Quarterly Financial Highlights

 
  Quarters ended November 30
2014 2013 Change
(in thousands of dollars, except percentages and per share data) $ $ %
   
Operations
Revenue 497,001 474,980 4.6
Adjusted EBITDA(1) 218,860 211,522 3.5
Operating margin(1) 44.0% 44.5% -
Profit for the period 56,709 49,698 14.1
 
Cash Flow
Cash flow from operating activities 22,122 63,110 (64.9)
Cash flow from operations(1) 167,822 153,264 9.5
Acquisitions of property, plant and equipment, intangible and other assets(3) 102,883 85,089 20.9
Free cash flow(1) 64,939 68,175 (4.7)
 
Financial Condition(2)
Property, plant and equipment 1,850,109 1,830,971 1.0
Total assets 5,244,059 5,173,741 1.4
Indebtedness(3) 2,880,065 2,744,746 4.9
Shareholders’ equity 1,556,425 1,508,256 3.2
 
Capital intensity(1) 20.7% 17.9% -
 
Per Share Data(4)
Earnings per share      
Basic 1.16 1.02 13.7
Diluted 1.15 1.01 13.9
 

(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 Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A").

(2) At November 30, 2014 and August 31, 2014.

(3) Indebtedness is defined as the aggregate of bank indebtedness, principal on long-term debt and derivative financial instruments.

(4) Per multiple and subordinate voting share.