5-year Financial Summary

  27 Dec 2015 28 Dec
2014 (restated)
29 Dec 2013 30 Dec 2012 25 Dec 2011
Trading weeks 52 52 52 53 52
System sales (£m) 877.2 757.8 668.8 598.6 530.6
Group revenue (£m) 316.8 288.7 268.9 240.5 209.9
Underlying profit before tax (£000)  73,163 62,146 47,601 46,701 42,156
Statutory profit before tax (£000) 73,163 62,102 21,590 42,369 38,789
Basic earnings per share (pence)          
- Statutory 35.7 29.8 24.0 22.1 19.5
- Underlying    35.7 29.9 10.7 19.0 16.7
Diluted earnings per share (pence)          
- Statutory                35.3 29.6 23.9 22.0  19.2
- Underlying                    35.3 29.7 10.7 18.9 16.5
Dividends per share (pence)                    20.75 17.50 15.90 14.50 12.30
Underlying earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation (£000) 79,890 68,624 53,714 47,894 42,646
Adjusted net cash/(debt) (£000)2                 40,422 10,958 (13,564) (22,964) (15,297) 
Adjusted gearing ratio (0.5) (0.2) 0.3 0.5 0.4
Stores at start of year  872 835 805 726 665
Stores opened  65 41 57 69 62
Stores acquired - - - 12 2
Stores closed  (6) (4) (4) (2) (3)
Stores at year-end                   931 872 858 805 726 
Corporate stores at year-end  15 11 20 23 5
UK like-for-like sales growth (%)  11.7% 11.3% 7.0% 3 5.0% 3 3.7%

 

1 Sales from all stores in the UK, ROI, Germany and Switzerland to the public. Continuing operations exclude Germany – see footnote 4.

2 Excludes non-recourse loans, Germany non-controlling interest loan and share buyback obligation.

3 Compared to the comparable 52-week period in the prior year.

4 2015 from continuing operations (2014 restated); 2011-2013 not restated.