Pdf
NoteUnderlying
results before
exceptional
and
other items
2015
£'000
Exceptional
and
other items1
2015
£'000
Total
2015
£'000
Underlying
results before
exceptional
and
other items
2014
£'000
Exceptional
and
other items1
2014
£'000
Total
2014
£'000
Revenue513,53613,53612,88112,881
Cost of sales(5,963)(5,963)(5,739)(5,739)
Gross profit7,5737,5737,1427,142
Distribution costs(279)(279)(257)(257)
Administrative expenses(4,041)(110)(4,151)(3,823)(119)(3,942)
Research & development expenses(143)(143)(260)(260)
Operating profit/(loss)4, 63,110(110)3,0002,802(119)2,683
Finance income27272727
Finance expense9(17)(17)(38)(38)
Profit/(loss) before tax4, 63,137(127)3,0102,829(157)2,672
Income tax (expense)/credit10(502)26(476)(570)35(535)
Total comprehensive income/(loss) for the year2,635(101)2,5342,259(122)2,137
Earnings per share
Basic1212.6p12.1p10.8p10.3p
Fully diluted1212.5p12.0p10.8p10.2p

Total comprehensive income/(loss)for the year is attributable to the equity holders of the parent.

  1. In order to aid understanding of underlying business performance, the Directors have presented underlying results before the effect of exceptional and other items. These exceptional and other items are analysed in detail in note 4 to these financial statements.