May 22 (Reuters) - Datatec Ltd:
* Fy group revenue $6.08 billion (fy16: $6.45 billion)
* Fy ebitda $118.9 million (fy16: $162.1 million)
* Fy gross margin 13.7% (fy16: 13.5%)
* Fy underlying* earnings per share 11.0 us cents (fy16: 32.0 us cents)
* Datatec - has been challenged in fy17 by implementation of bpo and sap within westcon-comstor which has had an adverse impact on profitability, working capital and cash generation.
* Group is in final phase of this process and expects an improved performance in financial year ahead.
* Fy profit before tax was $41.7 million (fy16: $88.4 million).
* FY HEPS at 4,293 cents versus 40,016 cents year ago Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 80 6749 1136)