Our key performance indicators

The following charts illustrate the Group’s performance for the 12-month periods to 30 June over the last three years.

Financial KPIs

Underlying1 Net Gaming Revenue ('NGR')

Underlying NGR is an indicator of the Group’s top-line growth. It is revenue retained from the amounts staked after paying out customer winnings and deducting customer incentives. Underlying NGR increased by 6% in the year with all business units in growth.

Underlying1 operating profit/(loss)

Underlying operating profit provides a picture of the underlying performance and is a key indicator of the Group’s success in delivering top-line growth while controlling costs. Underlying operating profit decreased to an operating profit of £19.1m.

Net debt

Net debt is calculated as total borrowings less cash and short-term deposits. Net debt increased in the year due to the £172.9m.

Underlying1 EBITDA

Underlying EBITDA is earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, amortisation and separately disclosed items. It is calculated by taking underlying operating profit before separately disclosed items and adding back depreciation and amortisation. Underlying EBITDA for the year decreased to £77.1m.

Stakeholder KPIs

Earnings per share ('EPS')

EPS is a key indicator of the Group’s growth after allowing for all costs including separately disclosed items. EPS decreased to a loss of 20.4p.


Underlying1,2 EPS

Underlying EPS is a key indicator of the Group’s growth before allowing for separately disclosed items. Underlying EPS decreased to 1.2p. 

Dividend per share

Dividend per share is the sum of declared dividends issued by the Company for every ordinary share outstanding.

Taking account of the continued challenging trading environment and the strong pipeline of investment opportunities to drive revenue and profit growth, the Board has not proposed a full year dividend but expects to recommence dividend payments as soon as circumstances permit.



1. Underlying measures exclude the impact of amortisation of acquired intangibles; profit or loss on disposal of businesses; acquisition and disposal costs including changes to deferred or contingent consideration; impairment charges; reversal of impairment charges; restructuring costs as part of an announced programme and discontinued operations, should they occur in the period. Collectively these items are referred to a separately disclosed items.
2. Before discontinued operations.