The ASX reporting wrap-up: Charter Hall, Ampol, NIB Holdings

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It is a fresh new week for the ASX reporting season. A handful of big-name companies reported results to the market today. However, these 3 companies experienced significant moves on the back of their earnings.

We’ll quickly unpack today’s results and then wrap things back up for tomorrow:

Those that reported on the ASX today

Charter Hall Group (ASX: CHC)

Shares in Charter Hall Group gained 6.5% after the property fund manager reported its FY21 full-year results. Investors responded with optimism after the group noted an 18.8% increase in its property investment portfolio value.

The takeaway points:

  • Operating earnings of $284.3 million
  • Operating earnings per security (OEPS) post-tax of 61.0 cents per share (cps)
  • Statutory profit of $476.8 million, after tax attributable to shareholders
  • 5% return on contributed equity
  • Declared full year dividend of 37.9 cps

Ampol Ltd (ASX: ALD)

The Ampol share price moved to the downside after reporting on the ASX its full-year results for FY21. Shares in the fuel retailer sank 4.76% lower as shareholders took in the company’s NZ$2 billion proposition to acquire Z Energy.

The takeaway points:

  • Fuels & Infrastructure EBIT up 86% to $208 million
  • Convenience Retail EBIT increased 19.2% to $149 million
  • Corporate costs lifted 12.5% to $18 million
  • Group RCOP EBIT jumped 53.8% to $340 million
  • RCOP net profit after tax up 70.8% to $205 million
  • Fully franked interim dividend of 52 cents per share
  • NZ$2 billion offer to acquire Z Energy

NIB Holdings Limited (ASX: NHF)

The NIB share price plummetted on Monday despite the health insurer reporting a meaningful rise in its full-year earnings for FY21. Shares in the company lost just over 11% after failing to impress the market.

The takeaway points:

  • Total group revenue of $2.6 billion, up 2.9% on the prior corresponding period (FY20 $2.5 billion);
  • Group expense claim of $2 billion, up 2.5% (FY20 $1.95 billion);
  • Group underlying operating profit (UOP) of $204.9 million, up 39.5% (FY20 $146.9 million);
  • Net profit after tax (NPAT) of $160.5 million, up 84.5% (FY20 $87 million); and
  • Fully-franked final dividend of 14 cents per share, up from 4 cents per share.

ASX shares reporting next week

Today could be described as a gradual easing into the new week for ASX reporting. However, tomorrow will be bear witness to far more ASX-listed shares releasing their financial metrics.

Some of the big-name companies set to release their financials tomorrow include Kogan.com Ltd (ASX: KGN), SEEK Limited (ASX: SEK), Boral Ltd (ASX: BLD), Oil Search Limited (ASX: OSH), HUB24 Ltd (ASX: HUB), and Viva Energy Group Ltd (ASX: VEA).

To see the full line-up check out our ASX Reporting Season Calendar.

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