Adjusted operating profit, adjusted diluted earnings per share ('EPS') and adjusted free cash flow, which are non-GAAP measures, are stated before Separately Disclosed Items, which are described in note 3 to the financial statements. The statutory equivalent of these adjusted measures are set out on the Financial Highlights page in the financial statements. Reconciliations between statutory and adjusted measures, as well as Return on Invested Capital and cash conversion, are shown in the Financial review on pages 38 to 43 of the financial statements.
Definitions of the above metrics and constant currency are set out on page 30 of the financial statements.
Dividend per share for 2017 is based on the interim dividend paid of 23.5p (2016: 19.4p) plus the proposed final dividend of 47.8p (2016: 43.0p).
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