Baby Bunting’s new stores bolster NPAT & EBIT

Company News

by Jessica Amir

Baby Bunting (ASX:BBN) has reported its statutory net profit after tax (NPAT) attributable to shareholders rose 47 per cent to $12.2 million for the financial year ending 25 June 2017.

The baby retailer says 2017 was a stellar year thanks to its increased footprint, with 6 new stores expanding its network, which also increased its sales.

The firm announced its revenue from ordinary activities rose 17.4 per cent on the year to $278 million for the full year.

Baby Bunting’s EBIT advanced by 40.6 per cent, to $22.1 million.

The company also declared a final 2017 dividend of 4.3 cent per share, fully franked, payable on 15 September 2017.

Shares in Baby Bunting (ASX:BBN) last traded 0.51 per cent lower to $1.95.

Jessica Amir

Finance News Network
Jessica joined FNN in January 2017 with a passion for equities and funds management. As Head of News, she has been a broadcast journalist for over seven years, specialising in finance. She was a journalist with Sky News Business, ABC 1, ABC's The Business and ABC24. She’s also worked as a TV reporter for Prime 7 and WIN News. Jessica has worked as a financial planner and real estate agent.