Report of the Directors
Business Review

Performance Highlights

Johnson Matthey continued its strong performance in 2011/12 with
good growth across all three of its divisions.

        Year to 31st March  
        2012 2011 % change
Financial          
  Revenue £ million   12,023 9,985 +20
  Sales excluding precious metals (sales) £ million   2,679 2,280 +17
  Profit before tax £ million   409.3 259.32 +58
  Total earnings per share pence   148.7 85.22 +75
  Underlying1:          
  Profit before tax £ million   426.0 345.5 +23
  Earnings per share pence   153.7 119.0 +29
  Dividends per share:          
  Ordinary pence   55.0 46.0 +20
  Special pence   100.0
Social          
  Average number of employees     9,914 9,388 +6
  Voluntary employee turnover %   6.4 5.6 +1
  Training spend per employee £   335 390 -14
  Charitable donations £ thousands   645 517 +25
Health and Safety          
  Greater than three day accidents per 1,000 employees   2.07 2.992 -31
  Total accident rate per 1,000 employees   5.69 7.892 -28
  Occupational illness cases per 1,000 employees   3.5 3.5
Environment          
  Energy consumption thousands GJ   4,726 4,749
  Global warming potential thousand tonnes CO2 equivalent   417 415
  Total waste tonnes   120,363 113,671 +6
  Water consumption thousands m3   2,201 2,076 +6
  Total acid gas emissions tonnes SO2 equivalent   444 318 +40
1
Before amortisation of acquired intangibles, major impairment and restructuring charges, profit or loss on disposal of businesses and, where relevant, related tax effects.
2
Restated.
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