2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

Unit sales

16,449

16,043

15,171

14,572

13,509

Housing revenue

£3,545.8m

£3,422.3m

£3,136.8m

£2,901.7m

£2,573.9m

Average selling price

£215,563

£213,321

£206,765

£199,127

£190,533

Profit from operations

£1,091.9m

£966.1m

£778.5m

£634.5m

£473.3m

Profit before tax

£1,100.0m

£977.1m

£782.8m

£637.8m

£475.0m

Basic earnings per share

286.3p

258.6p

205.6p

173.0p

124.5p

Diluted earnings per share

283.7p

246.5p

199.5p

169.1p

124.3p

Cash return/dividend per share

235.0p

235.0p

135.0p

110.0p

95.0p

Net assets per share

1,006.0p

1,036.6p

887.3p

800.7p

715.4p

Total shareholders' equity

£3,194.5m

£3,201.6m

£2,737.4m

£2,455.8m

£2,192.6m

Return on capital employed

52.8%

51.5%

39.4%

32.1%

24.6%

All figures stated before exceptional items, goodwill amortisation/impairment where applicable. 
For further information on dividend payments please see our Capital Return Plan page