The Economist Financials

£353.2 M

Revenue FY, 2017
Gross profit (FY, 2017)238.1 M
Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %67.4%
Net income (FY, 2017)41.4 M
EBITDA (FY, 2017)61 M
EBIT (FY, 2017)54 M
Cash, 31-Mar-201722.6 M

Capital Structure

Revenue/Financials

Income Statement

Annual

GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

266.4 m312.8 m319.9 m347.2 m361.8 m346 m331.5 m324.5 m330.9 m353.2 m

Revenue growth, %

(2%)2%

Cost of goods sold

77.3 m90.5 m93.3 m97.7 m100.3 m99.3 m95.1 m98.2 m106.2 m115.1 m

Gross profit

189.1 m222.3 m226.7 m249.5 m261.5 m246.6 m236.5 m226.2 m224.7 m238.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %

71%71%71%72%72%71%71%70%68%67%

Operating expense total

144.8 m166.6 m169.1 m186.2 m194.3 m179.1 m177.5 m166.9 m164.1 m184.1 m

EBITDA

47.9 m60.4 m65 m71.8 m75.9 m77.7 m69.3 m64.5 m61 m

EBITDA margin, %

18%19%20%21%21%22%21%19%17%

EBIT

44.3 m55.7 m57.5 m63.3 m67.2 m67.5 m59 m59.4 m60.7 m54 m

EBIT margin, %

17%18%18%18%19%20%18%18%18%15%

Pre tax profit

47.1 m55.7 m50 m59.5 m64.7 m64 m56.9 m53.8 m54.1 m49.4 m

Income tax expense

(14.9 m)(17.8 m)(11.8 m)(15.3 m)(17.4 m)(15.3 m)(12.9 m)(11.8 m)(10.6 m)(8 m)

Net Income

32.2 m37.9 m38.2 m44.2 m47.2 m48.7 m44 m42 m43.5 m41.4 m

Balance Sheet

Annual

GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

12.1 m42.4 m41.2 m54.1 m51.4 m38.7 m42.9 m47.1 m35.8 m22.6 m

Accounts Receivable

39.7 m43.6 m43.3 m44.4 m47.5 m49.2 m41.9 m40.8 m40.2 m40.9 m

Inventories

2.8 m2.7 m1.6 m1.8 m2 m2.2 m2.7 m2 m1.3 m1.5 m

Current Assets

78.2 m107 m110.4 m126.1 m122.8 m111 m108.5 m108.1 m100.2 m88 m

PP&E

23.4 m22.5 m22.1 m25.5 m25.6 m28.3 m27.2 m42.5 m9.9 m10.4 m

Goodwill

101.6 m113.4 m128.6 m

Total Assets

121.9 m176.3 m242.7 m258.3 m254.2 m255.6 m237.3 m264 m246.5 m261.7 m

Accounts Payable

9.1 m9.4 m9.8 m14.2 m13.9 m11 m14.3 m14.6 m14.7 m17.4 m

Current Liabilities

126.7 m157 m167.7 m181.6 m188 m179.7 m181.7 m160.6 m160.3 m172.2 m

Non-Current Liabilities

2.8 m34.4 m76.8 m65.2 m70.7 m87.3 m60.1 m127.3 m163.5 m187.3 m

Total Debt

4.2 m5.6 m6.8 m6.8 m3.5 m9.2 m10.2 m13 m11.3 m

Total Liabilities

129.5 m191.4 m244.5 m246.8 m258.8 m266.9 m241.9 m287.9 m323.8 m359.4 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

1.3 m1.3 m1.3 m1.3 m1.3 m1.3 m1.3 m1.3 m1.3 m1.3 m

Retained Earnings

(10.6 m)14 m5.3 m8.2 m8.2 m7.8 m3.1 m4.4 m114.2 m2.8 m

Total Equity

(7.6 m)(15.1 m)(1.8 m)11.6 m(4.6 m)(11.4 m)(4.5 m)(23.9 m)(77.3 m)(97.7 m)

Debt to Equity Ratio

-0.3 x-3.1 x0.6 x-1.5 x-0.3 x-2 x-0.4 x-0.2 x-0.1 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0 x0 x0 x0 x0 x0 x0 x0.1 x0 x

Financial Leverage

-16 x-11.7 x-135.7 x22.3 x-55.6 x-22.5 x-52.5 x-11 x-3.2 x-2.7 x

Cash Flow

Annual

GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

32.2 m37.9 m38.2 m44.2 m47.2 m48.7 m44 m42 m43.5 m41.4 m

Cash From Operating Activities

45.6 m56.7 m63.4 m77.5 m70.4 m59.9 m69 m54 m39.9 m49.8 m

Dividends Paid

42.9 m23.9 m32.9 m36 m39.1 m40.9 m40.9 m40.9 m36.9 m38.6 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(290 k)20.6 m47.8 m(5.2 m)(6.8 m)(1.8 m)(4.6 m)(48.7 m)(161.1 m)(57.3 m)

Net Change in Cash

694 k(1.8 m)23.5 m(12.3 m)4.3 m(5.6 m)(7.4 m)1.1 m(12 m)(16.6 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(12.9 m)(11.8 m)(10.6 m)

Ratios

GBPY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

208.3 k

Debt/Equity

-0.1 x

Financial Leverage

-2.7 x
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