Highlights

EBITDA excluding special items
US$118 million
Q3 2018 US$155 million

EPS excluding special items
4 US cents
(Q3 2018 10 US cents)

Profit for the period
US$8 million
(Q3 2018 US$51 million)

Net debt
US$1,728 million
(Q3 2018 US$1,603 million)


    Quarter ended     Nine months ended    
  Jun 2019         Jun 2018  Mar 2019     Jun 2019         Jun 2018    
Key figures: (US$ million)                       
Sales 1,371     1,445 1,503   4,292     4,271   
Operating profit excluding special items(1) 48     85 117   293     332  
Special items – loss (gain)(2) 2     1   7     (22)  
EBITDA excluding special items(1) 118     155 187   502     538  
Profit for the period 8     51 72   161     216  
Basic earnings per share (US cents) 1     9 13   30     40  
EPS excluding special items (US cents)(3) 4     10 13   33     41  
Net debt(3) 1,728     1,603 1,680   1,728     1,603  
Key ratios: (%)                      
Operating profit excluding special items to sales 3.5     5.9 7.8   6.8     7.8  
Operating profit excluding special items to capital employed (ROCE)(3) 5.2     9.7 13.1   10.7     13.6  
EBITDA excluding special items to sales 8.6     10.7 12.4   11.7     12.6  
Net debt to EBITDA excluding special items 2.4     2.1 2.2   2.4     2.1  
Interest cover(3) 9.6     11.0 10.5   9.6     11.0  
Net asset value per share (US cents)(3) 375     342 366   375     342  
(1) Refer to note 2 to the group results for the reconciliation of EBITDA excluding special items and operating profit excluding special items to segment operating profit, and profit for the period.
(2) Refer to note 2 to the group results for details on special items.
(3) Refer to supplemental information for the definition of the term.