Additional information

Six months ended 31 March
Rm (unless otherwise stated) 2022 Unaudited 2021 Unaudited Year ended
30 September
2021 Audited
Net number of ordinary shares in issue (million) 159 161 159
Number of ordinary shares in issue (million) 185 185 185
Less: Empowerment shares (million) (19) (19) (19)
Less: Treasury shares (million) (7) (5) (7)
Capital expenditure 83 90 238
– expansion 74 76 196
– replacement 9 14 42
Capital commitments in respect of property, plant and equipment 35 125 44
– contracted 21 68 33
– authorised not yet contracted 14 57 11
Total cash dividend per share for the period (cents) 75 70 277
Current ratio (:1) 2,0 1,8 1,8
Quick ratio (:1)1 1,3 1,3 1,3
Dividend yield (%)2 6,3 5,2 5,8
Return on capital employed (%)3 12,7 13,0 14,5
1 Calculated as current assets excluding inventory divided by current liabilities.
2 Calculated as the total dividend (2022 interim 75 cents per share and 2021 final 207 cents per share) (March 2021: 2021 interim 70 cents per share and 2020 final 192 cents per share) (September 2021: 2021 interim 70 cents per share and final 207 cents per share) divided by a Reunert share price of 4 498 cents (March 2021: 5 050 cents) (September 2021: 4 751 cents), being the closing market price on 31 March 2022.
  The operating profit used in the calculation of the return on capital employed has been restated. Refer to the consolidated statement of profit or loss for further information. This change was first applied in the 30 September 2021 audited results.

 

March 2021 Return on capital employment as previously reported Return on capital employment as now reported
Return on capital employed (%) 6,3 13,0

Definitions of ratios and other financial terms are consistent with those contained in the 2021 Integrated Report.