5 year financial summary

  2015
(52 weeks)
£m
2016
(52 weeks)
£m
2017
(52 weeks)
£m
2018
(52 weeks)
£m
2019
(52 weeks)
£m
Underlying revenue 845.5 905.8 992.2 1,140.4 1,173.5
Underlying profit before taxation 90.9 97.3 100.1 104.0 101.0
Non-underlying items (59.6) (16.5) 0.2 (49.7) (121.0)
(Loss)/profit before taxation 31.3 80.8 100.3 54.3 (20.0)
Taxation* (8.0) (7.8) (15.6) (9.3) 2.0
(Loss)/profit after taxation 23.3 73.0 84.7 45.0 (18.0)
Net assets 782.9 752.1 931.4 957.6 811.1
(Loss)/earnings per ordinary share 4.1p 12.7p 14.2p 7.1p (2.8)p
Non-underlying item 8.7p 1.2p - 6.8p 16.3p
Underlying earnings per ordinary share 12.8p 13.9p 14.2p 13.9p 13.5p
Dividend per ordinary share 7.0p 7.3p 7.5p 7.5p 7.5p


* Taxation includes the tax on non-underlying items together with a non-underlying credit of £2.4 million in 2016 in respect of the change in corporation tax rate and a non-underlying credit of £4.1 million in 2016 in respect of the additional tax relief claimed for previous periods following the agreement of the tax treatment of certain items with HM Revenue & Customs.

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