R millions  Reviewed  
6 months to  
31 December  
2018 
 
   Reviewed  
6 months to  
31 December  
2017  
   Audited  
Annual  
30 June  
2018  
  
Continuing operations                   
Revenue  9 782      11 809      21 847     
Continuing operations excluding Middle East  9 716      11 462      21 379     
Middle East  66      347      468     
Profit before interest, depreciation and amortisation  600      589      1 331     
Depreciation  (204)    (218)    (429)   
Amortisation of intangible assets  (20)    (22)    (38)   
Profit before interest and taxation (note 2) 376      349      864     
Continuing operations excluding Middle East  365      416      898     
Middle East  11      (67)    (34)   
Net interest expense  (8)    (17)    (41)   
Profit before taxation  368      332      823     
Taxation  (140)    (126)    (298)   
Profit after taxation  228      206      525     
(Loss)/income from equity accounted investments  (1)    15      21     
Profit from continuing operations  227      221      546     
Loss from discontinued operations (note 3) (39)    (114)    (278)   
Profit for the period  188      107      268     
Attributable to:                   
– Owners of Murray & Roberts Holdings Limited  186      110      267     
– Non-controlling interests  2      (3)    1     
   188      107      268     
Earnings per share from continuing and discontinued operations (cents)                  
– Diluted  46      27      66     
– Basic  47      28      67     
Earnings per share from continuing operations (cents)                  
– Diluted  55      55      134     
– Basic  57      56      137     
Supplementary information                   
Net asset value per share (Rands) 13      14      15     
Dividends per share (cents) —      —      50     
Number of ordinary shares in issue (’000) 444 736      444 736      444 736     
Reconciliation of weighted average number of shares in issue (’000)                  
Weighted average number of ordinary shares in issue  444 736      444 736      444 736     
Less: Weighted average number of shares held by The Murray & Roberts Trust  —      (10)    (5)   
Less: Weighted average number of shares held by the Letsema BBBEE trusts  (31 696)    (31 696)    (31 696)   
Less: Weighted average number of shares held by the subsidiary companies  (15 386)    (15 988)    (14 893)   
Weighted average number of shares used for basic per share calculation  397 654      397 042      398 142     
Add: Dilutive adjustment  8 053      7 026      7 803     
Weighted average number of shares used for diluted per share calculation  405 707      404 068      405 945     
Earnings per share from continuing operations (cents)                  
– Diluted  55      55      134     
– Adjusted diluted earnings per share excluding Middle East  52      72      142     
– Diluted earnings per share contributed by Middle East  3      (17)    (8)   
– Basic  57      56      137     
– Adjusted basic earnings per share excluding Middle East  54      74      145     
– Basic earnings per share contributed by Middle East  3      (18)    (8)   
Headline earnings per share from continuing and discontinued operations (cents) (note 4)                  
– Diluted  45      28      46     
– Basic  46      28      47     
Headline earnings per share from continuing operations (cents) (note 4)                  
– Diluted  54      55      112     
– Adjusted diluted headline earnings per share excluding Middle East  51      72      120     
– Diluted headline earnings per share contributed by Middle East  3      (17)    (8)   
– Basic  56      56      114     
– Adjusted basic headline earnings per share excluding Middle East  53      74      122     
– Basic headline earnings per share contributed by Middle East  3      (18)    (8)