Highlights

7%

Revenue up 7% to £330.1 million (2017: £311.4 million)

67%

Operating profit margin up 2% points to 67% (2017: 65%)

10%

Reported operating profit up 10% to £220.6 million (2017: £203.1 million)

17.76p

Basic EPS from continuing operations up 15% to 17.76p (2017: 15.64p)

6%

Operating cash flow up 6% to £226.1m (2017: £212.9m)

1.4x

Net external debt down £16.3m to £338.7m (2017: £355.0m), with leverage at 1.46x (2017: 1.65x)

-1%

Number of retailer forecourts advertising on the Auto Trader marketplace down 1% at 13,213 (2017: 13,296 )

149+

Average Revenue Per Retailer forecourt (ARPR) per month up to £1,695 (2017: £1,546)

246m

Advert views per month consistent at 246 million (2017: 247 million)