G4S 2016 Full Year Results

  • 08 Mar 2017 13:02

G4S announces its Full Year Results for the year to 31 December 2016

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We made good progress with our transformation strategy in 2016 and our continuing businesses delivered revenue growth of 6.3% and earnings growth of 16.6%. We now have much stronger foundations, growing competitive capabilities and an attractive array of market opportunities. Our transformation strategy is expected to produce further performance improvements and underpins our aim of delivering sustainable, profitable growth.
ashley almanza G4S Chief Executive Officer 
Operational and financial highlights:  

• New contract sales: £2.5 billion total value; £1.3 billion annual value
• Pipeline £6.8 billion annual value
• Developed markets revenues +6.8%a,d; Emerging markets revenues +5.4%a,d 
• Secure Solutions revenues +4.1%a,d; Cash Solutions revenues +18.8%a,d 
• Strong growth in technology, systems and software revenues +36%
• Group’s net debt to EBITDA improved to 2.8x
• Dividend: Final 5.82p per share (2015: 5.82p); Full year 9.41p per share (2015: 9.41p)

Group results 


Continuing Businessesa

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Statutory Resultsb

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a Results from continuing businesses, presented at constant exchange rates other than for operating cash flow, exclude results from businesses identified for sale or closure and onerous contracts. The basis of preparation of results of continuing businesses and an explanation of Alternative Performance Measures, is on page 4.  
 b See page 17 for the basis of preparation of statutory results. Statutory earnings represent profit attributable to equity shareholders of G4S plc.
 c Operating cash flow is stated after pension deficit contributions of £39 million (2015: £44 million) and 2015 amounts are presented at actual 2015 exchange rates. Statutory operating cash flow is net cash flow from operating activities of continuing operations.
 d Growth rates on a constant currency basis. 

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