Five Year Summary

  Full year ended 31 Dec 2016
£m
Full year ended 31 Dec 2015
£m
Full year ended 31 Dec 2014
£m
Full year ended 31 Dec 2013
£m
Full year ended 31 Dec 2012
£m
Revenue 2,233.4 1,927.0 1,676.1 1,533.5 1,244.1
Cost of sales (1,784.6) (1,498.6) (1,293.0) (1,159.7) (923.4)
Gross profit (centre contribution) 448.8 428.4 383.1 373.8 320.7
Administration expenses before non-recurring expenses (258.9) (273.6) (270.9) (275.9) (225.7)
Research & development (2.9) (10.3) (8.7) (7.2) (4.5)
Operating profit (before non-recurring items) 187.0 144.5 103.5 90.7 90.5
Non-recurring items (1.0) 15.3
Operating profit (including non-recurring items) 186.0 159.8 103.5 90.7 90.5
Share of post-tax profit/(loss) of joint ventures (0.8) 0.3 0.8 0.1 (0.3)
Profit before financing costs 185.2 160.1 104.3 90.8 90.2
Finance expense (11.6) (15.0) (17.3) (10.5) (5.9)
Finance income 0.1 0.6 0.1 1.2 0.8
Profit before tax for the year 173.7 145.7 87.1 81.5 85.1
Tax (charge)/credit (34.9) (25.8) (17.2) (14.6) (14.2)
Profit after tax for the year 138.8 119.9 69.9 66.9 70.9
           
Attributable to:          
Equity shareholders of the parent 138.8 119.9 69.9 66.9 70.9
Minority interests
  138.8 119.9 69.9 66.9 70.9
Earnings per ordinary share (EPS):          
Basic (p) 14.9p 12.8p 7.4p 7.1p 7.5p
Diluted (p) 14.7p 12.6p 7.2p 7.0p 7.5p
Weighted average number of shares outstanding (‘000s) 929,830 933,458 944,082 943,775 941,922
Balance sheet data (as at 31 December)          
Intangible assets 738.1 666.0 549.9 491.7 363.9
Property, plant and equipment 1,194.4 917.0 718.8 608.7 437.5
Deferred tax assets 29.3 36.4 40.0 33.4 33.9
Trade and other receivables 649.2 644.3 565.2 423.8 333.9
Cash, cash equivalents and liquid investments 50.1 63.9 72.8 84.7 132.3
Total assets 2,661.1 2,327.6 1,946.7 1,642.3 1,301.5
Current liabilities 1,183.1 1,085.7 891.9 758.8 612.5
Non-current liabilities 736.0 658.2 517.4 369.3 161.6
Equity shareholders’ funds 742.0 583.7 537.4 514.2 527.4
Total equity and liabilities 2,661.1 2,327.6 1,946.7 1,642.3 1,301.5