Quarterly Financial Highlights

   
  Quarters ended February 28,
  2014 2013(2) Change
(in thousands of dollars, except percentages and per share data) $ $ %
Operations
Revenue 518,477 458,501 13.1
Adjusted EBITDA (1) 221,807 196,272 13.0
Profit for the period 58,467 48,950 19.4
Profit for the period attributable to owners of the Corporation 17,391 14,676 18.5
       
Cash Flow
Cash flow from operating activities 187,611 157,095 19.4
Cash flow from operations(1) 173,415 140,124 23.8
Acquisitions of property, plant and equipment, intangible and other assets 81,997 106,019 (22.7)
Free cash flow(1) 91,418 34,105
       
Financial condition(3)
Property, plant and equipment 1,859,939 1,874,866 (0.8)
Total assets 5,551,769 5,453,835 1.8
Indebtedness(4) 3,109,509 3,054.275 1.8
Equity attributable to owners of the Corporation 493,902 456,905 8.1
       
Per Share Data(5)
Earnings per share      
Basic 1.04 0.88 18.2
Diluted 1.03 0.87 18.4


(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 February 28, 2014 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.