The following shows key financial and other data for the Group for the last five financial years.
|£m unless stated||2015||2014||2013||2012||2011|
|Revenue - Group||1,220.2||1,090.8||956.5||887.1||853.8|
|Revenue - Howdens UK||1,203.8||1,075.5||940.7||872.5||838.7|
|Profit before tax||219.6||188.8||135.0||112.1||111.0|
|Basic earnings per share||27.3p||23.2p||15.3p||14.0p||13.5p|
|Net cash flows from operating activities||158.3||147.8||87.2||64.9||40.2|
|Net cash at year end||226.1||217.7||140.5||96.4||57.1|
|Dividend per share||9.9p||8.4p||5.5p||3.0p||0.5p|
|Number of depots at year-end:|
Note: In 2012, operating costs increased by £5m due to 53rd week, thereby reducing operating profit and profit before tax by the same amount, and reducing profit after tax by around £4m.