2018 financial highlights

08/11/19 15:30 augustine - ASCENTIAL PLC
For the twelve months ended 31 December, 2018, the Ascential financial publications reflect a 19% revenue growth on continuing operations to GBP348.5 million (2017: GBP292.9 million). This reflects growth of 6.3% on an Organic basis and 9.6% on a Proforma basis. Adjusted EBITDA grew 7.5% to GBP101.8 million (2017: GBP94.7 million) which reflects a 3.8% growth on an Organic basis and 12.5% on a Proforma basis. Reported operating profit from continuing operations of GBP40.2 million was 28.4% higher than GBP31.3 million in the prior year. The financials also reflect further growth in earnings per share with Adjusted diluted earnings per share on continuing operations of 15.3 pence up 12.5% (2017: 13.6 pence) and reported diluted earnings per share on total operations of 51.4 pence (2017: 4.4 pence). Edited (1)
The amount value of account Other Stock Holders' Equity for balance date 31/12/14 changed from 0 GBP to -500,000 GBP.