Statement of comprehensive income 

    Unaudited   Audited  
    Six months ended   Year to  
    Aug 2011  
Rm  
  Growth  
%  
Aug 2010  
Rm  
  Feb 2011  
Rm  
Continuing operations                
Revenue (note 3   27 213.1       25 347.9     52 216.7  
Turnover     27 082.8     7.4   25 208.4     51 945.8  
Cost of merchandise sold     (22 282.4)      (20 716.5)    (42 859.6) 
Gross profit     4 800.4       4 491.9     9 086.2  
Other trading income     116.8       117.6     231.4  
Trading expenses     (4 421.1)      (3 889.2)    (7 899.9) 
Loss on sale of property, equipment and vehicles     (3.9)      —     —  
Trading profit     492.2       720.3     1 417.7  
Interest received     13.5       21.9     39.5  
Interest paid     (71.8)      (60.1)    (111.0) 
Gain on recognition of investment in associate     —       —     7.5  
Share of associate's (loss)/income     (2.0)      —     2.4  
Profit before tax     431.9       682.1     1 356.1  
Tax     (174.5)      (253.8)    (447.8) 
Profit for the period from continuing operations     257.4       428.3     908.3  
Loss from discontinued operation (note 5   (65.8)      (74.0)    (123.4) 
Profit for the period     191.6       354.3     784.9  
Other comprehensive income                
Exchange rate differences on translating foreign operations     48.1       (58.5)    50.1  
Net loss on hedge of net investment in foreign operation     (49.9)      —     (52.2) 
Retirement benefit actuarial profit/(loss)    4.5       (4.8)    (12.5) 
Total comprehensive income for the period     194.3       291.0     770.3  
EBITDA     882.4     (17.8)  1 074.0     2 160.9  
Gross profit margin (%)    17.7       17.8     17.5  
Trading profit margin (%)    1.8       2.9     2.7  
Earnings per share – cents                
Basic     40.14       74.58     164.99  
Continuing operations     53.92       90.17     190.92  
Discontinued operation     (13.78)      (15.59)    (25.93) 
Diluted     39.62       73.04     162.20  
Continuing operations     53.23       88.30     187.68  
Discontinued operation     (13.61)      (15.26)    (25.48) 
Headline earnings reconciliation                
Profit for the period     191.6       354.3     784.9  
Headline adjustments (net of tax):                
Loss on sale of property, equipment and vehicles     3.9       —     —  
Loss on sale of equipment and vehicles – discontinued operation     0.8       3.4     7.0  
Gain on recognition of investment in associate     —       —     (7.5) 
Headline earnings     196.3       357.7     784.4  
Continuing operations     261.3     (39.0)  428.3     900.8  
Discontinued operation     (65.0)      (70.6)    (116.4) 
Headline earnings per share - cents     41.11       75.31     164.90  
Continuing operations     54.73     (39.3)  90.17     189.35  
Discontinued operation     (13.62)      (14.86)    (24.45) 
Diluted headline earnings per share – cents     40.59       73.74     162.10  
Continuing operations     54.03     (38.8)  88.30     186.14  
Discontinued operation     (13.44)      (14.56)    (24.04) 
Interim dividend – No. 87 payable     22.50     (39.2)  37.00