Pdf
Year ended
31 Dec
2017
£m
NoteHalf year to
30 June
2018
£m
Half year to
30 June
2017
£m
690.2Revenue3368.0345.7
(570.8)Cost of sales and overheads(299.8)(286.3)
119.4Operating profit368.259.4
0.1Investment revenue0.1
(2.5)Finance costs(1.1)(1.2)
117.0Profit before taxation67.258.2
6.4Tax impact in relation to change in US tax rate
(26.1)Taxation(16.4)(14.6)
(19.7)Taxation charge5(16.4)(14.6)
97.3Profit for the period50.843.6
Attributable to:
97.1Equity holders of the parent50.643.5
0.2Non-controlling interests0.20.1
97.350.843.6
Earnings per share6
PencePencePence
51.0Basic26.622.9
51.0Diluted26.622.9

All activities have arisen from continuing operations.