5 Year Summary

Five year financial summary

2017

   £M

2016

£M

2015

£M

2014

£M

2013

£M

Revenue

825.8 756.8 735.4 783.2 746.8
Impairment (201.1) (184.9) (188.9) (220.0) (198.6)
Revenue less impairment
624.7 571.9 546.5 563.2 548.2
Finance costs
(55.2) (46.8) (41.6) (45.3) (49.0)
Operating costs
(135.2) (129.1) (116.8) (120.0) (112.5)
Administrative expenses
(328.7) (300.0) (272.0) (274.4) (268.6)
Profit before taxation and exceptional items - continuing operations
105.6 96.0 116.1 123.5 118.1
Exceptional items
- - (15.9) (23.3) 12.4
Profit before taxation - continuing operations
105.6 96.0 100.2 100.2 130.5
Pre-exceptional tax charge
(30.6) (24.8) (37.7) (28.4) (34.9)
Profit after pre-exceptional taxation - continuing operations 75.0 71.2 62.5 71.8 95.6
Exceptional tax charge (30.0) - - - -
Profit after taxation - continuing operations
45.0 71.2 62.5 71.8 95.6
Loss after taxation - discontinued operations (8.4) (4.3) - - -
Profit after taxation 36.6 66.9 62.5 71.8 95.6
Earnings per share (p) – (continuing operations)
20.2 32.2 27.3 30.2 35.5
Earnings per share (p) – (including discontinued operations)
16.5 30.2 27.3 30.2 35.5
Dividend per share (p)
12.4 12.4 12.4 12.0 9.3