Financial Information Key facts

Full year financial highlights

Highlights of the year

Chairman's statement

  • Continued progress:
    • year on year growth in EBITDA and profit before tax
    • recommended final dividend of 4.00 pence per share
    • extending minimum dividend commitment of 6.00 pence per share for the year ending 31 March 2019
“We are proud to have played an important part in Hull’s UK City of Culture programme.”

Graham Holden
Non-Executive Chairman
8 June 2018

 

CEO's statement

  • Sustainable momentum established across the business
  • Future focus on:
    • completing our fibre deployment in Hull & East Yorkshire
    • building further market opportunities to maximise the value of our Enterprise capability
“The operating segments we established in the prior year allow for a better understanding of segmental performance and clearer communication of their individual strategies through to performance.”

Bill Halbert
Chief Executive
8 June 2018

 

Performance review

  • EBITDA up 1% year on year despite lower revenue
  • Increase in statutory profit before tax of 11.5%
  • Strong net debt performance
“Our Hull & East Yorkshire segment continues to perform well and during the year we saw growth across core channels.”

Jane Aikman
Chief Financial Officer
8 June 2018