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  Pearson Annual Report 1997    

Financial Data

   
 

Note of Historical Cost Profits and Losses

For the year ended 31 December 1997

 

  1997 1996
All Figures in Million    



Reported profit before taxation 128.6 356.8
Realisation of property revaluations 2.6 (1.2)



Historical cost profit on ordinary activities before taxation 131.2 355.6



Historical cost profit/(loss) retained after taxation,
equity minority interests and dividends
(71.5) 136.6



1997 Annual Report
* Group summary
* Information
* Education
* Entertainment
* Investment banking
* Chairman's statement
* Chief Executive's review
* Financial Review
* Financial Policy
* Consolidated profit and loss account
* Consolidated balance sheet
* Consolidated statement of cash flows
* Statement of total recognised gains and losses
* Note of historical cost profits and losses
* Reconciliation of movements in equity shareholders' funds
* Principal subsidiaries and associates
* Five year summary
* Shareholder information
   
* Notes to the accounts
 

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