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Last A$17.89 AUD
Change Today -0.20 / -1.11%
Volume 3.6M
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Sonic Healthcare Limited, a healthcare company, provides medical diagnostic services, and administrative services and facilities to medical practitioners. It operates through Laboratory, Imaging, and Other segments. The company offers pathology/clinical laboratory services, diagnostic imaging services, and radiology services to physicians, hospitals, community health services, and their collective patients. It also operates a network of primary care medical centers and independent practitioner network, as well as other healthcare businesses. In addition, the company provides occupational and general medicine services, clinical and patient support services, and health assessment services to insurance and corporate industries; infusion and injection-based therapies; and food and water testing service for a range of bacteria, yeast, and moulds in raw materials and finished food products. It has operations in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, and Ireland. The company was formerly known as Sonic Technology Australia Limited and changed its name to Sonic Healthcare Limited in November 1995. The company is based in Macquarie Park, Australia.

30,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 09/24/15

sonic healthcare ltd (SHL) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, E...
Total Annual Compensation: A$2.9M
Chief Financial Officer, Finance Director and...
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.4M
Executive Director, Chairman of Sonic Imaging...
Total Annual Compensation: A$767.7K
Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: A$266.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

sonic healthcare ltd (SHL) Key Developments

Sonic Healthcare Limited Announces Executive Changes

The Board of Sonic Healthcare Limited announced the appointment of Mark Compton AM as the new Chairman of the company's board, following the retirement of Peter Campbell effective from the conclusion of the company's 2015 annual general meeting. Mark joined the company's board as an independent, non-executive director in October 2014. He has extensive senior executive and board experience in healthcare services, and is a strong supporter of company's medical leadership culture and business model. Mark will also join the remuneration and nomination committee. Colin Jackson OAM has also advised his intention to retire from the company board at the conclusion of the 2015 annual general meeting.

Sonic Healthcare Seeks Acquisitions

Sonic Healthcare Limited (ASX:SHL) is looking for acquisitions. The indicative laboratory revenue split among the countries Sonic operates in puts Australia at about 30% of total laboratory business globally, a reduction on previous years. Colin Goldschmidt, Chief Executive of Sonic Healthcare said, "I expect that percentage to keep diminishing, not because our Australian business will diminish but (because) we are going to be growing faster in the other -segments of the global pie likely through acquisitions". "Growth in Britain would come from new contract wins, but in continental Europe and the US his team would continue to hunt for acquisitions."

Sonic Healthcare Limited Reports Earnings Results for the Year Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2016

Sonic Healthcare Limited reported earnings results for the year ended June 30, 2015. For the year, the company reported revenues of AUD 4,201 million against AUD 3,913 million a year ago. EBITDA (before expensing non-recurring costs) was AUD 731 million against AUD 738 million a year ago. Net profit (after expensing non-recurring costs) was AUD 363 million against AUD 385 million a year ago. Net interest-bearing debt was AUD 1,976 million as on June 30, 2015 against AUD 1,739 million as on June 30, 2014. The company expected EBITDA of AUD 815 million - AUD 840 million for the fiscal year 2016 on a Constant Currency basis (applying 2015 average currency exchange rates to translate offshore earnings for 2016), equivalent to AUD 850 million - AUD 875 million at current exchange rates. Net interest expense is expected to increase by 5%-10% from the 2015 level of AUD 52 million on a constant currency basis as a result of the Medisupport acquisition completed in July 2015. Underlying floating interest rates are assumed to remain constant at current levels. The effective tax rate is expected to be approximately 25%. This guidance excludes the impact of any future business acquisitions.


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