Poly Developments and Holdings Group Co. Ltd.'s first-half net profit rose 53.3% year over year on higher contracted sales of properties.
The Chinese developer on Aug. 13 reported a first-half net profit of 9.96 billion yuan, up from 6.49 billion yuan in the prior-year period. EPS rose to 84 fen from 55 fen.
Contracted sales for the six-month period rose 17.3% year over year to 252.62 billion yuan. Total operating income for the period increased 19.5% to 71.12 billion yuan from 59.52 billion yuan in the prior-year period.
As of Aug. 13, US$1 was equivalent to 7.05 Chinese yuan.