Five-year Summary

2016
(note 1)
£000
2015
(note 1)
£000
2014
(note 1)
£000
2013
(note 1)
£000
2012
(note 1)
£000
Revenue276,910184,825100,01095,04493,477
Operating expenses(239,935)(159,770)(81,217)(76,967)(77,031)
Operating profit before special items36,97525,05518,79318,07716,446
Special items(7,878)(10,106)(559)(692)1,827
Amortisation of acquired intangible assets(13,140)(6,785)(828)(829)(829)
Operating profit15,9578,16417,40616,55617,444
Finance income111322019293
Finance costs(3,328)(2,360)(907)(2,053)(2,952)
Other finance income/(costs)(1,399)(424)(560)(200)302
Profit before tax11,2415,51216,14014,39514,887
Taxation4,727750(2,494)(3,508)(3,001)
Profit for the financial year from continuing operations15,9686,26213,64610,88711,886
Profit for the financial year from discontinued operations(999)(1,314)(678)13,2972,270
Profit for the financial year14,9694,94812,96824,18414,156
 
Basic earnings per share32.7p15.4p41.5p237.9p41.5p
Diluted earnings per share32.3p15.1p40.5p236.8p40.2p
Adjusted basic earnings per share57.6p47.8p48.3p244.5p52.2p
Dividends declared19.3118.11p20.70p19.71p19.1p

Notes:

  1. Results from continuing operations only
  2. Restated (see note 11)

The financial information has been extracted from the audited accounts for 2012 to 2016 inclusive.