5 Year Summary

Five year financial summary

2016

   £M

2015

£M

2014

£M

2013

£M

2012

£M

Revenue

763.4 735.4 783.2 746.8 651.7
Impairment (187.5) (188.9) (220.0) (198.6) (176.2)
Revenue less impairment
575.9 546.5 563.2 548.2 475.5
Finance costs
(47.1) (41.6) (45.3) (49.0) (41.6)
Operating costs
(130.7) (116.8) (120.0) (112.5) (100.3)
Administrative expenses
(305.5) (272.0) (274.4) (268.6) (238.5)
Profit before tax and exceptional items
92.6 116.1 123.5 118.1 95.1
Exceptional items
- (15.9) (23.3) 12.4 (4.8)
Profit before taxation
92.6 100.2 100.2 130.5 90.3
Tax charge
(25.7) (37.7) (28.4) (34.9) (16.2)
Profit after taxation
66.9 62.5 71.8 95.6 74.1
Earnings per share (p) – (continuing operations)
30.2 27.3 30.2 35.5 27.6
Earnings per share (p) – (including discontinuing operations)
30.2 27.3 30.2 35.5 27.6
Dividend per share (p)
12.4 12.4 12.0 9.3 7.7