Financial history summary

201620152014201320122011
Revenue£161.37m£154.74m£129.78m£121.54m£112.51m£106.09m
GP%29.7%29.0%27.7%26.0%25.6%25.2%
Underlying operating profit*£16.79m£15.27m£9.70m£7.97m£5.63m£4.33m
Underlying EBITDA*£18.15m£16.49m£10.80m£9.23m£6.54m£5.26m
Underlying PBT*£16.00m£14.31m£9.16m£7.25m£5.00m£3.77m
ROCE*18.5%18.6%16.3%12.1%11.3%8.7%
Dividend per share2.80p2.10p1.40p0.80p0.50p-
Dividend increase %33.3%50%75%60%--
Dividend cover3.6x4.1x4.3x5.9x7.5x-
Underlying diluted EPS*9.99p8.68p5.95p4.73p3.76p3.03p
Net debt£16.00m£13.42m(£2.03m)£5.20m£8.41m£7.14m
Cash conversion % of underlying EBITDA*88.9%50.2%109.5%85.3%67.6%(20.0%)
Share price at 31 March127p103p87p57p45p45p

*Before separately disclosed items, see note 2