Highlights

10%

Revenue up 10% to £281.6 million (2015: £255.9 million)

19%

Underlying operating profit up 19% to £171.3 million (2015: £144.1 million)

27%

Reported operating profit up 27% to £169.6 million (2015: £133.1 million)

12.67p

Basic EPS from continuing operations of 12.67p per share (2015: 0.85p)

30%

Operating cash flow up 30% to £177.0m (2015: £135.8m)

2.2x

Net external debt down £135.3m to £392.6m (2015: £527.9m), representing a reduction in leverage to 2.2x (2015: 3.4x)

0.5%

Number of retailer forecourts advertising on the Auto Trader marketplace up 0.5% at 13,514 (2015: 13,452)

10.5%

Average Revenue Per Retailer forecourt (ARPR) per month up 10.5% to £1,384 (2015: £1,252)

7.5%

Advert views per month increased by 7.5% to 243 million (2015: 226 million)