ANZ today announced a Statutory Profit after tax for the FullYear ended 30 September 2017 of $6.41 billion up 12% and a Cash Profit1 of $6.94 billion up 18% on the prior comparable period.
ANZ’s Common EquityTier 1 Capital Ratio was 10.6% up 96 basis points (bps). Return on Equity increased 159 bps to 11.9% with Cash Earnings per Share up 17% to 237.1 cents.
The 2017 result demonstrates the emerging benefits for customers and shareholders arising from ANZ’s strategy to create a simpler, better capitalised and better balanced bank. The Final Dividend is 80 cents per share, fully franked, reflecting a payout ratio of 68% of Cash Profit, moving closer to ANZ’s target fully franked full year payout ratio of 60‐65%.
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