Key Financials

2016 Financial Highlights

Revenue up


12% to €3.11bn

2015: €2.77bn

EBITDA* up


28% to €404.1m

2015: €316.4m

Trading up


Profit up 33% to €340.9m

2015: €255.9m

EPS up


34% to 143.8c

2015: 106.7c

DPS up


34% to 33.5c

2015: 25c

*Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortisation and non-trading items

Global Expansion

Global expansion is a key focus. We continue to strive for greater geographic balance. Conversion of traditional construction materials to higher performing products is helping to drive our expansion.

41%
27%
20%
8%
4%
Mainland Europe
Britain & N. Ireland
N. America
Rest of World
Republic of Ireland

Five Year Summary

Results (amounts in €m) 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Revenue 3,108.5 2,774.3 1,891.2 1,776.8 1,628.7
Trading Profit 340.9 255.9 148.5 122.8 107.7
Net profit before tax 314.0 232.0 127.5 101.9 89.9
Operating cashflow 377.1 382.5 171.3 146.7 160.6
Equity (amounts in €m) 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Gross assets 3,004.6 2,549.1 1,836.5 1,589.2 1,585.8
Working capital 382.6 301.8 263.3 212.5 200.0
Total shareholder equity 1,471.5 1,293.8 1,009.1 859.6 813.4
Net debt 427.9 328.0 125.5 106.7 165.2
Ratios 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Net debt as % of total shareholders' equity 29.1% 25.4% 12.4% 12.4% 20.3%
Current assets/current liabilities 1.56 1.43 1.47 1.83 1.65
Per Ordinary Share (amounts in €cent) 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Earnings 143.8 106.7 62.6 51.7 43.8
Operating cashflows 209.4 217.1 100.1 87.1 95.8
Net assets 817.3 734.2 589.7 507.2 485.0
Dividends 33.5 25.0 16.25 14.00 12.25
Average no. of employees 10,396 8,595 6,627 6,439 5,754

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