The ASX reporting wrap-up: WiseTech, Bravura, Seven Group

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Another day of reporting on the ASX has drawn to a close. That means it is time for us to summarise some of the big-name results you might have missed on the ASX today.

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

Those that reported on the ASX today

WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC)

Shares in WiseTech had an eventful day after the logistics software company reported its FY21 full-year results. A blockbuster result pushed the share price to an all-time high of $57.31 before entering a trading halt following an ASX price query. After resuming trade, the share price lost its momentum to settle the day up 26% to $45.60.

The takeaway points:

Bravura Solutions Ltd (ASX: BVS)

The Bravura share price suffered a dramatic fall following its reporting of full-year results for FY21. Shares in the financial software solutions provider sank 15.96% lower after reporting a reduction in revenue and earnings.

The takeaway points:

  • $243 million of revenue –11% less than that of FY20
  • Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, amortisation (EBIDTA) down 15% to $49.3 million
  • Operating cash flow of $52.7 million
  • Net profit after tax of $34.6 million – down 14% on that of FY20
  • 6-cent per share final dividend (unfranked)

Seven Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: SVW)

Lastly, the Seven Group share price stumbled on the ASX today despite reporting a reasonable performance in its FY21 result. The news of Kerry Stokes retiring after the annual general meeting in November may have influenced the 7.56% fall in shares on Wednesday.

The takeaway points:

  • $4.8 billion on trading revenue – 6.1% more than that of FY20
  • Underlying earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of $792.1 million, up 7.3%
  • Operating cash flow of $622.4 million, up 15.6%
  • Fully franked final dividend of 23 cents per share (10% more than FY20). That brings the company’s full year dividends to 46 cents

ASX shares reporting next week

It was another busy day on the ASX for reporting. However, tomorrow can lay claim to its own set of exciting companies that are slated to release full-year results.

Some of the big-name companies set to release their financials tomorrow include The A2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M), Appen Ltd (ASX: APX), Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT), Ramsay Health Care Limited (ASX: RHC), Woolworths Group Ltd (ASX: WOW), and Tyro Payments Ltd (ASX: TYR).

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

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Motley Fool contributor Mitchell Lawler has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of and has recommended Bravura Solutions Ltd and WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Bravura Solutions Ltd and WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

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