5 year summary

2017

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2016

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2015

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2014

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2013
restated
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Revenue 138,282 118,974 107,503 97,267 86,514
Underlying operating profit 12,498 10,034 7,789 6,551 5,585
Non recurring items (541) (4,857) 31,668) (520) (670)
Profit before financing costs 11,957 5,177 (23,879) 6,031 4,915
Net financing charge (1,479) (1,282) (666) (1,260) (1,698)
Profit before tax 10,478 3,895 (24,545) 4,771 3,217
Overseas sales as a percentage of total sales 70.2% 66.7% 68% 69.1% 73.3%
Underlying operating margin 9.0% 8.4% 7.2% 6.7% 6.5%
Net margin 7.6% 3.3% -22.8% 4.9% 3.7%
Tax rate 23.7% 43.8% 7.2% 24.8% 12.7%
Earnings per share Basic 11.5p 3.3p (33.2p) 5.5p 4.3p
Underlying 12.1p 10.1p 7.9p 6.1p 5.2p
Dividend per share 0.00p 2.85p 2.75p 2.65p 2.6p
Non current assets 80,085 66,660 66,065 86,686 87,712
Net current assets excluding cash, bank and finance leases 29,922 20,211 16,705 12,192 8,784
Net debt (26,025) (24,750) (24,518) (17,680) (9,178)
Other non current liabilities (39,719) (29,254) (16,899) (6,642) (22,196)
Total shareholders’ funds 44,263 32,867 41,353 74,556 65,122
Post tax return on shareholders’ funds 18.10% 6.70% -55.10% 4.8% 4.1%
Gearing (excluding net pensions balance) 36.5% 47.7% 48% 23.7% 11.9%
Assets per share 61p 50p 62p 113p 100p
Capital expenditure as a multiple of depreciation 1.8x 2.2x 1.8x 1.9x 2.5x
Average number of employees in year 1,418 1,340 1,172 1,112 1,073
Added value per employee £38,713 £32,772 £35,216 £32,059 £31,515

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