Underlying excludes exceptional items and also revenue and trading profits from major events (Asian Games in 2011 and London Olympics in 2012), Poit Energia acquisition, pass-through fuel and currency movements. A bridge between reported and underlying revenue and trading profits is provided within the Detailed Financial Review.
2012 and 2011 numbers are pre-exceptional items. Exceptional items are explained within the Detailed Financial Review.
The Board is recommending a final dividend of 15.63 pence per ordinary share, which, when added to the interim dividend of 8.28 pence, gives a total for the year of 23.91 pence per ordinary share.
The Directors' Report of Aggreko plc for the year ended 31 December 2012 includes the section headed 'Our Performance' and the sections of the Annual Report referred to in these pages. This Annual Report contains forward looking statements. These forward looking statements are not guarantees of future performance. Rather they are based on current views and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to differ from any future results or developments expressed or implied from the forward looking statements. Each forward looking statement speaks only as of the date of the particular statement.