Annual Report 2016 - Page 68

Annual Report 2016 Notes to the Financial Statements 10 Dividends Paid or Proposed 2016 2015 £’000 £’000 Ordinary interim dividend paid of 259.0p (2015: 211.7p) per share 11 33,205 27,138 Earnings per Share The calculation of earnings per share is based on profit for the financial year divided by the weighted average number of shares in issue during the year. The calculations of earnings per share are based on the following profits and number of shares: 2016 2015 (as restated) £’000 £'000 Profit for the financial year and profit for earnings per share 40,710 27,992 2016 Number of Shares 2015 Number of Shares Weighted average number of shares for basic and diluted earnings per share 12,819,856 12,819,856 12 Intangible Assets - Goodwill Group £’000 66 Cost    At 1 April 2015    Acquisitions in the year    Adjustments in respect of prior year acquisitions 45,900 4,000 28    At 31 March 2016 49,928 Amortisation    At 1 April 2015    Charge for the year 19,059 4,328 At 31 March 2016 23,387 Net Book Value At 31 March 2016 26,541 At 31 March 2015 26,841 During the year ended 31 March 2016 adjustments were made in respect of goodwill on prior year acquisitions of £28,000 reflecting adjustments made in the year to the provisional fair values of consideration and the acquired assets and liabilities as reported last year.