2017
£000
2016
£000
2015
£000
2014
£000
2013
£000
Consolidated Income Statement
Revenue359,275247,562203,480193,571189,176
Underlying operating profit81,34952,85744,35142,16839,108
Underlying profit after taxation60,13238,39035,30731,84925,464
Underlying earnings per share
— basic (pence)
64.6842.9540.1737.6138.98
— diluted (pence)64.3342.6539.9037.4838.71
Continuing underlying earnings per share
— basic (pence)
64.6842.9540.1736.4529.27
— diluted (pence)64.3342.6539.9036.3229.07
Dividend per share (pence)21.4418.4616.9415.4014.00
Operating profit33,21419,49325,98024,99618,336
Profit after taxation26,11012,51219,45919,41610,850
Earnings per share
— basic (pence)
28.0914.0022.1467.5720.59
— diluted (pence)27.9313.9021.9967.3320.45
Continuing earnings per share
— basic (pence)
28.0914.0022.1422.2212.47
— diluted (pence)27.9313.9021.9922.1412.39
Consolidated Statement of Financial Position
Non-current assets453,093393,442184,903214,440235,670
Current assets184,976162,386108,62486,33489,672‡
Current liabilities(66,411)(65,982)(44,109)(35,715)(49,558)‡
Non-current liabilities(269,021)(213,234)(54,930)(60,253)(136,991)
Net assets held for sale35,823
Shareholders' funds302,637276,612194,488204,806174,616
Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows
Net cash inflow from operating activities77,42643,57540,98311,47236,865
Net cash (outflow)/inflow from investing activities(57,275)(174,035)(4,651)76,575(19,368)
Net cash (outflow)/inflow from financing activities1,591125,314(14,819)(92,148)(18,266)

‡ Excluding net assets held for sale.