Dividend Snapshot

  Payment date Amount per share
Interim 13 Sept 2019 6 pence
Final 10 May 2019 13 pence
  2018
£M
2017
£M
Headline growth CER growth Underlying growth
BUSINESS PERFORMANCE
Sales 4,129 4,513 (9)% (6)% (1)%
Adjusted operating profit 546 576 (5)% (2)% 8%
Adjusted EPS 70.3p 54.1p 30%    
Deferred revenue 912 839 9% 4% 7%
Operating cash flow 513 669 (23)%    
Net debt (143) (432) 67%    
Dividend 18.5p 17p 9%    
STATUTORY P&L
Adjusted operating profit 546 576
     
Amortisation of intagibles (113) (166)      
Other net gains and losses 230 128      
Restructuring cost (102) (79)      
UK Pension GMP equalisation (8) -
     
Impact of US tax reform - (8)      
Operating profit
553 451      
Interest (24) (79)      
Other net finance income/(costs) (31) 49      
Profit before tax 498 421      
Taxation 92 (13)      
Profit after tax 590 408      
Basic EPS 75.6p 49.9p      

2019

Date Event
26 Jul 2019
 
2019 Half year results
0830 UK Webcast and Conference call
26 Apr 2019
Q1 trading update
26 Apr 2019 Annual General Meeting
22 Feb 2019 2018 Full year results
16 Jan 2019 January trading update

2018

2017