017

Company News

by Jessica Amir

Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX:ALL) has announced its net profit after tax soared 56.9% in the first half of 2017 compared to the prior corresponding period to $249.6 million.

The poker manufacturing giant’s revenue rose to $1.23 million, an increase of 21.6%.

Aristocrat’s EBITDA increased 34% to $498.9 million.

The company declared a dividend of 14.0 cents per share 25% franked for the six months ending 31 March 2017.

Aristocrat says despite a highly competitive market, its stronger results are largely due to its industry leading content, hardware and technology.

Shares in Aristocrat Leisure Limited last traded 3.38% higher to $20.92.

Jessica Amir

Finance News Network
Jessica joined FNN in January 2017 after having worked in financial advising for seven years and in TV journalism for seven years, specialising in finance, equities and analysis. She has interviewed former Prime Ministers of Australia, Tony Abbott, Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd and ex Treasurer Jo Hockey. Jessica has worked as a journalist with Sky News Business, ABC 1, ABC's The Business, ABC24 and has also been a regional Channel 7 and 9 TV reporter with Prime7 and Win News.