Accounts

Consolidated Income Statement

for the year ended 31st March 2013

  Notes   2013
£ million
  2012
£ million
Revenue 1,2   10,728.8   12,023.2
Cost of sales     (10,024.9)   (11,270.2)
Gross profit     703.9   753.0
Distribution costs     (125.1)   (119.8)
Administrative expenses     (164.0)   (183.1)
Major impairment and restructuring charges 3   (17.4)  
Amortisation of acquired intangibles 4   (16.9)   (16.7)
Operating profit 1,6   380.5   433.4
Finance costs 7   (33.8)   (35.4)
Finance income 8   8.2   11.3
Profit before tax     354.9   409.3
Income tax expense 9   (79.1)   (93.9)
Profit for the year     275.8   315.4
Attributable to:          
Owners of the parent company     276.5   315.9
Non-controlling interests     (0.7)   (0.5)
      275.8   315.4
      pence   pence
Earnings per ordinary share attributable to the equity holders of the parent company          
Basic 11   134.6   148.7
Diluted 11   133.5   146.9

The notes form an integral part of the accounts.

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