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Five-year record

Year ended 31 March

£m 2016
2015
As restated*
2014
As restated*
2013
As restated*
2012
Revenue 1,291.1
1,266.2 1,273.1 1,235.6 1,267.4
Operating profit 40.1
101.2 106.1 92.3 128.1
Pension changes/reorganisation costs (income) 41.9
(16.0) - 7.4 -
Headline operating profit 82.0
85.2 106.1 99.7 128.1
Net financial expense (5.2)
(5.1) (5.0) (5.6) (5.8)
Profit before tax 34.9
96.1 101.1 86.7 122.3
Reorganisation costs and pension changes 41.9
(16.0) - 7.4 -
Headline profit before tax 76.8
80.1 101.1 94.1 122.3
Tax (13.0)
(25.8) (29.6) (27.3) (37.4)
Profit for the year attributable to the equity shareholders 21.9 70.3 71.5 59.4 84.9
Basic earnings per share 5.0p
16.0p 16.3p 13.6p 19.5p
Free cash flow 46.6
49.0 57.7 49.3 52.7
Non-current assets 365.7
378.8 342.7 361.5 349.1
Current assets 536.6
545.0 519.6 498.2 501.9
Current liabilities (240.0)
(290.4) (254.4) (221.4) (225.0)
Non-current liabilities (306.5)
(265.1) (243.6) (258.7) (260.0)
Net assets 355.8
368.3 364.3 379.6 366.0
Number of shares in issue:          
Weighted average (excluding own shares held) 439.3
439.5 439.1 437.8 436.1
Year end 440.8
439.8 439.6 438.1 437.0
Dividend per share (pence) 11.75
11.75 11.75 11.75 11.75
Average number of employees 6,024
6,245 6,212 6,307 6,340
Share price at 31 March (pence) 241.4
241.5 283.0 251.0 247.8

*2015 and 2014 restated for the change in accounting policy relating to the grossing up of multi-currency cash pools; 2013 restated for the changes in IAS 19R Employee Benefits.