Aristocrat Leisure Limited, the Australian developer of casino slot machines and digital games, has announced its results for the 2021 fiscal year, in which it recorded a profit increase of over 81 percent year-on-year.
The company’s revenue also went up, the recorded revenue for the 2021 fiscal year was 4.74 billion Australian dollars,representing a 14.4 percent increase compared to the previous year.
Aristocrat’s digital division brought in the biggest contribution to the total revenue, generating 2.47 billion Australian dollars in the financial year which ended on 30 September 2021. That figure represents an increase of 4.6 percent compared to FY20.
The Australian company developed seven of the most popular 100 mobile games in the United States market, and continued to rank among the top five mobile games publishers in the Western world.
Aristocrat also managed to generate significant revenue in Australia and New Zealand, bringing in a total of 399.8 million Australian dollars. That number represents an increase of 42.5 percent compared to the previous year, despite the numerous restrictions imposed in the region due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Normalised profit after tax and before amortisation of acquired intangibles for the period came to 864.7 million Australian dollars, representing an increase of 81.4 percent compared to last year. Earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) increased 43.0 percent to 1.54 billion Australian dollars.