Five year history - 'A growth story'

20122013201420152016
Revenue£112.51m£121.54m£129.78m£154.74m£161.37m
GP%25.6%26.0%27.7%29.0%29.7%
Underlying operating profit*£5.63m£7.97m£9.70m£15.27m£16.79m
Underlying EBITDA*£6.54m£9.23m£10.80m£16.49m£18.15m
Underlying PBT*£5.00m£7.25m£9.16m£14.31m£16.00m
ROCE %*11.3%12.1%16.3%18.6%18.5%
Dividend per share0.50p0.80p1.40p2.10p 2.80p
Dividend increase %60%75%50%33.3%
Dividend cover*7.5×5.9×4.3×4.1×3.6x
Underlying diluted EPS*3.76p4.73p5.95p 8.68p9.99p
Net debt£8.41m£5.20m(£2.03m)£13.42m£16.00m
Cash conversion % of underlying EBITDA*67.6%85.3%109.5%50.2%88.9%
Share price at 31 March45p57p87p103p127p

* Before separately disclosed items, see note 2