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1 [For immediate release] PLAYMATES TOYS ANNOUNCED 2014 INTERIM RESULTS * * * Highlights For the six months ended 30 June 2014 HK$’000 2013HK$’000Revenue 835,235 596,185Gross profit 517,501 373,438Operating profit 266,882 200,036Profit before income tax 263,914 195,647Income tax (expense)/credit (88,410) 15,364Profit attributable to equity holders of the Company175,504 211,011 HK cents HK centsEarnings per share - Basic 14.93 18.24- Diluted 14.59 18.02Interim dividend per share 5.00 nil  Turnover growth due to initial shipment of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (“TMNT”) movie toys, expanded product line and distribution territories  TMNT toys continued to perform well at retail driven by sustained popularity of the TV show  Nickelodeon confirmed plans for Season 4 of the TMNT TV show, expected to debut Fall 2015  TMNT movie released in early August and ranked number one in gross box office receipts in its opening weekend in the US; Paramount announced sequel for 2016  Sales of TMNT p...