Key facts

£51.0bn(a)

Group sales
(2016/17: £49.9bn)

£57.5bn(a)

Statutory revenue
(2016/17: £55.9bn)

£1,644m(a)

Group operating profit before exceptional items
(2016/17: £1,280m)

£1,837m(a)

Operating profit
(2016/17: £1,017m)

£1,298m(a)

Statutory profit before tax
(2016/17: £145m)

11.88p(a)

Diluted EPS pre-exceptional items,IAS 19 finance costs and IAS 39 fair value remeasurements
(2016/17: 7.30p)

12.08p(a)

Statutory diluted EPS
(2016/17: 0.81p)

£2,773m

Retail operating cash flow
(2016/17: £2,278m)

£(2.6)bn(b)

Net debt
(2016/17: £(3.7)bn)

3.0p(a)

Dividend per share
(2016/17: 0.0p)

440,000(a)

Colleagues at year end
(2016/17: 460,000)

  • (a) Reported on a continuing operations basis.
  • (b) Excludes the net debt of Tesco Bank.