Results 5 year financial summary

5 Year Financial Summary

  2014
(52 weeks)
£m
2015
(52 weeks)
£m
2016
(52 weeks)
£m
2017
(52 weeks)
£m
2018
(52 weeks)
£m
Underlying revenue 787.6 845.5 905.8 992.2 1,140.4
Underlying profit before taxation 82.9 90.9 97.3 100.1 104.0
Non-underlying items (142.1) (59.6) (16.5) 0.2 (49.7)
(Loss)/profit before taxation (59.2) 31.3 80.8 100.3 54.3
Taxation* 8.5 (8.0) (7.8) (15.6) (9.3)
(Loss)/profit after taxation (50.7) 23.3 73.0 84.7 45.0
Net assets 759.0 782.9 752.1 931.4 957.6
(Loss)/earnings per ordinary share (8.9)p 4.1p 12.7p 14.2p 7.1p
Non-underlying item 20.6p 8.7p 1.2p - 6.8p
Underlying earnings per ordinary share 11.7p 12.8p 13.9p 14.2p 13.9p
Dividend per ordinary share 6.7p 7.0p 7.3p 7.5p 7.5p


* Taxation includes the tax on non-underlying items together with non-underlying credits of £3.1 million in 2013, £2.1 million in 2012 and £5 million in 2011 in respect of the changes in corporation tax rate.

We'd like to know more about the pages you visit on our site and show relevant offers based on those pages. If you're happy for us to collect this information please click accept. Our full Privacy Policy can be found here.