Transfield Services (TSE) expects the cost reductions it commenced in fiscal 2013 to contribute to a net profit of between $65 million and $70 million in the year ahead, after swinging to a steep loss on the full-year on impairment charges.
In the year to June 30, Transfield posted a loss of $249.9 million, a 395% on the $84.8 million profit recorded in 2012.
The group said the result was weighed by impairment charges of $295.5 million post-tax and non-controlling interests.
Full-year underlying net profit came in at $62.5 million, at the lower end of its forecast for between $62 million and $65 million.
In the same period revenue was $3.45 billion, a 10% increase on the $3.14 billion recorded in the previous year.
The group declined to pay a final dividend, after paying an unfranked interim dividend of three cents.