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Five Year Summary

Five Year Summary
All figures in millions 2001 UK GAAP 2002 UK GAAP 2003 IFRS 2004 IFRS 2005 IFRS
Sales
Continuing operations 4,075 4,172 3,850 3,696 4,096
Discontinued operations 150 148 169 190 27
Total 4,225 4,320 4,019 3,886 4,123
Adjusted operating profit
Pearson Education 274 326 292 277 348
FT Group 49 51 41 71 101
The Penguin Group 80 87 83 52 60
Continuing operations 403 464 416 400 509
Adjusted earnings per share 21.4p 30.3p 27.6p 27.5p 34.1p
Dividends per share 22.3p 23.4p 24.2p 25.4p 27.0p
Net assets 3,920 3,468 3,161 3,014 3,733
Net debt 2,379 1,408 1,376 1,221 996
Operating free cash flow per share 29.6p 38.3p 26.2p 34.9p 55.1p
Total free cash flow per share 17.6p 27.0p 23.9p 35.7p 54.0p
Return on invested capital % 4.6 6.0 6.0 6.2 6.7

Information for 2001 and 2002 is presented under UK GAAP. Information for 2003 onwards is presented under IFRS. See note 34 for details of the adjustments made in transitioning from UK GAAP to IFRS.

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