Consensus and Key Metrics

Analysts’ consensus

FY22 consensus earnings

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FY20 FY21 FY22
Actual Actual Consensus
Adjusted EBITDA (excluding IFRS16 leases) £39.1m £42.6m £39.0m
Adjusted PBT £27.9m £30.9m £30.3m
Adjusted EPS 9.7p 10.8p 10.0p
DPS 1.2p 2.4p
Bank net debt: Adjusted EBITDA 2.0x 1.2x 0.9x

Historical key metrics

2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Revenue 1412.2 1361.6 1303.5 1164.5 1109.6
Adjusted EBITDA (excl IFRS16) 50.1 46.0 48.8 39.1 42.6
Adjusted Operating profit 42.7 38.9 43.6 34.8 39.5
Adjusted profit before tax 36.2 33.0 37.6 27.9 30.9
Free cash flow 28.7 20.2 33.2 10.9 24.0
Bank net debt 82.1 83.4 73.9 79.5 53.2
Earnings per share (p) 15.50p 9.30p 11.50p 9.70p 10.80p
Dividends per share (p) 9.80p 3.10p 1.00p 0.00p 1.65p
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