5 Year Summary

Year ended: 31 March   2012
(366)
2013
(365)
2014
(365)
2015
(365)
2016
(366) 
Revenue £m 161.51 167.03 183.06 205.60  208.75
Expenses £m 143.65 148.17 162.35 178.51  179.15
EBITA £m 18.50 19.82 21.83 28.78  31.89
EBITDA £m 38.67 40.99 44.34 53.80  59.27
Operating Profit (reported) £m 17.87 18.87 20.71 27.10  29.59
Net interest £m (2.54) (2.46) (1.78) (2.02)  (2.09)
Pre-tax profit £m 15.33 16.40 18.93 25.07  27.5
Tax £m (3.10) (3.35) (3.24) (5.20)  (5.11)
Profit after tax £m 12.23 13.05 15.70 19.87  22.39
Profit for the financial year £m 12.23 13.05 15.70 19.87  22.39
Ordinary dividends £m 4.46 4.44 4.96 5.99  6.57
Per Share Data   2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 
DPS (paid and proposed) p 11.35 12.25 14.00 16.50  18.85
Reported basic EPS p 29.63 33.62 39.78 51.03  57.49
Other Data   2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 
Average Number of employees   1,524 1,575 1,629 1,726  1843
Market cap at B/S date £m 116.4 137.7 254.8 264.6  265.0
Non UK turnover £m 23.9 23.0 24.5 30.1  25.7
Investment Ratios   2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 
Margin pre-amortisation % 11.5 11.9 11.9 14.0  15.3
DPS growth % 5.09 7.93 14.29 17.86  14.24
Dividend cover pre amortisation x 2.71 2.90 3.00 3.30  3.30
Reported EPS growth % 26.52 13.47 18.32 28.28  12.66