Analyst consensus as at 21 March 2017

All figures are quoted as £’000, except for EPS (earnings per share) which is quoted in sterling pence

2017 min max ave
Revenue 784.9 885.0 841.1
Profit before tax 54.9 64.6 60.3
EPS 9.0

15.9

11.2
2018 min max ave
Revenue 772.2
933.0 863.4
Profit before tax 67.0 79.2 73.7
EPS 10.0 18.0 12.8

Underlying basis: stated before exceptional items, the amortisation of acquired intangible assets, deferred tax on acquired intangible assets and goodwill, the gain or loss on disposal of businesses, the impact arising from the fair valuing of financial instruments and acquisition transaction costs.

Analyst Coverage

J.P. Morgan Cazenove* Alexander Mees +44 (0)20 7155 5000
Numis* Nick James +44 (0)20 7260 1000
UBS Gareth Jenkins +44 (0)20 7567 8000
Investec Marc Elliott +44 (0)20 7597 5021
Cenkos Securities Martin O’Sullivan +44 (0)20 7397 8900
Barclays Capital Richard Paige +44 (0)20 7623 2323
Berenberg Benjamin May +44 (0)20 3465 2667

* corporate brokers to Laird PLC

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