Bunzl increases its 2017 final dividend by 10%

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Bunzl increases its 2017 final dividend by 10%

Bunzl 2017 final results

Good increases at constant exchange rates in revenue, adjusted operating profit and adjusted earnings

per share

Organic revenue growth increased to 4.3%, the highest level since 2006

Group operating margin of 6.9%, down 20 basis points principally due to the impact of the significant additional business won in North America

Record level of committed acquisition spend of £616 million on 15 businesses acquired

Return on average operating capital of 53.1% with return on invested capital of 16.0%

Continued strong cash conversion (operating cash flow to adjusted operating profit) of 97%

25 year track record of dividend growth continues with a 10% increase in the dividend for the year

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