Group Income Statement

Year ended 31 March 2012
£'m
2013
£'m
2014
£'m
2015
£'m
2016
£'m
           
Revenue 9,266.5 10,552.4 11,210.8 10,749.4 10,601.1
           
Operating profit before exceptional items and amortisation of intangible assets 159.5 185.5 207.3 228.2 300.5
Exceptional items (19.4) (23.4) (13.3) (8.7) (14.6)
Amortisation of intangible assets (9.9) (14.4) (20.4) (25.4) (31.6)
Operating profit 130.2 147.7 173.6 194.1 254.3
Finance costs (net) (14.9) (15.4) (23.5) (31.3) (38.4)
Share of equity accounted investments 0.0 0.5 0.9 0.5 0.5
Profit before tax 115.3 132.8 151.0 163.3 216.4
Income tax expense (25.8) (26.2) (27.1) (18.9) (35.4)
Non-controlling interests (0.6) (0.3) (2.7) 0.0 (3.0)
Profit attributable to owners of the Parent 88.9 106.3 121.2 144.4 178.0
           
Earnings per share          
- basic (pence) 106.62p 127.17p 144.70p 171.97p 202.64p
- basic adjusted (pence) 141.99p 171.20p 191.20p 209.19p 257.14p
           
Dividend per share (pence) 67.64p 69.86p 76.85p 84.54p 97.22p
           
Dividend cover (times) 2.1 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6
           
Interest cover (times)* 10.3 13.2 9.7 7.8 10.4

* excludes exceptional items

The Group financial summary for 2012 to 2016 has been restated for the impact of IFRS 11 Joint Arrangements.

Group Income Statement is available in Excel format here

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