Overview - Investment

Financial Highlights
 
  Quarters ended November 30,
2013 2012(2) Change
(in thousands of dollars, except percentages and per share data) $ $ %
   
Operations
Revenue 474,980 327,911 44.9
Operating income before depreciation and amortization(1) 211,522 147,176 43.7
Operating margin(1) 44.5% 44.9% -
Operating Income 95,520 75,210 27.0
Profit for the period 49,698 42,113 18.0
 
Cash Flow
Cash flow from operating activities 63,110 (280) -
Cash flow from operations(1) 153,264 99,731 53.7
Acquisitions of property, plant and equipment, intangible and other assets 85,089 82,833 2.7
Free cash flow(1) 68,175 16,898 -
 
Capital intensity(1) 17.9% 25.3% -
Financial Condition(2)
Property, plant and equipment 1,842,190 1,854,155 (0.6)
Total assets 5,249,288 5,253,097 (0.1)
Indebtedness(4) 2,991,147 2,944,182 1.6
Shareholders’ equity 1,381,635 1,344,092 2.8
 
Per Share Data(5)
Earnings per share      
Basic 1.02 0.87 17.2
Diluted 1.01 0.86 17.4
 

(1) The indicated terms do not have standardized definitions prescribed by International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”) and therefore, may not be comparable to similar measures presented by other companies. For more details, please consult the “Non-IFRS financial measures” section of the Management’s discussion and analysis (“MD&A”).

(2) Comparative figures have been adjusted to comply with the adoption of IAS 19 - Employee Benefits. For further details, please refer to Note 2 of the condensed interim consolidated financial statements.

(3) At November 30, 2013 and August 31, 2013.

(4) Indebtedness is defined as the aggregate of bank indebtedness, principal on long-term debt, balance due on a business combination and obligations under derivative financial instruments.

(5) Per multiple and subordinate voting share.