Overview - investment

Financial Highlights

   
  Quarters ended November 30,
  2013 2012(2) Change
(in thousands of dollars, except percentages and per share data) $ $ %
Operations
Revenue 516,971 366,608 41.0
Operating income before depreciation and amortization (1) 224,040 156,884 42.8
Operating income 106,698 83,581 27.7
Profit for the period 56,839 47,106 20.7
Profit for the period attributable to owners of the Corporation 23,055 18,530 24.4
       
Cash Flow
Cash flow from operating activities 60,235 (6,005)
Cash flow from operations(1) 159,222 101,501 56.9
Acquisitions of property, plant and equipment, intangible and other assets 86,580 83,155 4.1
Free cash flow(1) 72,642 18,346
       
Financial condition(3)
Property, plant and equipment 1,863,364 1,874,866 (0.6)
Total assets 5,451,881 5,452,513
Indebtedness(4) 3,102,202 3,054,275 1.6
Equity attributable to owners of the Corporation 477,136 457,273 4.3
       
Per Share Data(6)
Earnings per share attributable to owners of the Corporation      
Basic 1.38 1.11 24.3
Diluted 1.37 1.10 24.5


(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 total 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.