Financial Highlights

Five year financial record
In 2014 the presentational currency was changed to US dollars and prior periods have been restated. The SPS business was classified as a discontinued operation in 2013 and the 2012 comparatives have been restated. In addition, 2012 has also been restated for amendments to IAS 19 and to include income from delivery receipts and other activities in revenue.

  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012

Income Statement

  • 2016 $’000
  • 2015 $’000
  • 2014 $’000
  • 2013 $’000
  • 2012 $’000

Revenue

  • 2016 558,223
  • 2015 497,219
  • 2014 415,773
  • 2013 332,936
  • 2012 290,813

Underlying operating profit

  • 2016 38,377
  • 2015 33,519
  • 2014 27,759
  • 2013 19,494
  • 2012 14,506

Defined benefit pension – administration charge

  • 2016 (311)
  • 2015 (394)
  • 2014 (544)
  • 2013 (748)
  • 2012 (694)

Share option charges

  • 2016 (430)
  • 2015 (304)
  • 2014 (666)
  • 2013 (2,493)
  • 2012 (1,030)

Exceptional items

  • 2016 (2,940)
  • 2015 (858)
  • 2014 (2,407)
  • 2013 (397)
  • 2012 (938)

Operating profit

  • 2016 34,696
  • 2015 31,963
  • 2014 24,142
  • 2013 15,856
  • 2012 11,844

Finance income

  • 2016 22
  • 2015 37
  • 2014 107
  • 2013 88
  • 2012 315

Finance costs

  • 2016 (46)
  • 2015 (7)
  • 2014 (7)
  • 2013 (27)
  • 2012 (249)

Net pension finance charge

  • 2016 (521)
  • 2015 (836)
  • 2014 (903)
  • 2013 (1,445)
  • 2012 (1,824)

Profit before tax

  • 2016 34,151
  • 2015 31,157
  • 2014 23,339
  • 2013 14,472
  • 2012 10,086

Taxation

  • 2016 (9,672)
  • 2015 (8,462)
  • 2014 (6,982)
  • 2013 (3,857)
  • 2012 (3,253)

Profit/(loss) from continuing operations

  • 2016 24,479
  • 2015 22,695
  • 2014 16,357
  • 2013 10,615
  • 2012 6,833

Profit/(loss) from discontinued operations

  • 2016 -
  • 2015 -
  • 2014 1,381
  • 2013 (4,825)
  • 2012 14,796

Profit for the period

  • 2016 24,479
  • 2015 22,695
  • 2014 17,738
  • 2013 5,790
  • 2012 21,629

Basic earnings per ordinary share

  • 2016 87.27c
  • 2015 81.26c
  • 2014 59.73c
  • 2013 40.11c
  • 2012 26.00c

Dividend per share – paid and proposed

  • 2016 52.50c
  • 2015 38.89c
  • 2014 32.41c
  • 2013 27.56c
  • 2012 23.55c
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012

Balance sheet

  • 2016 $’000
  • 2015 $’000
  • 2014 $’000
  • 2013 $’000
  • 2012 $’000

Non current assets (excluding deferred tax)

  • 2016 20,020
  • 2015 19,365
  • 2014 10,403
  • 2013 10,152
  • 2012 21,472

Deferred tax assets

  • 2016 5,030
  • 2015 4,388
  • 2014 4,794
  • 2013 6,324
  • 2012 10,147

Net current assets

  • 2016 25,299
  • 2015 28,781
  • 2014 23,186
  • 2013 29,850
  • 2012 36,767

Net assets held for sale

  • 2016 -
  • 2015 -
  • 2014 -
  • 2013 9,460
  • 2012 -

Pension liability

  • 2016 (19,290)
  • 2015 (23,114)
  • 2014 (24,015)
  • 2013 (27,398)
  • 2012 (36,985)

Other liabilities

  • 2016 (1,734)
  • 2015 (968)
  • 2014 (298)
  • 2013 (719)
  • 2012 (9,122)

Shareholders’ equity

  • 2016 29,325
  • 2015 28,452
  • 2014 14,070
  • 2013 27,669
  • 2012 22,279

Net cash/(debt)

  • 2016 21,683
  • 2015 18,381
  • 2014 18,301
  • 2013 25,990
  • 2012 17,251