|Highlights||6 months to 31 December 2016 unaudited from continuing operations||6 months to 31 December 2015 unaudited||Increase from the comparative period|
|Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA)||£2.3m||£2.2m||+5%|
|Profit before tax||£1.8m||£1.8m||Unchanged|
|Earnings per share||3.6p||4.0p||-10%|
|Operating profit margin||4.1%||4.1%||Unchanged|
|Return on Capital Employed*||56.3%||44.7%||+26%|
|Interim dividend per share||1.6p||1.2p||+33%|
* Return on Capital Employed is calculated as adjusted operating profit divided by average capital employed where capital employed is equity less goodwill less net funds.