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.

Rachael Jones

Finance News Network
Rachael comes to FNN after working for Fairfax Media covering international breaking news, including the global economy and politics. She joined FNN in February 2018. She has reported on Australia’s finance news for various organisations since 2000 and has also interviewed a number of key business players, including Bill Gates. Rachael has also worked across a number of countries, including the UK and the US.