2010 results summary
|Underlying business performance1|
|Underlying operating profit||£m||535||446|
|Underlying profit before tax||£m||412||285|
|Underlying earnings per share||p||32.8||25.4|
|Total dividend per share||p||12.0||8.0|
|Profit before tax3||£m||338||134|
|Total profit/(loss) for the financial year||£m||124||(29)|
|Total basic earnings/(loss) per share||p||14.2||(3.7)|
|Disposals and business for sale||-||52|
|underlying operating profit3 (£m)||2010||restated
|Disposals and business for sale||-||6|
underlying operating profit3 (£m)
- Underlying business performance from continuing and discontinued operations before exceptional items, the amortisation of certain acquired intangible assets and fair value changes on financing derivatives.
- Statutory results include exceptional items, the amortisation of certain acquired intangible assets and fair value changes on financing derivatives. 2009 has been restated for the reclassification of the Closures division as discontinued.
- Continuing operations. 2009 and prior years restated for the reclassification of the Closures division as discontinued.