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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 58 for definition.
(b) A reconciliation between reported profit and underlying profit attributable to the Company's shareholders is provided on page 6.
(c) Refer to note 9 in the financial statements for the weighted average number of shares.

Underlying profit / (loss) by segment

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