Income Statement: Full Year 2019

For the year ended 31 December 2019

? ? Year ended 31 December 2019 Year ended 31 December 2018
? ? Results before specific adjusting items Specific adjusting items1 Total Results before specific adjusting items Specific adjusting items1 Total
? Note £m £m £m £m £m £m
Revenue 3 1,049.5 - 1,049.5 1,033.9 - 1,033.9
Operating costs before amortisation of intangible assets ? (915.3) - (915.3) (909.1) (9.5) (918.6)

Profit from operations before amortisation of intangible assets

3

134.2

-

134.2

124.8

(9.5)

115.3

Amortisation of intangible assets

?

(8.1)

-

(8.1)

(8.0)

-

(8.0)

Operating profit

3

126.1

-

126.1

116.8

(9.5)

107.3

Finance income ? 1.9 - 1.9 1.3 - 1.3
Finance expense ? (18.8) - (18.8) (14.5) - (14.5)
Net financing costs 5 (16.9) - (16.9) (13.2) - (13.2)
Share of profit of associate (net of income tax) ? 0.5 - 0.5 0.8 - 0.8
Profit before taxation ? 109.7 - 109.7 104.4 (9.5) 94.9
Income tax expense 6 (29.9) - (29.9) (29.0) (1.7) (30.7)
Profit from continuing operations ? 79.8 - 79.8 75.4 (11.2) 64.2
Profit/(loss) from discontinued operations 7 0.7 0.8 1.5 (1.4) (9.3) (10.7)
Profit for the period ? 80.5 0.8 81.3 74.0 (20.5) 53.5

Profit for the period attributable to:

Shareholders of the Company

? 72.3 0.8 73.1 66.8 (20.5) 46.3
Non-controlling interests ? 8.2 - 8.2 7.2 - 7.2
Profit for the period ? 80.5 0.8 81.3 74.0 (20.5) 53.5

Earnings per share

Continuing and discontinued operations

8 ? ? ? ? ? ?
Basic earnings per share ? ? ? 25.7p ? ? 16.2p
Diluted earnings per share ? ? ? 25.5p ? ? 16.1p
Continuing operations ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Basic earnings per share ? ? ? 25.2p ? ? 20.0p
Diluted earnings per share ? ? ? 25.0p ? ? 19.9p
Dividends2 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Interim dividend

- pence

? ? ? 4.00p ? ? 4.00p
- £m ? ? ? 11.4 ? ? 11.4

Proposed final dividend

- pence

? ? ? 7.00p ? ? 7.00p
- £m ? ? ? 20.0 ? ? 20.0

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