2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

Unit sales

15,855

16,449

16,043

15,171

14,572

Housing revenue

£3,420.1m

£3,545.8m

£3,422.3m

£3,136.8m

£2,901.7m

Average selling price

£215,709

£215,563

£213,321

£206,765

£199,127

Profit from operations

£1,036.7m

£1,091.9m

£966.1m

£778.5m

£634.5m

Profit before tax

£1,048.1m

£1,100.0m

£977.1m

£782.8m

£637.8m

Basic earnings per share

269.1p

286.3p

258.6p

205.6p

173.0p

Diluted earnings per share

268.6p

283.7p

246.5p

199.5p

169.1p

Cash return/dividend per share

235.0p

235.0p

235.0p

135.0p

110.0p

Net assets per share

1,021.7p

1,006.0p

1,036.6p

887.3p

800.7p

Total shareholders' equity

£3,258.3m

£3,194.5m

£3,201.6m

£2,737.4m

£2,455.8m

Return on capital employed

37.0%

41.3%

40.3%

30.7%

25.1%

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