SUMMARY OF FINANCIAL STATISTICS

  2008/09
€m
2007/08
€m
2006/07
€m
2005/06
€m
Restated
2004/05
€m
           
PROFIT & LOSS ACCOUNT          
Turnover 402 371 299 296 258
Operating costs (378) (349) (275) (266) (254)
           
Operating profit 24 22 24 30 4
Profit on sale of fixed assets 0 0 4 4 1
Interest payable (4) (2) 1 0 0
Taxation (4) (3) (4) (5) (1)
           
Profit after taxation 16 17 25 29 4
           
BALANCE SHEET          
Stocks 80 86 93 83 80
Debtors 79 89 62 53 56
Creditors - amounts falling due within one year (93) (81) (65) (57) (55)
           
Working capital 66 94 90 79 81
Fixed assets 302 315 263 165 162
           
Total assets less current liabilities excluding net debt 368 409 353 244 243
           
Net (debt) / cash (56) (96) (55) 12 (20)
Provisions for liabilities and charges and long term creditors (68) (66) (49) (29) (26)
Net pension fund liabilities (45) (13) (13) (21) (46)
           
Net assets 199 234 236 206 151
           
Shareholders’ funds 199 234 236 206 151
           
KEY FINANCIAL RATIOS 2008/09 2007/08 2006/07 2005/06 2004/05
           
Operating profit1 /turnover 5.9% 6.1% 7.9% 10.1% 1.4%
Profit/turnover 4.0% 4.5% 8.2% 9.7% 1.6%
Gross return on net capital employed 7.2% 6.9% 9.1% 16.6% 2.1%
EBITDA / interest cover (times) 14.6 11.4 32.2 112.6 70.0
Current ratio (times) 1.7 2.2 2.5 1.7 1.4
Staff costs (€m) 108.9 104.1 95.2 90.5 105.3
           
Numbers employed at peak 2,366 2,336 2,017 2,088 2,177

 

1 As defined in note 2