|Profit before tax||211||159||243||263||199||306|
|Adjusted diluted EPS (cents)2||59.6c||52.5c||72.9c||69.9c||56.5c||87.4c|
THESE FORECASTS ARE NOT ENDORSED BY WOOD GROUP, AND HAVE NOT BEEN REVIEWED OR REPORTED ON IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF RULE 28.1(A) OF THE CITY CODE ON TAKEOVERS AND MERGERS (THE “CODE”).
Last updated on 20 March 2017 - In accordance with rule 28.7(c) of the Code any new forecasts will be reflected in the consensus calculations promptly after their publication.
1) EBITA represents operating profit from continuing operations pre-exceptional items on a proportionally consolidated basis and before the deduction of amortisation and is provided as it is a key unit of measurement used by the Group in the management of its business.
2) Adjusted diluted earnings per share is calculated by dividing earnings before exceptional items and amortisation, net of tax, by the weighted average number of ordinary shares in issue during the period, excluding shares held by the Group's employee share ownership trusts and adjusted to assume conversion of all potentially dilutive ordinary shares.
3) Forecasts from the following organisations have been included in the calculation of the consensus information above. The forecast publication date for each is show in brackets.
Credit Suisse (21/2/17), Barclays Capital (22/2/17), Exane BNP Paribas (22/2/17), CanAccord Genuity (22/2/17), Ramond James (8/3/17), RBC (22/2/17), Bank of America Merill Lynch (22/2/17), Morgan Stanley (21/2/17), Macquarie (22/2/17), Redburn (3/3/17), Mirabaud Securities (21/2/17), Numis (22/2/17) and Jefferies (22/2/17)
4) The following is a list of organisations that have been excluded from the above consensus calculations, together with the reason for exclusion:
*JP Morgan Cazanove - forecasts pre-date the publication of the latest preliminary statement of annual results
*UBS - forecasts pre-date the publication of the latest preliminary statement of annual results
*Citigroup - forecasts pre-date the publication of the latest preliminary statement of annual results
*Deutsche Bank - forecasts pre-date the publication of the latest preliminary statement of annual results
*Goldman Sachs – forecast did not disclose results consistent with Wood Group profit measure
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