5 Year Review

Group Income Statement
Year ended 31 March
2008
€'m
2009
€'m
2010
€'m
2011
€'m
2012
€'m
 
Revenue 5,532.0 6,400.1 6,725.0 8,680.6 10,690.3
Operating profit before exceptional items and amortisation of intangible assets 167.2 180.4 192.8 229.6 185.0
Exceptional items 39.6 (19.9) (9.8) (12.6) (22.3)
Amortisation of intangible assets (7.9) (5.7) (6.1) (11.0) (11.4)
Operating profit 198.9 154.8 176.9 206.0 151.3
Finance costs (net) (17.8) (17.2) (12.2) (16.2) (17.2)
Share of associates' profit/(loss) after tax 0.6 0.2 0.2 (0.2) (1.1)
Profit before tax 181.7 137.8 164.9 189.6 133.0
Income tax expense (16.5) (20.9) (33.2) (43.8) (29.9)
Minority interests (0.7) (0.6) (0.9) (0.7) (0.6)
Profit attributable to owners of the Parent 164.5 116.3 130.8 145.1 102.5
 
Earnings per share
- basic (cent) 204.28 142.36 158.76 174.48 122.78
- basic adjusted (cent) 165.06 169.13 177.98 203.15 163.51
 
Dividend per share (cent) 56.67 62.34 67.44 74.18 77.89
Dividend cover (times) 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.1
Interest cover (times)* 9.4 8.5 17.7 15.8 10.4
* excludes exceptional items



Group Balance Sheet
As at 31 March
2008
€'m
2009
€'m
2010
€'m
2011
€'m
2012
€'m
 
Non-current and current assets
Property, plant and equipment 337.1 319.3 358.1 395.5 451.1
Intangible assets 416.9 443.2 595.1 636.1 785.2
Investments in associates 4.7 2.2 2.4 2.3 1.2
Cash/derivatives 512.7 555.4 818.2 788.3 768.8
Other assets 1,037.3 891.0 1,169.0 1,291.7 1,778.9
Total assets 2,308.7 2,211.1 2,942.8 3,113.9 3,785.2
 
Equity 742.4 726.2 836.9 931.9 1,014.0
Non-current and current liabilities
Borrowings/derivatives 636.4 646.1 871.7 833.5 937.9
Retirement benefit obligations 21.9 29.5 23.7 19.3 14.7
Other liabilities 908.0 809.3 1,210.5 1,329.2 1,818.6
Total liabilities 1,566.3 1,484.9 2,105.9 2,182.0 2,771.2
Total equity and liabilities 2,308.7 2,211.1 2,942.8 3,113.9 3,785.2
 
Net debt included above (123.7) (90.7) (53.5) (45.2) (128.2)



Group Cash Flow
Year ended 31 March
2008
€'m
2009
€'m
2010
€'m
2011
€'m
2012
€'m
 
Operating cash flow 129.0 304.9 297.8 269.6 277.3
Capital expenditure 87.5 57.0 47.3 83.4 70.2
Acquisitions 176.6 101.7 133.6 78.3 168.1
 
Other Information 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
 
Return on total capital employed (%) 17.5% 17.8% 18.4% 19.9% 14.2%
Working capital (days) 16.4 11.9 4.6 4.9 2.5
Average number of employees 6,638 7,182 7,396 7,925 8,355
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