Ended June 2016
Ended June 2015
|Adjusted Operating Profit *
|Statutory profit after tax
|Net cash **
|Interim dividend for the period
* Adjusted Operating Profit (AOP) represents Operating Profit adjusted for the amortisation of acquisition-related intangible assets and the contingent payable in September 2015 in relation to the acquisition of MoneySavingExpert.com. Reconciliation of AOP is on page 3. The adjusted earnings per ordinary share is based on profit before tax after adding back intangible amortisation related to acquisitions, costs related to the contingent consideration payable for MoneySavingExpert.com in 2015 and the profit on disposal of HD Decisions in 2014.
** Net cash as at 31 June 2015 reflected the contingent sum payable in September 2015 in relation to the acquisition of MoneySavingExpert.com (£20.6m was paid).