The Year-round Result Turned from Loss to Profit and Earned HK$2.3 Billion Which Is
Better Than Expected: Cathay Pacific recently reported its result. In 2018, it recorded a
profit of HK$2.345 billion, compared with a loss of HK$1.259 billion in previous years,
equivalent to a profit of about HK$0.596 per share, which was better than expected. The
proposed second interim dividend is HK$0.2 per share and the total annual dividend is
HK$0.3, a five-fold increase with a 50% dividend rate.