Aristocrat Leisure’s (ASX:ALL) shares tumble post FY22 result announcement

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Highlights

  • In its FY22 financial report shared on 16 November, Aristocrat has posted a 27% growth in net profit, which stood at around AU$1.1 billion.
  • The company marked a strong cash flow generation and balance sheet with liquidity of around AU$3.8 billion.
  • The company's shares traded around 6% down yesterday whereas, today they were spotted trading 0.083% lower, at AU$35.950 apiece, at 10:51 AM AEDT (17 November 2022).

Consumer services firm Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX:ALL), on 16 November 2022, announced its financial results for the year ended on 30 September 2022. As per the company, it registered ‘high-quality’ results for the period.

The company churned out a profit of AU$1,099.3 million, a rise of 27% compared with the previous corresponding period.

Meanwhile, the shares of the company traded almost 6% lower yesterday. However, today they were marginally down at AU$35.950 apiece, at 10:51 AM AEDT on the ASX.

Key highlights from the FY22 results 

  • Aristocrat posted a rise in revenues of almost 18% year on year.
  • The company marked an annual profit of AU$1.1 billion, surpassing the 2019 financial year performance by almost 23%.
  • The group revenue witnessed a gain of 17.7%, growing to AU$5.6 billion, on a reported basis.
  • The company reported an EBITDA of AU$1,850.9 million, up 20% on a reported basis.
  • Aristocrat group’s net cash position stood at AU$564 million and liquidity at AU$3.8 billion on 30 September 2022.
  • The company announced a final fully franked dividend of 26.0 cents per share (cps) (AU$171.5 million) for the period ended 30 September 2022, taking the full-year fully franked dividends to 52.0 cps (AU$345.3 million).

Aristocrat’s outlook for FY2023

The consumer services firm shared its outlook for the next financial year:

  • The net profit for the year to 30 September 2023 is likely to reflect strong revenue and profit growth from Aristocrat Gaming. This will be supported by recurring revenue drivers in Gaming Operations, as per Aristocrat.
  • The company expects lower growth in bookings and profit from Pixel United, compared with recent years.
  • Aristocrat foresees more investment in Anaxi.


 


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