Quarterly Financial Highlights

   
  Quarters ended November 30
  2014 2013 Change
(in thousands of dollars, except percentages and per share data) $ $ %
Operations
Revenue 538,383 516,971 4.1
Adjusted EBITDA (1) 233,983 224,040 4.4
Profit for the period 65,363 56,839 15.0
Profit for the period attributable to owners of the Corporation 26,774 23,055 16.1
       
Cash Flow
Cash flow from operating activities 18,999 60,235 (68.5)
Cash flow from operations(1) 174,252 159,222 9.4
Acquisitions of property, plant and equipment, intangible and other assets 103,524 86,580 19.6
Free cash flow(1) 70,728 72,642 (2.6)
       
Financial Condition(2)
Property, plant and equipment 1,870,907 1,852,270 1.0
Total assets 5,443,120 5,367,730 1.4
Indebtedness(3) 2,988,125 2,848,040 4.9
Equity attributable to owners of the Corporation 537,407 513,965 4.6
       
Per Share Data(4)
Earnings per share      
Basic 1.60 1.38 15.9
Diluted 1.59 1.37 16.1


(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, balance due on a business combination and derivative financial instruments.

(4) Per multiple and subordinate voting share.