2018 Results

2018 Half Year Results

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (the Group) announced its results for the half year ended 31 December 2017 on Wednesday, 7 February 2018.

On a ‘continuing operations1’ basis, the Group’s statutory net profit after tax (NPAT) for the half year ended 31 December 2017 was $4,895 million, which represents a 1 percent increase on the prior comparative period. Cash NPAT was $4,735 million, a decrease of 2 percent. Return on equity (cash basis) was 14.5 percent.

The Board determined an interim dividend of $2.00 per share, a 1 cent increase on the 2017 interim dividend.

The interim dividend, which will be fully franked, will be paid on 28 March 2018 with the ex-dividend date being 14 February 2018.

 

1. Unless otherwise stated, the financial results are presented on a ‘continuing operations’ basis, excluding the life insurance businesses in Australia and New Zealand being sold to AIA Group Limited (‘discontinued operations’).

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