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5 year financial record

Year 2016 2015 2014 2013(1) 2012
Completions(2) 17,319 16,447 14,191 13,246 12,637
Group revenue (£m) 4,235.2 3,759.5 3,157.0 2,606.2 2,323.4
Profit from operations (£m)(3) 668.4 576.8 409.8 249.9 191.1
Operating margin(4) 15.8% 15.3% 13.0% 9.6% 8.2%
Profit before tax (£m) 682.3 565.5 390.6 104.8 100.0
ROCE(5) 27.1% 23.9% 19.5% 11.5% 8.3%
Share capital and equity (£m) 4,010.2 3,711.3 3,354.0 3,073.2 2,973.8
Per ordinary share:          
Basic earnings per share (pence) 55.1 45.5 31.2 7.7 7.0
Dividend paid (pence) 30.7 25.1 10.3 2.5 -

Notes:

(1) The Consolidated Income Statement and Statements of Comprehensive Income have been restated for 2013 following the adoption of IAS 19 (Revised) 'Employee Benefits' in the year (See notes to Financial Statements in the Annual Reports 2013)
(2) Excludes joint venture completions in which the Group has an interest
(3) Includes operating exceptional items
(4) Group revenue divided by Profit from operations including operating exceptional items
(5) Return on Capital Employed is calculated as earnings before interest, tax, operating charges relating to the defined benefit pension scheme and operating exceptional items, divided by average net assets adjusted for goodwill and intangibles, tax, cash, loans and borrowings, retirement benefit obligations and derivative financial instruments

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