Key Financial Highlights

Key financial highlights as at 31 March 2017.

PROFIT AND LOSS   H1 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Revenue £m 13.9 21.1 19.7 20.4 18.5 18.6 20.9
Other operating costs £m 10.8 16.9 16.6 15.1 14.2 14.0 14.7
Operating earnings1 £m 3.1 4.2 3.1 5.3 4.3 4.6 6.2
Profit before tax £m 2.4 5.2 5.1 3.5 3.4 (4.7) 1.7
Tax £m 0.1 (1.0) (1.5) (0.3) (0.4) (0.1) (0.7)
Profit after tax £m 2.5 4.2 3.6 3.2 3.0 (4.6) 1.1
PER SHARE DATA   H1 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
DPS p 0.70 2.10 2.10 1.40 0.90 0.75 0.70
Diluted EPS1 p 2.11 3.62 3.13 2.79 2.77 2.64 3.74
Ordinary shares in issue - diluted m 113.0 114.4 115.9 127.7 117.5 124.3 127.4
OTHER DATA   H1 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Number of employees (ave) No. 73 69 63 56 56 55 48
Share price (Period end) p 79.5 48.8 48.0 48.8 36.5 38.0 45.5
Market Cap £m 101.5 62.3 61.3 62.3 46.6 48.5 57.9
OTHER DATA   H1 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
EBIT margin % 22.3 20.0 15.8 26.1 23.5 24.4 29.8
DPS growth % 40.02 31.0 50.0 55.6 20.0 7.1 16.7
Dividend cover x 3.1 1.8 1.5 2.0 3.1 3.5 5.3
Diluted EPS growth1 % (7.0)3 16.0 13.41 0.7 4.9 -29.4 7.2

12014-2011 is Diluted adjusted EPS

2Increase in interim dividend

3Compared to H2 2016