Profit & Dividend News: Leighton Holdings (LEI)

Profit & Dividend News: Leighton Holdings (LEI)|ASX LEI StocksLeighton Holdings Ltd (ASX:LEI) offers a variety of project development and contracting services to public and private sector clients in the Asia-Pacific region. Leighton provides design management, civil engineering construction, building, mining, process engineering, telecommunications, waste management and infrastructure operation and maintenance and property development and management. Leighton is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and is a member of the S&P/ASX 200.

Leighton announced a 1H FY12 NPAT of $340 million, a 57% jump on $216.7 million a year earlier.

Revenue jumped 25% to $12.2 billion compared to the same corresponding period in FY11.

LEI said in statement that the group is confident it is positioned in the best possible markets in the world for at lead the foreseeable future.

The company also said it will pay an interim dividend of 60 cents per share.

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