Computation of earnings per share

  for the period ended
  31 December   30 June  
  2011   2011  
R million   Unaudited   Audited  
Earnings and headline earnings per share      
Earnings attributable to equity holders   934   570  
Headline earnings attributable to equity holders   917   525  
Number of shares in issue (millions)  1 486   1 486  
Weighted average number of shares in issue (millions)  1 481   493  
Earnings per share (cents)  63,0   115,6  
Diluted earnings per share (cents)*   62,9   114,2  
Headline earnings per share (cents)  61,9   106,4  
Diluted headline earnings per share (cents)*   61,8   105,0  
Normalised earnings per share**      
Normalised earnings attributable to equity holders   1 027   633  
Weighted average number of shares in issue (millions)  1 486   495  
Normalised earnings per share (cents)  69,1   127,8  
Diluted normalised earnings per share (cents)*   68,6   125,0  
Dividend per share (cents)     
Interim   30,0   22,8  
Final   –   33,7  
Total   30,0   56,5  
Dividend cover (relative to headline earnings)  2,1   1,9  
Dividend cover (relative to normalised earnings)**   2,3   2,3  
   
* The diluted earnings calculations give cognisance to the adjustments made by Discovery and MMI in similar calculations, as well as group treasury shares.
* * Unaudited.