Revenue (£M)

£4,500m

UNDERLYING EPS (P)

174.2p

UNDERLYING PROFIT BEFORE TAXATION (£M)

£1,110m

PROFIT BEFORE TAXATION (£M)

£1,059m

  • +19% Revenue up 19%; rental revenue up 18%
  • 47% Group EBITDA margins of 47% (2018: 47%)
  • £1,110m Group underlying pre-tax profit of £1,110 (2018: £927), up 17% at constant exchange rates
  • +33% Underlying earnings per share up 33% to 174.2p (2018: 127.5p)
  • £797m Post-tax profit of £797m (2018: £969m)
  • £1.6bn invested in the business (2018: £1.2bn)
  • £368m free cash flow generation (2018: £386m outflow)
  • 1.8x net debt to EBITDA leverage1 of 1.8 times (2018: 1.6 times)
  • £622m £622m spent on bolt-on acquisitions (2018: £392m) and 74 greenfield locations opened
  • 40.0p proposed final dividend of 33.5p, making 40.0p for the full year, up 21% (2018: 33.0p)