Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd. (00175.HK) said its net profit rose 31 percent to 2.66 billion yuan (US$429.49 million) in 2013 from a year earlier, according to a stock exchange filing Wednesday. Revenue during the period increased 17 percent to 28.7 billion yuan. Basic earnings per share grew 17 percent to 31.74 fen. The board proposed a final dividend of 4.6 HK cents per ordinary share, the filing said. The company’s sales rose 14 percent to 549,468 vehicles last year, of which 22 percent were sold abroad.
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