12 EARNINGS PER SHARE.


(i) Earnings per share

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Profit
before tax
2011
£m

Tax
(expense)/
credit
2011
£m

Profit
after tax
2011
£m

Per
share
2011
p

Profit
before tax
2010
£m

Tax
(expense)/
credit
2010
£m

Profit
after tax
2010
£m

Per
share
2010
p

Operating profit

1,469

(357)

1,112

19.08

1,224

(320)

904

15.52

Variation from longer term investment return

(111)

87

(24)

(0.41)

161

(43)

118

2.03

Effect of economic assumption changes

(21)

11

(10)

(0.17)

292

(83)

209

3.59

Effect of tax rate changes

156

156

2.67

33

33

0.57

Earnings per share based on profit attributable to equity holders

1,337

(103)

1,234

21.17

1,677

(413)

1,264

21.71

(ii) Diluted earnings per share

(a) Based on operating profit after tax

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Profit
after tax
2011
£m

Number of shares1
2011
m

Per
share
2011
p

Profit
after tax
2010
£m

Number of shares1
2010
m

Per
share
2010
p

Operating profit after tax

1,112

5,828

19.08

904

5,827

15.52

Net shares under options allocable for no further consideration

97

(0.31)

79

(0.21)

Diluted earnings per share

1,112

5,925

18.77

904

5,906

15.31

(b) Based on profit attributable to equity holders of the Company

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Profit
after tax
2011
£m

Number of shares1
2011
m

Per
share
2011
p

Profit
after tax
2010
£m

Number of shares1
2010
m

Per
share
2010
p

1.

Weighted average number of shares.

Profit attributable to equity holders of the Company

1,234

5,828

21.17

1,264

5,827

21.71

Net shares under options allocable for no further consideration

97

(0.34)

79

(0.30)

Diluted earnings per share

1,234

5,925

20.83

1,264

5,906

21.41

The number of shares in issue at 31 December 2011 was 5,872,166,893 (31 December 2010: 5,866,669,323).

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