Key financial data

Five year financial summary

 

2016
£’000

2015
£’000

2014
£’000

2013
£’000

2012
£’000

Revenue

132,707

114,024

112,011

126,774

87,961

EBITDA (see below)

31,730

29,001

27,009

24,920

16,437

Operating profit

 

 

 

 

 

Adjusted*

22,119

18,977

17,618

14,556

9,202

Reported

20,665

21,166

7,167

7,346

7,014

Profit after tax

 

 

 

 

 

Adjusted*

21,440

18,066

16,701

14,202

8,401

Reported

19,440

20,149

1,996

6,126

6,631

Net cash flow from operations

 

 

 

 

 

Before exceptional cash flows

24,281

22,575

19,614

16,173

4,679

Reported

22,463

20,971

14,861

12,762

4,109

Free cash flow**

 

 

 

 

 

Before exceptional cash flows

4,382

12,114

11,446

5,389

(1,569)

Reported

2,564

10,510

6,693

1,978

(2,139)

Net debt

(39,549)

(23,223)

 (31,251)

(34,351)

 (15,483)

Equity shareholders’ funds

191,287

144,601

119,056

110,498

90,189

Basic EPS – adjusted*

3.17p

2.68p

2.51p

2.09p

1.47p

Basic EPS – unadjusted

2.87p

3.00p

0.25p

0.93p

1.16p

Diluted EPS – adjusted*

3.00p

2.60p

2.42p

2.00p

1.40p

Diluted EPS – unadjusted

2.71p

2.90p

0.24p

0.89p

1.10p

* Free cash flow is defined as net cash flow before acquisitions, contingent deferred consideration (settled through contractual discounts), financing and net interest paid. ** adjusted EPS measures exclude non-cash charges for share based payments, non-cash acquisition related charges and exceptional items.

** Free cash flow is defined as net cash flow before acquisitions, financing and net interest paid.

Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and goodwill amortisation (EBITDA) have been calculated as follows:

 

 

2016
£‘000

2015
£‘000

2014
£‘000

2013
£‘000

2012
£‘000

Profit after tax

19,440

20,149

1,996

6,126

6,631

Tax

(408)

(773)

3,247

   (934)

(503)

Interest

1,633

1,790

1,924

2,154

886

Share based payments

2,042

2,001

1,458

1,415

1,360

Profit & loss on disposal

47

(5,187)

15

-

-

Exceptional items

(1,962)

(211)

7,877

5,065

570

Depreciation

5,561

6,192

6,590

8,503

5,998

Amortisation of intangible assets

5,377

5,040

3,902

2,591

1,495

EBITDA

31,730

29,001

27,009

24,920

16,437

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