5 Year Record

  20173
£m
20163
£m
20153
£m
20142
£m
20132
£m
Revenue 461.7 454.5 422.8 513.3 483.7
Underlying operating profit 70.7 70.4 69.1 89.3 61.5
Profit before taxation 58.2 54.9 40.6 59.8 43.7
Underlying earnings per share3 47.1p 48.1p 46.1p 60.7p 38.5p
Dividends per share4 25.0p 25.0p 25.0p 42.3p 42.3p

(1) Not restated to reflect the amendments to IAS 19R Employment benefits
(2) Not restated in respect of discontinued operations
(3) Continuing operations
(4) Includes proposed final dividend which, in accordance with IFRS accounting requirements, has not been accrued
(5) Excludes exceptional item net charges and amortisation of acquired intangible assets (adjustment for amortisation of acquired intangible assets made in 2017 only).