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VP. VP PLC ORD 5P



Income Statement  (£ m) 31-Mar-13 31-Mar-14 31-Mar-15 31-Mar-16 31-Mar-17
Continuing Operations
Revenue  167.03 183.06 205.60 208.75 248.74
Operating Profit/(Loss)  18.87 20.71 27.10 29.59 33.25
Net Interest  2.48 1.79 2.02 2.10 2.92
Profit Before Tax  16.40 18.93 25.07 27.50 30.34
Profit After Tax  13.05 15.70 19.87 22.39 23.65
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
PROFIT FOR THE PERIOD  13.05 15.70 19.87 22.39 23.65
Attributable to:
Minority Interests  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Equity Holders of Parent Company  13.05 15.70 19.87 22.39 23.65
 
Continuing EPS
Earnings per Share - Basic  33.62p 39.78p 51.03p 57.49p 60.31p
Earnings per Share - Diluted  30.84p 36.31p 47.01p 54.51p 58.65p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted  33.62p 39.78p 51.03p 57.49p 60.31p
Continuing and Discontinued EPS
Earnings per Share - Basic  33.62p 39.78p 51.03p 57.49p 60.31p
Earnings per Share - Diluted  30.84p 36.31p 47.01p 54.51p 58.65p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted  33.62p 39.78p 51.03p 57.49p 60.31p
 
Dividend per Share  11.50p 12.60p 15.40p 16.85p 19.50p

Balance Sheet  (£ m) 31-Mar-13 31-Mar-14 31-Mar-15 31-Mar-16 31-Mar-17
Assets
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment  106.84 121.33 144.00 162.83 190.18
Intangible Assets  39.28 41.35 43.39 46.36 47.51
Investment Properties  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Investments  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other Financial Assets  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other Non-Current Assets  3.82 4.19 4.86 5.91 7.31
  149.94 166.87 192.25 215.10 245.01
Current Assets
Inventories  5.68 5.35 6.50 5.36 5.17
Trade & Other Receivables  33.26 38.36 41.10 44.82 49.72
Cash at Bank & in Hand  8.71 8.98 5.24 11.37 15.07
Current Asset Investments  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other Current Assets  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  47.65 52.69 52.83 61.55 69.96
 
Total Assets  197.58 219.56 245.09 276.65 314.97
 
Liabilities
Current Liabilities
Borrowings  -24.00 -0.02 0.00 -7.73 -5.82
Other Current Liabilities  -36.38 -45.03 -56.94 -52.50 -56.78
  -60.38 -45.05 -56.94 -60.23 -62.61
 
Net Current Assets  -12.73 7.64 -4.10 1.33 7.35
 
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings  -30.00 -62.00 -72.00 -89.78 -108.18
Provisions  -6.28 -4.53 -4.38 -5.30 -6.87
Other Non-Current Liabilities  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  -36.28 -66.53 -76.38 -95.07 -115.05
 
Other Liabilities  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Liabilities  -96.66 -111.58 -133.32 -155.30 -177.65
 
Net Assets  100.92 107.98 111.77 121.35 137.32
 
Capital & Reserves
Share Capital  2.01 2.01 2.01 2.01 2.01
Share Premium Account  16.19 16.19 16.19 16.19 16.19
Other Reserves  -0.49 0.21 -0.80 -0.22 0.15
Retained Earnings  83.19 89.55 94.34 103.34 118.94
Shareholders Funds  100.90 107.96 111.74 121.32 137.29
 
Minority Interests/Other Equity  0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03
Total Equity  100.92 107.98 111.77 121.35 137.32

Ratios - based on IFRS 31-Mar-13 31-Mar-14 31-Mar-15 31-Mar-16 31-Mar-17
Continuing Operations
PE Ratio - Adjusted  10.20 15.95 12.91 11.48 13.51
PEG - Adjusted  1.10 0.87 0.46 0.91 2.75
Earnings per Share Growth - Adjusted  9.30% 18.32% 28.28% 12.66% 4.91%
Dividend Cover  2.92 3.16 3.31 3.41 3.09
Revenue Per Share  430.30p 464.03p 528.00p 536.04p 634.30p
Pre-Tax Profit per Share  42.25p 47.99p 64.39p 70.62p 77.37p
Operating Margin  11.29% 11.31% 13.18% 14.18% 13.37%
Return on Capital Employed  15.49% 15.56% 18.72% 16.65% 15.79%
 
Continuing & Discontinued Operations
Dividend Yield  3.35% 1.99% 2.34% 2.55% 2.39%
Dividend per Share Growth  6.48% 9.57% 22.22% 9.42% 15.73%
Net Asset Value per Share (exc. Intangibles)  153.45p 165.88p 170.21p 186.68p 223.58p
Net Gearing  44.89% 49.13% 59.75% 71.00% 72.06%

Data is provided by Morningstar



Company Information
Updated Monthly
Company address Central House, Beckwith Knowle, Otley Road, Beckwithshaw, Harrogate, HG3 1UD, United Kingdom
Company website http://www.vpplc.com
Market cap(in millions)* £ 336.29
Listing/Admission to trading 06 Apr 1973
Trading service SETS
Market Main Market
Listing category Premium Equity Commercial Companies
*The market capitalisation of companies reflects the London listed element only. These figures are approximate and are updated monthly.

Trading Information
24-Jul-17
FTSE index FTSE All-Share,FTSE SmallCap,FTSE All-Share (ex IT),FTSE SmallCap (ex IT)
FTSE sector Support Services
FTSE sub-sector Business Support Services
Country of share register GB
Segment SSMM
MiFID Status Regulated Market
Exchange market size 500
SEDOL 0928696
ISIN number GB0009286963



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