Provident Financial - Interim Report & Accounts 2005

7. Earnings per share

The basic and diluted earnings per share figures have been calculated using the profit for the period attributable to ordinary shareholders of £58.6m (30 June 2004: £59.1m, 31 December 2004: £144.4m) and the weighted average number of shares in issue during the period.

The weighted average number of shares in issue during the period can be reconciled to the number used in the basic and diluted earnings per share calculations as follows:

This is a financial table. Please refer to the downloadable PDF for the accessible version of this table.

This is a financial table. Please refer to the downloadable PDF for the accessible version of this table.

 

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