Investors: Year End Summaries

Group Income Statement

Financial year ended:

30 April 2015
£'000
30 April 2016
£'000
30 April 2017
£'000
30 April 2018
£'000
30 April 2019
£'000
31 April 2020
£'000
Sales 127,049 123,539 131,587 124,811 127,046 144,512
Gross Margin 41,295 34,343 33,751 35,668 40,632 34,769
Operating Profit 20,447 12,748 9,948 13,580 16,411 12,858
Profit before tax 20,053 12,314 9,244 13,300 16,410 12,115
Tax (4,601) (3,376) (2,487) (3,865) (3,963) 3,775
Profit after tax 15,452 8,938 6,757 9,435 12,447 8,340
Minority interests (427) (100) (675) (931) (942) (474)
Shareholders' Profits 15,025 8,838 6,082 8,504 11,505 7,866

Group Financial Highlights

Financial year ended:

30th April 2011 £'000 30th April 2012 £'000 30th April 2013 £'000 30th April 2014 £'000 30th April 2015 £'000 30th April 2016 £'000 30th April 2017 £'000 30th April 2018 £'000 30th April 2019 £'000 30th April 2020 £'000
Sales 92,908 107,911 126,964 130,828 127,049  123,539 131,587 124,811 127,046 144,512
Profit before tax  8,148 12,273 20,296 24,095 20,053 12,314 9,244 13,300 16,410 12,115
Earnings per share 50.89p 124.33p 211.76p 264.38p 208.68p 122.75p 84.47p 118.11p 159.79p 107.93p
Return on capital employed 13.96% 19.65% 25.90% 28.16% 22.31% 12.02% 8.58% 12.53% 13.17% 10.44%
Dividends proposed 2,100 2,310 3,811 3,049 3,049 3,049 3,049 6,010 6,927 6,016
Totals Assets 98,025 104,054 119,227 128,739 139,492 158,235 156,947 157,642 189,440 192,274
Shareholders' funds 42,225 45,037 58,354 73,590 82,741 86,294 89,436 99,568 105,165 105,017

Group Cashflow Summaries

Financial year ended:

30th April 2011
£'000
30th April 2012
£'000
30th April 2013
£'000
30th April 2014
£'000
30th April 2015
£'000
30th April 2016
£'000
30th April 2017
£'000
30th April 2018
£'000
30th April 2019
£'000
30th April 2020
£'000
Funds generated from operating profits 12,222 16,945 24,666 28,672 25,943 17,544 16,440 19,694 24,841 20,970
Decrease/(increase) in working capital requirement (7,690) (5,156) (6,384) 5,998 (2,279) (3,839) (7,563) 15,862 (9,956) 1,540
Cash Generated from Operations 4,532 11,789 18,282 34,670 23,664 13,705 8,877 35,556 14,885 22,510
Interest paid (682) (951) (1,116) (845) (733) (723) (917) (754) (588) (844)
Corporation tax paid (3,359) (3,150) (4,581) (4,688) (4,904) (3,058) (2,675) (3,703) (3,093) (2,493)
Net Cash from Operating Activities 491 7,688 12,585 29,137 18,027 9,924 5,285 31,099 11,204 19,173
Investment in fixed assets and subsidiaries (6,842) (7,956) (11,455) (15,121) (20,962) (14,680) (8,114) (10,393) (14,963) (8,966)
Net loan (repayments) / proceeds 2,055 4,396 1,648 (8,892) 7,463 (321) 4,160 (12,909) 7,850 6,211
Dividend paids (2,311) (2,158) (2,478) (4,034) (3,049) (3,049) (3,049) (3,137) (6,577) (6,927)
Net inc. / (dec.) in Cash and Cash Equivalents (6,607) 1,970 300 1,090 1,479 (8,126) (1,718) 4,660 (2,486) 9,491

Group Balance Sheet Summaries

Financial year ended:

30 April 2011
£'000
30 April 2012
£'000
30 April 2013
£'000
30 April 2014
£'000
30 April 2015
£'000
30 April 2016
£'000
30 April 2017
£'000
30 April 2018
£'000
30 April 2019
£'000
30 April 2020
£'000
Fixed Assets 25,431 26,208 33,308 44,096 55,659 62,530 65,739 69,154 74,106 75,718
Investment in associates 1,137 1,238 1,314 1,193 1,477 1,640 2,045 1,963 739 816
Intangible Assets 12,299 12,531 11,496 10,634 10,865 17,565 18,240 21,138 22,354 24,695
Trade and other receivables               728 505 252
  38,867 39,977 46,118 55,923 68,001 81,735 86,024 92,983 97,704 101,481
                     
Current assets 59,158 64,077 73,109 72,816 71,491 76,500 70,923 64,659 91,736 90,793
Current liabilities (32,123) (35,477) (36,505) (40,479) (32,066) (46,393) (36,670) (42,752) (58,055) (63,476)
Net current assets 27,035 28,600 36,604 32,337 39,425 30,107 34,253 21,907 33,681 27,317
                     
Long term liabilities (15,858) (17,037) (17,614) (7,821) (17,446) (18,676) (23,980) (6,104) (20,718) (16,125)
Deferred Tax (4,382) (2,832) (2,581) (2,869) (3,458) (3,049) (2,636) (3,959) (1,376) (3,071)
Net Worth 45,662 48,708 62,527 77,570 86,522 90,117 93,661 104,827 109,291 109,602
                     
Share capital 720 720 720 720 720 720 720 720 720 736
Reserves 41,505 44,317 57,634 72,870 82,021 85,574 88,716 98,848 104,445 104,281
Shareholders funds 42,225 45,037 58,354 73,590 82,741 86,294 89,436 99,568 105,165 105,017
Minority interests 3,437 3,671 4,173 3,980 3,781 3,823 4,225 5,259 4,126 4,585
  45,662 48,708 62,527 77,570 86,522 90,117 93,661 104,827 109,291 109,602