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Cherries
oil on canvas
22 x 20 in
1981

Penny Machines
oil on canvas
23¾ x 29¾ in
1961

Stack of Books
oil on canvas
30 x 24 in
n.d.

Seven Suckers
oil on canvas
19 x 23 in
1970

Twin Jackpots
oil on canvas
30 x 46 in
1962

Ties
oil on canvas
20 x 26 in
1980

Cake Slices
oil on canvas
20 x 16 in
n.d.

Five-year summary

  2009
£m
2008
£m
2007
£m
2006
£m
2005
£m
Income statement          
Billings1 37,919.4 36,929.0 31,665.5 30,140.7 26,673.7
Revenue 8,684.3 7,476.9 6,185.9 5,907.8 5,373.7
Operating profit 761.7 876.0 804.7 741.6 652.8
Headline PBIT2 1,017.2 1,118.2 928.0 859.0 754.8
Profit before taxation 662.6 746.8 719.4 682.0 592.0
Headline PBT3 812.2 968.4 817.3 766.3 669.0
Profit for the year 506.9 513.9 515.1 482.6 398.0
Balance sheet          
Non-current assets 12,756.2 13,355.7 8,689.9 7,732.3 8,196.9
Net current liabilities (971.0) (1,028.7) (1,342.7) (1,120.4) (1,150.5)
Non-current trade and other payables (908.8) (1,042.9) (796.6) (715.6) (703.0)
Provisions for liabilities and charges (including provision for post-employment benefits) (404.7) (407.9) (251.8) (292.4) (363.1)
Net assets 6,075.7 5,959.8 4,094.8 3,918.4 3,985.8
Net debt (2,640.4) (3,067.6) (1,285.7) (814.6) (804.0)
Average net debt (3,448.0) (2,206.0) (1,458.0) (1,214.0) (1,212.0)
  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
Our people          
Revenue per employee (£000) 82.5 76.7 72.9 76.0 75.8
Gross profit per employee (£000) 75.8 71.9 69.0 72.2 72.4
Average headcount 105,318 97,438 84,848 77,686 70,936
Share information          
Headline4 – basic earnings per share 45.1p 56.7p 47.7p 42.5p 36.0p
– diluted earnings per share 44.4p 55.5p 45.8p 41.2p 35.2p
Reported – basic earnings per share 35.9p 38.4p 39.6p 36.3p 30.3p
– diluted earnings per share 35.3p 37.6p 38.0p 35.2p 29.7p
Dividends per share5 15.47p 15.47p 13.45p 11.21p 9.34p
Share price – high 614.5p 648.0p 787.5p 706.5p 630.5p
– low 353.0p 310.3p 576.5p 609.0p 534.5p
Market capitalisation at year-end (£m) 7,658.3 5,052.8 7,708.9 8,566.4 7,880.7
Notes
1
Billings is defined in the Financial glossary.
2
The calculation of headline PBIT for 2009, 2008 and 2007 is set out in note 31 of the financial statements.
3
The calculation of headline PBT for 2009, 2008 and 2007 is set out in note 31 of the financial statements.
4
Headline earnings per share for 2009, 2008 and 2007 is set out in note 9 of the financial statements.
5
Dividends per share represents the dividends declared in respect of each year.

The information on this page is unaudited.

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