Share this page

Financial overview


Group Financial Summary

      % Total
% Total Change % LFL* Change
2012/13 Reported Constant currency Constant currency
Sales* £11,125m £10,573m +5.2% +3.5%(1) +0.7%
Retail profit*(2) £805m £778m +3.5% +0.7%(1)  
Adjusted* pre-tax profit £744m £715m +4.1%    
Adjusted basic EPS 23.4p 22.3p +4.9%    
Interim dividend 3.12p 3.09p +1.0%    
Final dividend 6.78p 6.37p +6.4%    
Full year dividend 9.9p 9.46p +4.7%    
Net cash* £238m £38m n/a    

*Throughout this page ‘*’ indicates terms defined or explained in the glossary PDF 30Kb

  1. On a 52 week basis*
  2. 2012/13 comparatives restated by £3m in the UK & Ireland division to reflect reclassification of pension administrative expenses from finance costs to retail profit, as per the amended IAS 19

2013/14 Highlights:

  • Good progress in tough environment
    • Extremely challenging Q1, remainder of year more encouraging, except for persistent weak economic backdrop in France*
    • Reported adjusted PBT up 4.1% and stronger underlying progress
      • Market share growth in France, UK and Poland
      • Grown Economic Profit (KEP*) to £74m
      • Strong free cash flow* generation of £559m after capital expenditure
  • Exceptional accounting gain of £131m principally relating to the successful resolution of the Kesa demerger French tax case
  • ‘Creating the Leader’ programme continues to progress, on-going self-help initiatives supporting short-term performance whilst positioning the business for future growth
  • B&Q UK & Ireland’s accelerated evolution now underway, led by strengthened team

Keep up to date

On the move

Live share price and news on our mobile site or Investor Relations iPad app

Email alerts

Sign up to our email alert service and get the latest updates delivered to your inbox