The directors have pleasure in submitting to shareholders their report, together with the audited financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2005.
|Profit before tax
|Adjusted profit before tax*
|Adjusted earnings per share*
| US cents
| UK pence (up 22%)
| SAcents (up 17%)
|Adjusted diluted earnings per share
|Basic earnings per share (US cents)
|Dividends per share (US cents)
|Net cash inflow from
Statements by the chairman, chief executive and chief financial officer on the performance during the year and the future prospects of the group’s businesses are included in chairman’s statement, in the chief executive’s review and pages in of the financial review of this report, respectively. The principal activities of the group are the manufacture, distribution and sale of beer and soft drinks, further details of which are set out in the review of operations section of this report.
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