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Summary Financial Information

Continuing operations 2016
£m
2015
£m
2014
£m
2013
£m
2012
£m
Revenue 477.1  377.3 403.1 472.3 740.3
Underlying operating profit * 48.5  34.4 46.7 56.3 88.3
Underlying profit before tax * 34.0  19.8 28.1 36.5 70.1
Operating profit/(loss) 26.2  5.5 25.4 (46.7) 37.0
Profit/(loss) before tax 8.0  (9.1) (5.2) (66.5) 18.8
Underlying basic earnings per ordinary share*  10.3p  7.1p 10.2p 13.6p 24.9p
Underlying diluted earnings per share *  10.1p  7.0p 10.0p 13.4p 24.6p
Basic earnings/(loss) per ordinary share  2.5p  (2.4p) (0.6p) (25.2p) 6.0p
Diluted earnings/(loss) per ordinary share  2.4p  (2.4p) (0.6p) (25.2p) 5.9p
Dividend per ordinary share  1.3p  2.1p 3.6p 6.3p 8.3p
Net debt (£m) 87.6  154.3 135.6 248.7 244.8
Shareholders’ funds (£m) 413.4  290.6 300.3 383.8 433.5

* Before costs relating to acquisitions and disposals, business restructuring and incident costs, profit/loss on disposal of businesses, items deemed to be of an exceptional nature, impairment of goodwill and acquired intangibles, impairment of assets held for sale, amortisation of acquired intangibles and gains/losses on the movement in fair value of derivative financial instruments.

† Comparitive figures per share in the years 2012 to 2015 have been adjusted to reflect the bonus element of the rights issue which occurred February 2016.

Year ended 31 October 2013 was restated following the adoption of IAS19 (revised) Employee Benefits finance expense was increased by £0.8 million and earnings per share reduced by 0.4 pence

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