Key financial data

Five year financial summary

 

2017 £'000

2016
£’000

2015
£’000

2014
£’000

2013
£’000

Revenue

154,480

132,707

114,024

112,011

126,774

EBITDA (see below)

36,977

31,730

29,001

27,009

24,920

Operating profit

 

 

 

 

 

Adjusted*

26,359

22,119

18,977

17,618

14,556

Reported

17,019

19,826

21,166

7,167

7,346

Profit after tax

 

 

 

 

 

Adjusted*

24,823

20,692

18,066

16,701

14,202

Reported

29,717

18,023

17,847

791

5,156

Net cash flow from operations

 

 

 

 

 

Before adjustments

31,089

24,281

22,575

19,614

16,173

Reported

29,717

22,463

20,971

14,861

12,762

Free cash flow**

 

 

 

 

 

Before exceptional cash flows

(2,945)

4,382

12,114

11,446

5,389

Reported

(4,317)

2,564

10,510

6,693

1,978

Net debt

45,612

(39,549)

(23,223)

 (31,251)

(34,351)

Equity shareholders’ funds

287,584

184,666

142,299

117,851

109,528

Basic EPS – adjusted*

3.59p

3.06p

2.53p

2.32p

1.94p

Basic EPS – unadjusted

2.09p

2.66p

2.65p

0.06p

0.78p

Diluted EPS – adjusted*

3.36p

2.89p

2.45p

2.24p

1.86p

Diluted EPS – unadjusted

1.95p

2.52p

2.56p

0.06p

0.75p

* 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.

Adjusted EBITDA have been calculated as follows:

 

 

2017 £'000

2016
£‘000

2015
£‘000

2014
£‘000

2013
£‘000

Profit after tax

14,485

18,023

17,847

791

5,156

Tax

435

340

248

4,452

36

Interest

2,099

1,463

1,790

1,924

2,154

Share based payments

7,526

2,881

2,001

1,458

1,415

Profit & loss on disposal

22

47

(5,187)

15

-

Exceptional items

385

(1,962)

(211)

7,877

5,065

Depreciation

5,637

5,561

6,192

6,590

8,503

Amortisation of intangible assets

6,388

5,377

5,040

3,902

2,591

EBITDA

36,977

31,730

29,001

27,009

24,920

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