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Financial overview

 

Group Financial Summary

    % Total
Change
% Total
Change
% LFL* Change
  2014/15 2013/14 Reported Constant
currency
Constant
currency
Sales* £10,966m £11,125m (1.4)% +2.9% +0.5%
Retail profit* £733m £779m (5.9)% (1.6)%  
Adjusted* pre-tax profit £675m £730m (7.5)%    
Adjusted basic EPS 20.9p 22.8p (8.3)%    
Full year dividend 10.0p 9.9p +1.0%    
Net cash* £329m £238m n/a    

*Throughout this page ‘*’ indicates terms defined or explained in the glossary PDF 210Kb

2014/15 highlights

  • Total sales in constant currencies up 2.9% (France -1.0%, UK & Ireland +5.5%, Other International +5.0%)
  • Adjusted pre-tax profit of £675m impacted by a slower market in France since summer 2014, £34m adverse foreign exchange movements on the translation of non-sterling profits and £22m charges for new country development activity
  • Year end net cash of £329m is after £275m capital investment and £434m of cash returned to shareholders
  • Appointed new Chief Executive Officer in December 2014, new initiatives underway on the journey for ‘ONE’ Kingfisher