Group Income Statement

for the year ended 30 September 2012

Total Pre-exceptional item Exceptional item Total
  2012 2011 2011 2011
Notes €’000 €’000 €’000 €’000
Revenue 1 1,830,206 1,746,452 - 1,746,452
Cost of sales (1,528,523) (1,470,014) - (1,470,014)
Gross Profit 301,683 276,438 - 276,438
Distribution expenses (211,853) (193,381) (9,752) (203,133)
Administrative expenses (11,418) (7,405) - (7,405)
Other operating expenses 11 (13,512) (14,534) - (14,534)
Acquisition costs 26 (3,307) - - -
Share of joint ventures’ profit after tax 12 6,007 1,134 - 1,134
Operating profit 3 67,600 62,252 (9,752) 52,500
Finance income 4 8,012 8,322 - 8,322
Finance expense 4 (16,626) (16,657) - (16,657)
Profit before tax 58,986 53,917 (9,752) 44,165
Income tax expense 6 (11,373) (9,699) 1,991 (7,708)
Profit for the financial year 47,613 44,218 (7,761) 36,457
Profit attributable to:
Owners of the parent 47,700 36,419
Non-controlling interests 20 (87) 38
Profit for the financial year 47,613 36,457
Earnings per share
Basic 8 19.96c 15.10c
Diluted 8 19.89c 15.05c


On behalf of the Board
P. GrayL. FitzGerald
DirectorDirector