Consensus and Key Metrics

Analysts’ consensus

FY24 consensus earnings

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  FY22 FY23 FY24
  Actual Actual Consensus
(29 Feb)
Adjusted Operating profit £38.1m £38.8m £38.2m
Adjusted PBT £31.1m £32.3m £32.5m
Adjusted EPS 10.8p 10.8p 10.4p
DPS 4.2p 4.2p 4.2p

Historical key metrics

  2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Revenue £1,303.5m £1,164.5m £1,109.6m £1,089.3m £1,091.9m
Adjusted Operating profit £43.6m £34.8m £39.6m £38.1m £38.8m
Adjusted profit before tax £37.6m £27.9m £30.9m £31.1m £32.3m
Free cash flow £33.2m £10.9m £24.0m £48.2m £21.8m
Bank net debt £73.9m £79.5m £53.2m £14.2m £4.2m
Earnings per share (p) 11.50p 9.70p 10.80p 10.80p 10.80p
Dividends per share (p) 1.00p 0.00p 1.65p 4.15p 4.15p
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