Consolidated income statement

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Year to 31 March

 

Notes

2011
£m

2010
£m

Continuing operations

 

 

 

Sales

4, 5

2 720

2 533

Operating profit/(loss)

4, 6

303

(44)

Finance income

10

3

2

Finance expense

10

(61)

(74)

Profit/(loss) before tax

 

245

(116)

Income tax (expense)/credit

11

(49)

95

Profit/(loss) for the year from continuing operations

 

196

(21)

(Loss)/profit for the year from discontinued operations

12

(29)

40

Profit for the year

 

167

19

 

 

 

 

Profit for the year attributable to:

 

 

 

– equity holders of the Company

 

163

15

– non-controlling interests

 

4

4

 

 

167

19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pence

pence

Earnings per share attributable to the equity holders of the Company
from continuing and discontinued operations:

13

 

 

– basic

 

35.3

3.3

– diluted

 

34.7

3.3

 

 

 

 

Earnings/(loss) per share attributable to the equity holders of the Company
from continuing operations:

13

 

 

– basic

 

42.6

(4.7)

– diluted

 

41.9

(4.7)

 

 

 

 

Dividends per share:

14

 

 

– interim paid

 

6.8

6.8

– final proposed

 

16.9

16.1

 

 

23.7

22.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analysis of adjusted profit before tax from continuing operations

 

£m

£m

Profit/(loss) before tax

 

245

(116)

Add back:

 

 

 

– exceptional items

7

5

298

– amortisation of acquired intangible assets

15

13

14

Adjusted profit before tax, exceptional items and amortisation of acquired intangible assets

263

196

The notes form part of these Group financial statements.