What we do

Rolls-Royce designs, develops, manufactures and services integrated power systems for use in the air, on land and at sea.

We are one of the world’s leading producers of aero engines for large civil aircraft and corporate jets. We are the second largest provider of defence aero engines and services in the world.

For land and sea markets, reciprocating engines and systems from Rolls-Royce are in marine, distributed energy, oil & gas, rail and off-highway vehicle applications. In nuclear, we have a strong instrumentation, product and service capability in both civil power and submarine propulsion.

Rolls-Royce at a glance 2014 Full-Year

Rolls-Royce at a glance

Rolls-Royce Group overview

  • Global provider of high performance integrated power systems and services for use in the air, on land and at sea
  • Engineering excellence and innovation underpins competitive advantage of products and services
  • Substantial order book drives future revenue growth and will provide opportunities to improve profit margins and cash
  • Long-term service agreements (LTSAs) build stronger customer relationships and improve aftermarket revenue stability

Key financials

Key financials 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014* HY 2015*
Order book (£bn) 59.2 62.2 60.1 71.6 73.7 76.5
Underlying revenue (£m) 10,866 11,277 12,209 15,505 13,864 6,256
Underlying PBT (£m) 955 1,157 1,434 1,759 1,620 439
Underlying EPS (p) 38.73 48.54 59.59 65.59 65.47 18.3
Payments to shareholders (p) 16.0 17.5 19.5 22.0 23.1 9.27
Free Cash Flow (£m) 658 525 455 781 447 (576)

* excludes Energy business sold in 2014 to Siemens