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Share Price:
Up 775.40p
Change Today:
6.60p
Market Cap:
9,501m
Sector:
Media
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Key Financials

  (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions)
Growth Metrics 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-14 31-Dec-13
Annualisation Factor 1.0 1.0 0.3 1.0 1.0
Dividend Yield 2.1% 7.1% 4.5% 2.8% 2.5%
           
Continuing Operations          
PE Ratio - Adjusted 13.6 9.2 11.0 15.5 16.4
PE Ratio - Diluted 21.4
57.3
11.4
17.3
9.4
11.1
16.7
14.7
19.8
19.2
PEG - Adjusted n/a n/a 0.3 5.2 2.1
PEG - Diluted n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
0.1
0.3
1.0
0.5
1.8
4.8
Return on Capital Employed 28.56%
28.56%
59.98%
63.47%
27.08%
26.88%
82.40%
90.47%
67.73%
69.49%
Operating Margin 9.28%
9.28%
10.79%
11.43%
13.73%
13.63%
13.51%
14.82%
12.99%
13.25%
           
Continuing & Discontinued Operations          
PE Ratio - Adjusted 11.4 7.8 33.1 15.5 16.4
PE Ratio - Diluted 21.5
54.8
10.0
14.1
28.3
33.4
16.7
14.7
19.8
19.2
PEG - Adjusted n/a 0.0 n/a 5.2 2.1
PEG - Diluted n/a
n/a
0.1
0.3
n/a
n/a
1.0
0.5
1.8
4.8

  (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions)
Gearing 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-14 31-Dec-13
Net Gearing 46.94% 42.81% 47.25% 30.34% 29.53%

  (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions)
Value Metrics 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-14 31-Dec-13
Price/Book Value n/a n/a n/a n/a (0.1)
Price/Tangible Book Value n/a n/a n/a n/a (0.1)
Price/ Cash Flow 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Price/Revenue 0.01 0.01 0.03 0.02 0.02
Price/R&D n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Net Asset Value per Share (exc. Intangibles) (255.68p) (419.80p) (397.69p) (292.30p) (254.61p)
Net Cash per Share n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

  (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions)
Annualised Fundamentals 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-14 31-Dec-13
Continuing Operations          
Revenue 13,234.10 13,046.70 5,263.26 11,528.90 11,019.40
EBITDA 1,227.50
1,227.50
1,407.30
1,490.90
811.73
806.40
1,973.00
2,115.90
1,827.30
1,837.90
Depreciation n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
(88.92)
(88.92)
(415.00)
(406.90)
(396.00)
(378.30)
Net Interest (260.10)
(260.10)
(180.20)
(180.20)
(58.15)
(58.15)
(168.00)
(168.00)
(203.60)
(203.60)
Profit Before Tax 982.10
982.10
1,257.60
1,341.20
702.46
696.86
1,451.90
1,610.50
1,295.80
1,334.80
           
Revenue per Share 1,058.73p 1,045.58p 417.36p 881.82p 851.71p
Pre-Tax Profit per Share 78.57p
78.57p
100.78p
107.48p
55.70p
55.26p
111.05p
123.18p
100.16p
103.17p
Market Capitalisation (Millions) 141.65 112.83 178.69 174.90 182.62
Enterprise Value (EV) (Millions) 6,734.55 6,574.03 7,053.19 4,817.40 4,508.62
EBITDA/EV 18.23%
18.23%
21.41%
22.68%
11.51%
11.43%
40.96%
43.92%
40.53%
40.76%
Operating Margin 9.28%
9.28%
10.79%
11.43%
13.73%
13.63%
13.51%
14.82%
12.99%
13.25%
Capital Employed (Millions) 4,348.90 2,397.20 2,808.30 1,965.90 2,213.80
Return on Capital Employed 28.56%
28.56%
59.98%
63.47%
27.08%
26.88%
82.40%
90.47%
67.73%
69.49%
Invested Equity Capital (Millions) 8,858.70 10,357.70 10,436.30 8,630.30 8,632.70
           
Earnings per Share - Basic 50.20p
18.76p
75.10p
49.59p
144.00p
121.84p
82.40p
93.44p
72.40p
75.40p
Earnings per Share - Diluted 49.80p
18.60p
74.30p
49.06p
142.40p
120.43p
80.50p
91.34p
69.60p
71.71p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted 78.70p 92.40p 121.80p 86.90p 84.10p
Earnings per Share Growth - Basic -33%
-62%
-48%
-59%
75%
30%
14%
24%
9%
0%
Earnings per Share Growth - Diluted -33%
-62%
-48%
-59%
77%
32%
16%
27%
11%
4%
Earnings per Share Growth - Adjusted -15% -24% 40% 3% 8%
PE Ratio - Diluted 21.4
57.3
11.4
17.3
9.4
11.1
16.7
14.7
19.8
19.2
PEG - Diluted n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
0.1
0.3
1.0
0.5
1.8
4.8
Tax Rate 28.43% 20.86% 9.87% 21.61% 23.11%
Dividend Cover 3.47
0.83
1.54
0.83
2.03
2.03
2.27
2.45
2.46
2.20
Interest Cover 3.73
3.73
5.51
5.81
8.82
8.76
6.53
7.13
5.84
5.98
           
