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Coca-Cola Amatil's FY profit rises 81%


Coca-Cola Amatil's annual net profit has risen 80.9 per cent to $445.2 million.

Underlying profit and underlying earnings before tax fell 0.4 per cent and 0.7 per cent respectively, but net profit was up on last year's $246.1 million, when the company made a $171.8 million writedown on its SPC fruit canning business.

Coca-Cola Amatil says underlying net profit was broadly in line with guidance and declared a final dividend of 26 cents, 70 per cent franked.