WE COMBINE STRATEGIC CLARITY, OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE AND FINANCIAL STRENGTH TO DELIVER SUSTAINABLE BENEFITS FOR CUSTOMERS, BUSINESS PARTNERS, SHAREHOLDERS AND EMPLOYEES.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
OPERATING PROFIT BEFORE TAX
[EEV OPERATING PROFIT] BEFORE TAX
INSURANCE GROUPS DIRECTIVE (IGD) CAPITAL SURPLUS1
WORLDWIDE SALES UP 7% TO £1.9BN [APE] (2010: £1.8bn)
FULL YEAR DIVIDEND INCREASED BY 35% TO 6.40P PER SHARE (2010: 4.75p per share)
EUROPEAN EMBEDDED VALUE (EEV) PER SHARE UP 11%
[EARNINGS PER SHARE] 12.46P (2010: 14.07p)
FINANCIAL STRENGTH4 AA-
TOTAL IFRS PROFIT AFTER TAX £723M (2010: £820m)
IFRS PROFIT BEFORE TAX3
To be paid on 23 May 2012
FULL YEAR DIVIDEND
1 Figures after accrual of proposed dividend, based on draft unaudited regulatory returns.
2 See the section for a full breakdown of net cash generation.
3 IFRS Profit before tax attributed to shareholders.
4 Standard & Poor’s Financial Strength rating for Legal & General Assurance Society Limited. As at 13 March 2012.