Financial Highlights

Five year financial record
The presentational currency was changed, in 2014, to US dollars and the 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. The Brand Addition business was classified as a discontinued operation in 2011.

  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011

Income Statement

  • 2015 $’000
  • 2014 $’000
  • 2013 $’000
  • 2012 $’000
  • 2011 $’000

Revenue

  • 2015 497,219
  • 2014 415,773
  • 2013 332,936
  • 2012 290,813
  • 2011 254,754

Underlying operating profit

  • 2015 33,519
  • 2014 27,759
  • 2013 19,494
  • 2012 14,506
  • 2011 13,612

Defined benefit pension – administration charge

  • 2015 (394)
  • 2014 (544)
  • 2013 (748)
  • 2012 (694)
  • 2011 -

Share option charges

  • 2015 (304)
  • 2014 (666)
  • 2013 (2,493)
  • 2012 (1,030)
  • 2011 (829)

Goodwill impairment

  • 2015 -
  • 2014 -
  • 2013 -
  • 2012 -
  • 2011 (7,608)

Exceptional items

  • 2015 (858)
  • 2014 (2,407)
  • 2013 (397)
  • 2012 (938)
  • 2011 (3,104)

Operating profit

  • 2015 31,963
  • 2014 24,142
  • 2013 15,856
  • 2012 11,844
  • 2011 2,071

Finance income

  • 2015 37
  • 2014 107
  • 2013 88
  • 2012 315
  • 2011 -

Finance costs

  • 2015 (7)
  • 2014 (7)
  • 2013 (27)
  • 2012 (249)
  • 2011 (565)

Net pension finance charge

  • 2015 (836)
  • 2014 (903)
  • 2013 (1,445)
  • 2012 (1,824)
  • 2011 (932)

Profit before tax

  • 2015 31,157
  • 2014 23,339
  • 2013 14,472
  • 2012 10,086
  • 2011 574

Taxation

  • 2015 (8,462)
  • 2014 (6,982)
  • 2013 (3,857)
  • 2012 (3,253)
  • 2011 (3,128)

Profit/(loss) from continuing operations

  • 2015 22,695
  • 2014 16,357
  • 2013 10,615
  • 2012 6,833
  • 2011 (2,554)

Profit/(loss) from discontinued operations

  • 2015 -
  • 2014 1,381
  • 2013 (4,825)
  • 2012 14,796
  • 2011 6,058

Profit for the period

  • 2015 22,695
  • 2014 17,738
  • 2013 5,790
  • 2012 21,629
  • 2011 3,504

Basic earnings per ordinary share

  • 2015 81.26c
  • 2014 59.73c
  • 2013 40.11c
  • 2012 26.00c
  • 2011 13.60c

Dividend per share – paid and proposed

  • 2015 38.89c
  • 2014 32.41c
  • 2013 27.56c
  • 2012 23.55c
  • 2011 23.26c
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011

Balance sheet

  • 2015 $’000
  • 2014 $’000
  • 2013 $’000
  • 2012 $’000
  • 2011 $’000

Non current assets (excluding deferred tax)

  • 2015 19,365
  • 2014 10,403
  • 2013 10,152
  • 2012 21,472
  • 2011 20,054

Deferred tax assets

  • 2015 4,388
  • 2014 4,794
  • 2013 6,324
  • 2012 10,147
  • 2011 9,503

Net current assets

  • 2015 28,781
  • 2014 23,186
  • 2013 29,850
  • 2012 36,767
  • 2011 20,418

Net assets held for sale

  • 2015 -
  • 2014 -
  • 2013 9,460
  • 2012 -
  • 2011 12,302

Pension liability

  • 2015 (23,114)
  • 2014 (24,015)
  • 2013 (27,398)
  • 2012 (36,985)
  • 2011 (36,594)

Other liabilities

  • 2015 (968)
  • 2014 (298)
  • 2013 (719)
  • 2012 (9,122)
  • 2011 (5,391)

Shareholders’ equity

  • 2015 28,452
  • 2014 14,070
  • 2013 27,669
  • 2012 22,279
  • 2011 20,292

Net cash/(debt)

  • 2015 18,381
  • 2014 18,301
  • 2013 25,990
  • 2012 17,251
  • 2011 8,490