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Collins Foods share price up on 17% revenue increase in FY19

The Collins Foods Ltd (ASX: CKF) share price has risen today on the back of the company releasing its FY19 Annual Report to the market this morning. CKF shares closed last week trading at $8.60, but opened this morning at $8.75 and are now trading at $8.80, a rise of 2.44%.

Here is a summary of what Collins reported for FY19:

  • Revenue at $901.2 million – a rise of 16.9% year-on-year (YoY)
  • Underlying EBITDA at $113.7 million – a rise of 20.3% YoY
  • Net profits after tax at $45 million – increase of 15.7% YoY
  • Net operating cashflow at $97.5 million – up 30.9% YoY
  • Total dividend for FY19 at 19.5 cents per share (fully franked) – increase of 14.7% YoY
  • Earnings per share at 33.57 cents – increase of 18.7%

Collins has four primary divisions – KFC Australia, KFC Europe, Sizzler and Taco Bell. Here are each division’s result highlights.

KFC Australia

  • Same-store sales growth of 3.7%
  • Increase of restaurants by 5 to 231
  • revenue growth of 15.8%
  • Underlying EBITDA growth of 20.9%

KFC Europe

  • Same-store sales growth of (-3.7%)
  • Increase of restaurants by 4 to 37
  • Revenue increased 35.2%


  • Australian restaurants decreased by 2, leaving total number of Australian restaurants at 12
  • Sizzler Australia revenue down by 8%
  • Royalty revenue growth of 12.2% for Sizzler Asia
  • Increase of Asian restaurants by 5 to 77
  • Total revenue for Sizzler increased by 4.35%

Taco Bell

  • Plans to add an additional 10 Taco Bell stores to the existing 4 by the end of FY20 (in Australia)

The company’s primary focus remains “driving growth in the core KFC Australia business.” It states that a key priority in FY20 is “the further expansion of the delivery network across Australia, while also continuing to strengthen operational systems and testing new digital initiatives.”

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