Continuing & Discontinued Operations          
Earnings per Share - Basic 49.90p
19.62p
85.20p
60.63p
47.96p
40.58p
82.40p
93.44p
72.40p
75.40p
Earnings per Share - Diluted 49.50p
19.46p
84.30p
59.99p
47.42p
40.11p
80.50p
91.34p
69.60p
71.71p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted 93.50p 109.20p 40.56p 86.90p 84.10p
Earnings per Share Growth - Basic -41%
-68%
78%
49%
-42%
-57%
14%
24%
9%
0%
Earnings per Share Growth - Diluted -41%
-68%
78%
50%
-41%
-56%
16%
27%
11%
4%
Earnings per Share Growth - Adjusted -14% 169% -53% 3% 8%
PE Ratio - Diluted 21.5
54.8
10.0
14.1
28.3
33.4
16.7
14.7
19.8
19.2
PEG - Diluted n/a
n/a
0.1
0.3
n/a
n/a
1.0
0.5
1.8
4.8
Dividend Cover 4.12
0.86
1.82
1.01
0.68
0.68
2.27
2.45
2.46
2.20
Return on Equity (ROE) 7.05%
2.77%
10.26%
7.30%
5.80%
4.90%
12.48%
14.16%
10.85%
11.30%
Operating Cash Flow per Share 148.04p 135.74p 111.66p 130.31p 106.21p
Gross Cash Flow per Share cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a
Cash Incr/Decr per Share 55.05p 21.20p 3.24p 33.25p 53.22p
Capital Expenditure per Share n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Dividend per Share 22.70p 60.00p 60.00p 38.20p 34.21p
Dividend per Share Growth (62.17%) n/a 57.07% 11.66% 19.99%
Dividend Yield 2.1% 7.1% 4.5% 2.8% 2.5%
Shareholders Funds 8,072.10 9,382.20 9,487.30 7,500.10 7,586.80
Net Borrowings (Millions) 3,789.30 4,016.70 4,483.10 2,275.40 2,240.40
Net Asset Value per Share (inc. Intangibles) (285.39p) (453.81p) (434.86p) (317.29p) (274.68p)

  (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions)
Gearing - inc Intangibles 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-14 31-Dec-13
Shareholders' Funds inc Intangibles 8,072.10 9,382.20 9,487.30 7,500.10 7,586.80
Net Borrowings (Millions) 3,789.30 4,016.70 4,483.10 2,275.40 2,240.40
Net Gearing 46.94% 42.81% 47.25% 30.34% 29.53%
Cash & Near Cash 2,969.00 2,643.20 2,391.40 2,512.70 2,221.60
Cash 36.78% 28.17% 25.21% 33.50% 29.28%
Gross Borrowings 6,758.30 6,659.90 6,874.50 4,788.10 4,462.00
Gross Gearing 83.72% 70.98% 72.46% 63.84% 58.81%
Borrowings Under 5 years 6,758.30 6,659.90 6,874.50 4,788.10 4,462.00
Under 5 years 83.72% 70.98% 72.46% 63.84% 58.81%
Borrowings Under 1 year n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Under 1 year n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

  (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions)
Gearing - exc Intangibles 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-14 31-Dec-13
Shareholders' Funds exc Intangibles (3,567.40) (5,662.60) (5,484.00) (4,148.20) (3,553.80)
Net Borrowings (Millions) 3,789.30 4,016.70 4,483.10 2,275.40 2,240.40
Net Gearing n/a (70.93%) (81.75%) (54.85%) (63.04%)
Cash & Near Cash 2,969.00 2,643.20 2,391.40 2,512.70 2,221.60
Cash (83.23%) (46.68%) (43.61%) (60.57%) (62.51%)
Gross Borrowings 6,758.30 6,659.90 6,874.50 4,788.10 4,462.00
Gross Gearing 189.45% 117.61% 125.36% 115.43% 125.56%
Borrowings Under 5 years 6,758.30 6,659.90 6,874.50 4,788.10 4,462.00
Under 5 years (189.45%) (117.61%) (125.36%) (115.43%) (125.56%)
Borrowings Under 1 year n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Under 1 year n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

  (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions)
Cover 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-14 31-Dec-13
Quick Ratio n/a n/a n/a 0.97 0.97
Current Ratio 0.97 0.96 0.98 0.99 1.00

Key

* GAAP

a. Includes discontinued activities

b. Based on operating cash flow before tax

c. Not disclosed under IFRS

d. Includes non-current assets

e. Normalised ratios are shown in blue text

f. Forecast figures based on normalised accounts

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Note 4: Normalised ratios are shown in blue text

Note 5: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.