Financial Highlights

Summary 5 Year Record

Income Statement

  2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
£’000 £’000 £’000 £’000 £’000

Revenue by business segment

Housing 753,230 766,121 787,530 735,129 714,733
Care 116.613 134,063 152,570 146,010 124,007
Continuing activities 869,843 900,184 940,100 881,139 838,740
Discontinued activities
Total sales revenue 869,843 900,184 940,100 881,139 834,740
Gross profit 207,018 223,702 224,894 232,132 225,041
Operating profit before acquisition intangible amortisation and exceptional costs 40,841 39,151 41,850 38,662 42,995
Exceptional items
Operating profit 30,750 28,513 31,160 27,825 30,667
Profit for the year before tax 28,431 26,484 29,372 25,920 29,677
PBT before acquisition intangible amortisation and exceptional costs 38,522 37,122 40,062 36,757 42,005

Earnings per share

Basic 23.05p 20.28p 23.54p 20.31p 25.03p
Diluted 22.91p 20.10p 23.41p 20.10p 24.65p
Normalised 29.06p 28.05p 30.36p 27.94p 32.20p
Dividends per share 12.40p 12.00p 11.70p 11.00p 10.00p

Balance Sheet

Non-current assets 276,467 264,567 262,263 258,201 268,818
Current assets 248,872 211,439 222,158 237,767 217,718
Current liabilities (217,274) (198,678) (194,567) (219,882) (190,040)
Non-current liabilities (97,785) (67,738) (91,180) (84,458) (102,034)
Total equity 210,280 209,590 198,674 191,628 194,462
Cash and cash equivalents, end of year (65,904) (25,789) (12,374) 822 3,834