Key financial data
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Summary financial results
|$ million||2016||2015||Change||Constant currency change|
|Core operating profit1||419||409||+2%||+14%|
|Profit attributable to shareholders||155||252||-38%||-22%|
|Core profit attributable to shareholders4||276||286||-3%||+11%|
|Basic earnings per share (cents)||66.5||126.6||-47%||-34%|
|Core basic earnings per share (cents)4||118.5||143.7||-18%||-5%|
|Dividend per share (cents)||33.0||32.0||0%||–|
|Net cash flow from operating activities||293||366||-20%||–|
1 Before the amortisation of intangible assets other than software and exceptional items included in operating profit, as set out in Note 5 to the financial information; previously referred to as adjusted operating profit.
2 Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation. EBITDA is stated before impairment charges and share of results from associated companies.
3 EBITDA before exceptional items.
4 Before the exceptional items and other adjustments as set out in Note 5 to the financial information.