KpiStrategic focus2014 performance
RevenueRevenue from housebuilding activities is expected to increase significantly and this will be supplemented by land sales28.0%
Profit before taxThe Board's expectation is to continue to build on the profitability achieved over the last two years and will seek to secure this by the planned expansion of housebuilding65.7%
Net asset value per share1The value added to the land bank by the planning process will continue to be the Group's key focus. Further value will be extracted from the land bank through the development activities10.1%
Dividend per shareIt is the Group's intention to progressively increase the dividend annually as profits rise122.2%
Basic earnings per shareThe increase in revenue and profitability mentioned above will have a proportional impact on earnings per share which should continue to improve45.0%
Number of plots with or without planning consentThe Group's focus is to have a land bank of approximately 5,000 residential plots within the next twelve months61.9%
Total residential plots soldIn line with the expanding housebuilding activity, less plots are sold to housebuilders. The Group's objective will be to sell consented plots to raise working capital or those plots that are unlikely to be developed by Inland Homes62.5%
Residential home salesThe Group expects to sell 270 residential units in the year to June 2015 and the plan is to increase this target to 500 units in the medium term107.3%
Planning permission gained during the yearThe core activity of the Group is to acquire sites without planning consent and to secure consent on the majority of them within two years from purchase23.8%
Average number of employeesThe average number of employees has increased from 14 to 24 and this will continue to rise modestly as the volume of housebuilding increases71.4%
  1. Excludes the Group's interest in DGVL from which Inland expects to derive a further 2.8p per share net of tax and any unrealised gains within our land bank.

* Includes plots sold within DGVL.