2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

Unit sales

13,575

15,855

16,449

16,043

15,171

Housing revenue

£3,129.5m

£3,420.1m

£3,545.8m

£3,422.3m

£3,136.8m

Average selling price

£230,534

£215,709

£215,563

£213,321

£206,765

Profit from operations

£862.8m

£1,036.7m

£1,091.9m

£966.1m

£778.5m

Profit before tax

£863.1m

£1,048.1m

£1,100.0m

£977.1m

£782.8m

Basic earnings per share

220.7p

269.1p

286.3p

258.6p

205.6p

Diluted earnings per share

219.9p

268.6p

283.7p

246.5p

199.5p

Cash return/dividend per share

110.0p

235.0p

235.0p

235.0p

135.0p

Net assets per share

1,102.7p

1,021.7p

1,006.0p

1,036.6p

887.3p

Total shareholders' equity

£3,518.4m

£3,258.3m

£3,194.5m

£3,201.6m

£2,737.4m

Return on capital employed

29.4%

37.0%

41.3%

40.3%

30.7%

 

All figures stated before exceptional items, goodwill amortisation/impairment, legacy buildings provision and includes land creditors where applicable. 
For further information on dividend payments please see our Capital Return Programme page.