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VP. VP PLC ORD 5P




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Income Statement 31-Mar-13
( £ m )
31-Mar-14
( £ m )
31-Mar-15
( £ m )
31-Mar-16
( £ m )
31-Mar-17
( £ m )
Continuing Operations
Revenue  167.03 183.06 205.60 208.75 248.74
Operating Profit/(Loss)  18.87 20.71 27.10 29.59 33.24
Net Interest  -2.46 -1.78 -2.02 -2.09 -2.91
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  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
PROFIT FOR THE PERIOD  13.05 15.70 19.87 22.39 23.65
Attributable to:
Minority Interests  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
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  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
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  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
 
Dividend per Share  12.25p 14.00p 16.50p 18.85p 22.00p

Balance Sheet 31-Mar-13
( £ m )
31-Mar-14
( £ m )
31-Mar-15
( £ m )
31-Mar-16
( £ m )
31-Mar-17
( £ m )
Assets
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment  110.58 124.83 147.82 167.20 195.57
Intangible Assets  39.28 41.35 43.39 46.36 47.51
Investment Properties  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Investments  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Financial Assets  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Non-Current Assets  0.08 0.69 1.04 1.53 1.93
  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 4.52 15.07
Current Asset Investments  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Current Assets  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  47.65 52.69 52.83 54.70 69.96
 
Total Assets  197.58 219.56 245.09 269.80 314.97
 
Liabilities
Current Liabilities
Borrowings  24.00 0.02 n/a 0.87 5.82
Other Current Liabilities  23.10 29.39 39.24 33.67 35.30
  60.38 45.04 56.94 53.37 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  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Non-Current Liabilities  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  36.28 66.53 76.38 95.07 115.04
 
Other Liabilities  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Liabilities  96.69 111.60 133.35 148.47 177.68
 
Net Assets  100.90 107.96 111.74 121.32 137.29
 
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  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
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 *   10.20 15.95 12.91 11.48 13.51
PEG *   0.74 0.87 0.46 0.93 2.60
Earnings per Share Growth  13.78% 18.32% 28.28% 12.35% 5.19%
Dividend Cover *   2.74 2.84 3.09 3.05 2.74
Revenue Per Share  430.30p 464.03p 528.00p 534.58p 634.30p
Pre-Tax Profit per Share  42.25p 47.99p 64.39p 70.42p 77.37p
Operating Margin  11.29% 11.31% 13.18% 14.18% 13.37%
Return on Capital Employed  12.92% 12.75% 15.32% 14.92% 14.35%
 
Continuing & Discontinued Operations
Dividend Yield *   3.57% 2.21% 2.50% 2.86% 2.70%
Dividend per Share Growth  8.23% 14.29% 17.86% 13.93% 17.03%
Net Asset Value per Share (exc. Intangibles)  153.45p 165.88p 170.21p 186.68p 223.58p
Net Gearing *   44.89% 49.13% n/a 71.00% 72.06%

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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)* £ 361.39
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
27-Apr-18
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 -
Exchange market size 500
SEDOL 0928696
ISIN number GB0009286963



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