Five Year Review

  2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
£000 £000 £000 £000 £000
Revenue 160,384 142,065 117,588 81,442 60,656
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Reinstatement of inventories and correct provisions 800 1,028
Exceptional restructuring costs (1,236)
Operating Profit 32,963 28,166 22,046 12,064 6,009
Provision for diminution in value of investments (4,896)
Net finance income/(cost) 49 72 113 96 (230)
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Profit before tax 33,012 28,238 17,263 12,160 5,779
Tax (charge)/credit (6,488) (4,934) (4,848) 5,499 4,320
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Profit after Tax 26,524 23,304 12,415 17,659 10,099
Discontinued operations (310) (345) (207) (231) 1,344
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Profit for year attributable to equity holders of the parent company 26,214 22,959 12,208 17,428 11,443
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Total assets 215,742 180,640 168,592 152,577 140,112
Total liabilities (44,371) (27,735) (32,063) (24,486) (28,023)
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Net assets 171,371 152,905 136,529 128,091 112,089
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pence pence pence pence pence
Total dividend per share paid in the year 24.0 14.5 10.0 6.0 2.5
Earnings/ (loss) per share from continuing operations 49.1 43.2 23.2 33.4 19.1
Earnings/ (loss) per share – normalised 48.5 42.6 34.2 17.2 13.7
Net assets per share 317 283 254 241 212
* Normalised earnings per share exclude the impact of exceptional costs