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Results

For the year Note 2019
HK$M
2018
HK$M
Change
in %
Revenue 14,222 14,719 -3%
Profit attributable to the Company’s shareholders  
Underlying (a), (b) 24,130 10,148 +138%
Recurring underlying (b) 7,633 7,521 +1%
Reported 13,423 28,666 -53%
Cash generated from operations 5,499 11,619 -53%
Net cash inflow before financing 20,217 10,144 +99%

HK$

HK$
Earnings per share  
Underlying (c) 4.12 1.74 +138%
Recurring underlying (c) 1.30 1.29 +1%
Reported (c) 2.29 4.90 -53%
Dividends per share  
First interim 0.29 0.27 +7%
Second interim 0.59 0.57 +4%

Financial Position

Financial Position
At 31st December
Note 2019
HK$M
2018
HK$M
Change
in %
Total equity (including non-controlling interests) 288,911 281,291 +3%
Net debt 15,292 29,905 -49%
Gearing ratio (a) 5.3% 10.6% -5.3%pt.

HK$

HK$
Equity attributable to the Company's shareholders per share (a) 49.05 47.74 +3%
(a) Refer to glossary on page 195 for definition.
(b) A reconciliation between reported profit and underlying profit attributable to the Company's shareholders is provided on page 21.
(c) Refer to note 14 in the financial statements for the weighted average number of shares.

Underlying profit / (loss) by segment

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