Historical Records

  2012/13
£m
2011/12
£m
2010/11
£m
2009/10
£m
2008/09
£m
Revenue from continuing operations 952.0 973.1 990.8 795.3 804.4
Operating profit before restructuring costs, gains on disposal of businesses and pension changes 96.0 107.3 112.1 72.7 88.8
Adjusting items (5.1) 16.1 - (1.3) (3.4)
Total operating profit from continuing operations 90.9 123.4 112.1 71.4 85.4
Profit before taxation and accounting for preference shares 74.9 108.9 97.6 57.8 73.5
Preference dividends (3.5) (3.5) (3.5) (3.5) (3.5)
Premium on redemption of preference shares (0.8) (0.8) (0.8) (0.8) (0.9)
Gain on purchase of preference shares - - - - 3.7
Profit before taxation from continuing operations 70.6 104.6 93.3 53.5 72.8
Profit after taxation from continuing operations 49.6 76.9 66.2 37.5 51.7
Profit attributable to ordinary shareholders 49.6 76.9 66.2 37.5 51.7
Dividend per share          
– proposed 10.4p 10.4p 10.4p 9.4p 9.4p
– paid 10.4p 10.4p 9.6p 9.4p 9.4p
Basic earnings per share (pence) 13.6p 21.2p 18.3p 10.4p 14.3p
Adjusting items (pence) 1.2p (3.8)p 0.3p (0.4)p
Adjusted earnings per share (pence) 14.8p 17.4p 18.3p 10.7p 13.9p