Key facts

Six months ended 30 June 2017

H1 2017

H1 2016

Key financial performance measures

EBITDA (£ million)12170
Underlying earnings (£ million)917
Underlying earnings per share (pence)2.24.2
Total dividends (pence per share)4.92.1
Net cash from operating activities (£ million)197151
Net debt (£ million)37285

Statutory accounting measures

(Loss) / profit before tax (£ million)(83)184
Reported basic (loss) / earnings per share (pence)(17)37
Half year results

Half year results for the six months ended 30th June 2017: delivering growth strategyEBITDA of £121m, improved renewables earnings, profitable retail operations and strong operational performance.

Investor relations

Mark Strafford

Investor Relations Manager

 +44 (0)1757612491

Drax Power Station, Drax, Selby YO8 8PH


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Financial calendar

General Meeting

8 February 2017

Preliminary results announcement

16 February 2017

Annual General Meeting

13 April 2017

Ordinary Shares marked ex-final dividend

20 April 2017

Record date for entitlement to final dividend

21 April 2017

Payment of final dividend

12 May 2017

Trading update and capital markets event

15 June 2017

Financial half year end

30 June 2017

Announcement of half year results

19 July 2017

Financial year end

31 December 2017