10 Year Trading History

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2017

2016

2015

       
Revenue 642  590 546
       
Cost of sales (358)  (328) (297)
Gross profit 284  262 249
       
Overheads (198)  (168) (145)
Operating profit 86  94 104
Adjusted* operating profit 130  121 125
Amortisation of acquired intangible assets (27)  (27) (21)
Disposal of property - -
Operating profit 86  94 104
       
Net interest (5)  (3) (2)
Profit before taxation 81  91 102
Tax expense (25)  (24) (27)
Profit for the year 56  67 75
       
Dividends paid 45  44 44
       
Basic EPS 6.4p  7.7p 8.6p
Adjusted* EPS 10.6p  10.0p 10.4p
Diluted EPS 6.4p  7.7p 8.6p
       

 

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2014

2013

2012

       
Revenue 595 578 512
       
Cost of sales (310) (304) (272)
Gross profit 285 274 240
       
Overheads (143) (135) (115)
Operating profit 142 139 125
Adjusted* operating profit 157 151 132
Amortisation of acquired intangible assets (15) (12) (7)
Disposal of property - - -
Operating profit 142 139 125
       
Net interest (1) (1) 0
Profit before taxation 141 138 125
Tax expense (38) (38) (35)
Profit for the year 103 100 90
       
Dividends paid 43 39 34
       
Basic EPS 119.0p 114.8p 103.1p
Adjusted* EPS 131.6p 124.9p 109.3p
Diluted EPS 118.5p 114.3p 102.6p
       

 

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2011 

2010

2009

       
Revenue 448  381 354
       
Cost of sales (236)  (200) (188)
Gross profit 211  181 166
       
Overheads (99)  (83) (74)
Operating profit 112  98 92
Adjusted* operating profit 116  99 92
Amortisation of acquired intangible assets (4)  (1) (1)
Disposal of property - 1
Operating profit 112  98 92
       
Net interest 0 (1)
Profit before taxation 113  98 91
Tax expense (33)  (28) (27)
Profit for the year 80  70 64
       
Dividends paid 50  36 24
       
Basic EPS 93.0p  80.5p 74.2p
Adjusted* EPS 96.2p  81.9p 74.7p
Diluted EPS 92.6p  80.2p 73.9p
       

 

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2008 

 

 

       
Revenue 320     
       
Cost of sales (176)     
Gross profit 144     
       
Overheads (69)     
Operating profit 75     
Adjusted* operating profit 76     
Amortisation of acquired intangible assets (1)     
Disposal of property    
Operating profit 75     
       
Net interest    
Profit before taxation 76     
Tax expense (22)     
Profit for the year 54     
       
Dividends paid 30     
       
Basic EPS 62.0p     
Adjusted* EPS 62.9p     
Diluted EPS 61.6p     
       

* Adjusted is before amortisation of acquired intangible assets and the disposal of property.