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Share Price:
Down 738.00p
Change Today:
-18.00p
Market Cap:
9,043m
Sector:
Media

Fundamentals - based on IFRS

  (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions)
Income Statement 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16 31-Dec-15
Continuing Operations          
Revenue 13,234.10 13,046.70 15,804.20 14,388.90 12,235.20
Operating Profit/(Loss) 1,295.90 1,237.90 1,908.20 2,063.10 1,632.00
Net Interest (260.10) (180.20) (174.60) (174.10) (151.70)
Profit Before Tax 982.10 1,257.60 2,109.30 1,890.50 1,492.60
Profit After Tax 707.10 1,001.60 1,912.30 1,501.60 1,245.10
Discontinued Operations          
Profit After Tax 10.80 137.80 n/a n/a n/a
PROFIT FOR THE PERIOD 717.90 1,139.40 1,912.30 1,501.60 1,245.10
Attributable to:          
Equity Holders of Parent Company 624.10 1,062.90 1,816.60 1,400.10 1,160.20
Minority Interests 93.80 76.50 95.70 101.50 84.90
           
Total Dividend Paid cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a
           
Continuing EPS          
Earnings per Share - Basic 50.20p 75.10p 144.00p 109.60p 90.00p
Earnings per Share - Diluted 49.80p 74.30p 142.40p 108.00p 88.40p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted 78.70p 92.40p 121.80p 114.80p 95.40p
Continuing and Discontinued EPS          
Earnings per Share - Basic 49.90p 85.20p 144.00p 109.60p 90.00p
Earnings per Share - Diluted 49.50p 84.30p 142.40p 108.00p 88.40p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted 93.50p 109.20p 121.80p 114.80p 95.40p
           
Dividend per Share 22.70p 60.00p 60.00p 56.60p 44.69p
  (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions)
Balance Sheet 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16 31-Dec-15
Assets          
Non-Current Assets          
Property, Plant & Equipment 2,610.50 1,083.00 979.50 968.70 797.70
Intangible Assets 11,639.50 15,044.80 14,971.30 15,431.60 12,386.00
Investment Properties n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Investments 1,311.30 1,463.50 2,218.70 2,379.70 1,917.30
Other Financial Assets n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Non-Current Assets 325.50 333.00 336.50 345.30 272.80
  15,886.80 17,924.30 18,506.00 19,125.30 15,373.80
Current Assets          
Inventories n/a n/a n/a 400.40 329.00
Trade & Other Receivables 11,822.30 13,101.50 12,765.40 12,605.70 10,495.40
Cash at Bank & in Hand 2,969.00 2,643.20 2,391.40 2,436.90 2,382.40
Current Asset Investments n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Current Assets 165.40 198.70 n/a n/a 168.60
  14,956.70 15,943.40 15,156.80 15,443.00 13,375.40
           
Other Assets 485.30 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Assets 31,328.80 33,867.70 33,662.80 34,568.30 28,749.20
           
Liabilities          
Current Liabilities          
Borrowings 763.50 1,025.10 624.10 1,002.50 932.00
Other Current Liabilities 14,686.70 15,584.30 14,890.40 15,762.70 13,283.50
  15,450.20 16,609.40 15,514.50 16,765.20 14,215.50
           
Net Current Assets cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a
           
Non-Current Liabilities          
Borrowings 5,994.80 5,634.80 6,250.40 5,564.90 4,661.20
Provisions 786.60 975.50 949.00 1,196.80 965.20
Other Non-Current Liabilities 483.30 841.40 992.80 1,273.80 891.50
  7,264.70 7,451.70 8,192.20 8,035.50 6,517.90
           
Other Liabilities 170.40 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Liabilities 22,885.30 24,061.10 23,706.70 24,800.70 20,733.40
           
Net Assets 8,443.50 9,806.60 9,956.10 9,767.60 8,015.80
           
Capital & Reserves          
Share Capital 132.80 133.30 133.30 133.20 132.90
Share Premium Account 570.30 569.70 568.50 562.20 535.30
Other Reserves (1,679.90) (862.20) (409.40) 223.20 (729.30)
Retained Earnings 9,048.90 9,541.40 9,194.90 8,405.90 7,698.50
Shareholders Funds 8,072.10 9,382.20 9,487.30 9,324.50 7,637.40
           
Minority Interests/Other Equity 371.40 424.40 468.80 443.10 378.40
Total Equity 8,443.50 9,806.60 9,956.10 9,767.60 8,015.80
Cash Flow 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16 31-Dec-15
Net Cash Flow From Operating Activities 1,850.50 1,693.80 1,408.10 1,773.80 1,359.90
Returns On Investment & Servicing of Finance fn/a fn/a fn/a fn/a fn/a
Taxation Paid fn/a fn/a fn/a fn/a fn/a
Net Cash Flow from Investing Activities 1,759.60 184.50 (499.70) (916.20) (902.50)
Acquisitions & Disposals gn/a gn/a gn/a gn/a gn/a
Dividends Paid fn/a fn/a fn/a fn/a fn/a
Management of Liquid Resources cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a
Net Cash Flow from Financing Activities (2,922.00) (1,613.80) (785.60) (1,193.50) (704.00)
Net Increase/Decrease In Cash 688.10 264.50 122.80 (335.90) (246.60)
Ratios - based on IFRS 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16 31-Dec-15
Continuing Operations          
PE Ratio - Adjusted 13.6 9.2 11.0 15.8 16.4
PEG - Adjusted n/a n/a 1.8 0.8 1.6
Earnings per Share Growth - Adjusted -15% -24% 6% 20% 10%
Dividend Cover 3.47 1.54 2.03 2.03 2.13
Revenue per Share 1,058.73p 1,045.58p 1,253.21p 1,174.29p 998.52p
Pre-Tax Profit per Share 78.57p 100.78p 167.26p 154.28p 121.81p
Operating Margin 9.79% 9.49% 12.07% 14.34% 13.34%
Return on Capital Employed 28.56% 59.98% 81.33% 98.30% 75.14%
Continuing & Discontinued Operations          
PE Ratio - Adjusted 11.4 7.8 11.0 15.8 16.4
PEG - Adjusted n/a n/a 1.8 0.8 1.6
Earnings per Share Growth - Adjusted -14% -10% 6% 20% 10%
Dividend Cover 4.12 1.82 2.03 2.03 2.13
           
Dividend Yield 2.1% 7.1% 4.5% 3.1% 2.9%
Dividend per Share Growth (62.17%) n/a 6.01% 26.65% 16.99%
Operating Cash Flow per Share 148.04p 135.74p 111.66p 144.76p 110.98p
Cash Incr/Decr per Share 55.05p 21.20p 9.74p (27.41p) (20.12p)
Net Asset Value per Share (exc. Intangibles) (255.68p) (419.80p) (397.69p) (462.24p) (356.65p)
Net Gearing 46.94% 42.81% 47.25% 44.30% 42.04%

Key

* GAAP

a. Includes discontinued activities

b. Including assets due in more than one year

c. Not disclosed under IFRS

d. Total fixed assets

e. Includes borrowings

f. Included in cash flow from operating activities under IFRS

g. Included in net cash from investing activities under IFRS

h. Pre-tax

i. Capital expenditure

j. Based on operating cash flow before tax

k. Issue of ordinary shares

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Note 2: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 3: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 4: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.