Financial Summary

Company Background

Primary Country Listing UK
Status Full
Index FTSE All Share, FTSE 250
Sector Support Services
Activities Speciality plastic, fibre, foam and packaging products supplier

Results for year ended 31 December 2017

  FY 2017 FY 2016 % change Actual FX % change Constant FX

1 Continuing operations, excluding Porous Technologies, in light of the divestment on 6 March 2017
2 Before amortisation of acquired intangible assets and exceptional operating items
3 Net income is defined as profit after tax

Revenue – continuing1 £1,027m £999m +3 -2
Adjusted2 operating profit - continuing1 £85m £109m -22 -27
Adjusted2 pre-tax profit - continuing1 £74m £96m -23 -28
Adjusted2 net income3 – continuing1 £59m £77m -23 -29
Adjusted2 basic earnings per share – continuing1 22.1p 29.2p -24 -30
Dividend per share 20.7p 20.7p - n/a
Reported operating profit / (loss) – continuing1 £6m £(50)m n/a n/a
Reported pre-tax (loss) – continuing1 £(5)m £(63)m n/a n/a
Reported net income / (loss)3 – total £116m £(40)m n/a n/a
Reported basic earnings / (loss) per share – total 43.7p (15.4)p n/a n/a

Annual Report

Annual Report 2017 PDF 4.82MB