Publication Date:

04 August 2016

 

Highlights

  • Continued strong financial performance on all key metrics
    • Underlying operating profit of €529 million, up 8%
    • Underlying earnings of 75.0 euro cents per share, up 11%
    • Cash generated from operations of €620 million, up 15%
    • Return on capital employed of 21.2%
  • Capital projects continue to deliver growth
  • Strategic acquisitions enhance packaging portfolio
  • Interim dividend declared of 18.81 euro cents per share