Annual Update

Highlights

  • Adjusted earnings per share+ up 3.7% to 27.7 pence (2015: 26.7 pence)
  • Dividend per share up 8.6% to 11.4 pence (2015: 10.5 pence)
  • £187.0m (2015: £140.9m) net capital investment from strong cash generation
    - Investing in further enhancing customer experience on bus and rail to drive future growth
  • Sale of "retail" part of megabus Europe to FlixBus
  • Actions to stimulate growth in UK Bus: low fares strategy, digital improvements and continued investment
  • One of two shortlisted bidders for new South West Trains rail franchise
  • Strong financial position - successful re-financing of £400m bonds
  • No significant change to our expected 2016/17 adjusted earnings per share
 

Adjusted earnings per share

Adjusted earnings per share

 

Dividend per ordinary share

Dividend per ordinary share

 

Total shareholder return

Total shareholder return

 

Notes

1. Adjusted earnings per share:
See Note 9 to the consolidated financial statements.
2. Dividend per ordinary share:
See Note 8 to the consolidated financial statements.
3. Total shareholder return:
The graph compares the performance of the Stagecoach Group Total Shareholder Return (‘TSR’)(share value movement plus reinvested dividends) over the 5 years to 30 April 2016 compared with that of First Group, Go-Ahead Group, National Express Group, the FTSE 350 Travel and Leisure All-Share Index, and the FTSE 250 Index.