Five year record

The James Fisher group's financial record ends 31 December.

View the last five year financial overview below:

Earnings per share  2017 (p) 2016 (p) 2015 (p) 2014 (p) 2013 (p)
Basic 77.5 79.4 79.7 80.2 76.6
Diluted 76.9 78.7 79.2 79.2  75.7
Underlying basic 79.3 76.9 69.0 74.9 66.3
Underlying diluted 78.7 76.3 68.5 74.0  65.6
Dividends declared per share 28.7 26.1 23.8 22.0 20.0

 

Key performance indicators

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Operating margin (%) 10.8 10.9 10.4 11.6 11.3
Return on capital employed (post tax) (%) 12.0 13.0 13.5 16.5  16.9
Net gearing (%) 47.7 41.0  43.0 30.7  29.6
Dividend cover (times) 2.7 2.9  2.9 3.4  3.3

 

Revenue 2017 (£m) 2016 (£m) 2015 (£m) 2014 (£m) 2013 (£m)
Marine Support  236.3 203.6 193.0 164.1 171.3
Specialist Technical 149.6 151.8 129.4 121.5 81.9
Offshore Oil  56.4 55.1 63.0 104.9 99.2
Tankships 57.0 55.5 52.5 54.3 61.3
 Total 499.3 466.0 437.9 444.8 413.7

 

Underlying operating profit 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Marine Support 25.3 21.0 19.3 14.2 18.3
Offshore Oil  3.6 4.2 7.4 22.4 19.7
Specialist Technical  18.8 19.9 13.9 13.3 7.7
Tankships  8.8 8.2 7.2 4.7 4.0
Common costs  (2.4) (2.5) (2.2) (3.1) (3.1)
Sub total 54.1 50.8 45.6 51.5 46.6
Net finance costs (5.5) (5.0) (4.4) (4.6) (5.3)
Underlying profit before taxation 48.6 45.8 41.2 46.9 41.3
Separately disclosed items* (1.3) (0.9) 5.0  2.3  4.9
Profit before taxation  47.3 44.9 46.2  49.2  46.2
Taxation (including tonnage tax)  (8.3) (6.8) (5.5)  (8.7)  (7.5)
 Profit after taxation 39.4 38.1 40.7  40.5  38.7

* Separately disclosed items comprise acquisition expenses, amortisation or acquired intangibles, impairment provisions and profits and losses on the disposal of businesses. 

 

 Summary balance sheet 2017 2016 2015  2014  2013
 Intangible assets 199.2  180.5  156.5  127.1  113.7
 Property, plant and equipment 132.5  131.0  127.6  116.6  108.2
 Investment in associates and joint ventures 9.4  7.8  7.7  10.6  10.8
 Working capital 109.3  86.3  68.1  49.5  44.8
 Contingent consideration (12.8)  (9.2)  (14.5)  (9.1)  (12.1)
 Pension obligations (19.8)  (26.8)  (27.0)  (21.8)  (23.1)
 Taxation (6.3)  (5.6)  (4.1)  (6.4)  (4.2)
 Capital employed 411.5  364.0  314.3  266.5  238.1
 Net borrowings 132.5  105.7  93.9  62.3  54.3
 Equity 279.0  258.3  220.4  204.2  183.8

  

Other data

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013

Number of employees

2,645 2,712 2,690 2,494 2,190

Market cap at B/S date (£m)

785.6 782.7 585.9 600.7 626.6
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