Five-Year Summary

The data shown below is extracted from the published financial statements of the Group.

Revenue

2014 5YR Revenue  

EBITA*

2014 5YR EBITA  
 

*EBITA shown in the graph above is Adjusted Group operating profit which is operating profit before amortisation of acquisition intangibles and other Separately Disclosed Items.

 

Selected historical financial data

The following financial data has been extracted from the published accounts of the group.

  Year
ended
Dec 31
2010
£m
Year
ended
Dec 31
2011
£m
Year
ended
Dec 31
2012
£m
Year
ended
Dec 31
2013
£m
Year
ended
Dec 31
2014
£m
Income
Revenue 1,374.2 1,749.4 2,054.3 2,184.4 2,093.3
EBITA (Before Separately Disclosed Items) 227.5 281.1 335.1 342.6 324.2
EBIT 206.5 234.0 283.3 310.0 276.6
Net interest expense (16.6) (21.0) (26.7) (28.2) (24.4)
Profit before taxation and minority interests 189.9 213.0 256.6 281.8 252.2
Profit for year attributable to equity shareholders 128.6 138.8 173.8 200.5 176.3
Cashflow data
Cash generated from operations 271.4 288.7 333.5 378.6 386.8
Net interest paid (14.5) (20.3) (24.2) (26.9) (26.1)
Dividends to minorities (6.6) (10.4) (12.6) (14.4) (12.8)
Taxation (61.7) (53.4) (72.6) (80.9) (67.4)
Organic capital investment (net of disposals) (65.1) (79.0) (113.8) (140.2) (108.5)
Acquisition of businesses (51.2) (464.1) (40.2) (111.2) (40.5)
Disposals of businesses - - - - -
Equity dividends paid (42.5) (47.2) (57.9) (69.4) (75.5)
Financing 46.7 349.9 (22.1) 19.0 (53.1)
Increase in cash 76.5 (35.8) (10.3) (45.4) 2.9
Balance Sheet
Cash 217.0 181.9 166.5 116.4 119.5
Total assets 1,157.2 1,736.6 1,835.3 1,930.1 2,018.9
Borrowings (386.7) (762.6) (717.2) (734.6) (753.0)
Shareholders' surplus 458.9 522.5 629.6 732.6 780.6
Goodwill written off to reserves 244.1 244.1 244.1 244.1 244.1
Shareholders' surplus before goodwill write-off 703.0 766.6 873.7 976.7 1,024.7

Dividends per share

2014 5YR Div per Share