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Key facts

£56.5bn

Group Sales1

2019: £56.9bn

 

£2,959m

Group operating profit before exceptional and other items2

2019: £2,607m

£2,063m

Retail free cash flow3

2019: £889m

£(12.1)bn

Net debt3

2019: £(13.2)bn

17.92p

Diluted EPS before exceptional and other items4

2019: 14.01p

9.15p

Dividend per share

2019: 5.77p

£64.8bn

Statutory revenue

2019: £63.9bn

£2,518m

Statutory operating profit

2019: £2,649m

£1,315m

Statutory profit before tax

2019: £1,617m 

9.54p

Statutory diluted EPS5

2019: 13.04p

*Last year figures restated for adoption of IFRS 16.

  1. Group sales exclude VAT and fuel. Sales growth shown on a comparable days basis for Central Europe and Asia. Booker consolidated from 5 March 2018 and therefore includes 9 additional days in FY 2019/20 vs. FY 2018/19. The 9 additional days of Booker sales in the current year contributed 0.2% to Group sales growth in the year.
  2. Excludes amortisation of acquired intangibles and excludes exceptional items by virtue of their size and nature in order to reflect management’s view of underlying performance.
  3. Net debt and retail free cash flow exclude the impact of Tesco Bank in order to provide further analysis of the retail cash flow statement. Net debt also includes lease liabilities following the adoption of IFRS 16. Net debt excluding lease liabilities was £(2.6)bn, down £0.2bn year-on-year.
  4. Headline ‘diluted earnings per share’ exclude exceptional items, amortisation of acquired intangibles, net pension finance costs and fair value remeasurements of financial instruments.
  5. Statutory diluted earnings per share includes the impact of a net post-tax charge of £(593)m in respect of exceptional items.