Quarterly Financial Highlights

 
  Quarters ended February 28
2014 2013(2) Change
(in thousands of dollars, except percentages and per share data) $ $ %
   
Operations
Revenue 486,008 429,672 13.1
Adjusted EBITDA(1) 221,616 195,826 13.2
Operating margin(1) 45.6% 45.6% -
Profit for the period 60,381 50,833 18.8
Profit for the period attributable to owners of the Corporation 60,381 51,035 18.3
 
Cash Flow
Cash flow from operating activities 181,628 150,084 21.0
Cash flow from operations(1) 174,013 140,401 23.9
Acquisitions of property, plant and equipment, intangible and other assets 80,806 104,433 (22.6)
Free cash flow(1) 93,207 35,968 -
 
Financial Condition(3)
Property, plant and equipment 1,838,584 1,854,155 (0.8)
Total assets 5,354,942 5,254,419 1.9
Indebtedness(4) 3,004,191 2,944,182 2.0
Shareholders’ equity 1,439,788 1,342,940 7.2
 
Capital intensity(1) 16.6% 24.3% -
 
Per Share Data(5)
Earnings per share      
Basic 1.24 1.05 18.1
Diluted 1.23 1.04 18.3
 

(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 February 28, 2014 and August 31, 2013.

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

(5) Per multiple and subordinate voting share.