Financial Performance

 


Year ended 31 December


2015


2014


 Growth


Adjusted total income £m*


2,381.5


1,381.1


72%


Adjusted operating profit £m


709.6


558.0


27%


Operating profit £m


499.9


346.0


44%


Adjusted profit before tax £m*


643.4


491.7


31%


Profit before tax £m


433.7


277.9


56%


Adjusted basic earnings per share (p)


129.4


103.3


25%


Basic earnings per share (p)


94.6


56.5


67%

 

* London Stock Exchange Group uses non-GAAP performance measures as key financial indicators as the Board believes these better reflect the underlying performance of the business.

Adjusted operating profit, adjusted profit before tax and adjusted earnings per share all exclude amortisation and impairment of purchased intangibles and goodwill and non-recurring items.

Figures include both continuing and discontinued operations and excludes unrealised gains and losses for 2014 at LCH.