in own shares
|At 28 March 2014||151.0||(14.3)||0.3||188.5||325.5|
|Profit for the financial period||—||—||—||6.6||6.6|
|Share options exercised||—||0.7||—||—||0.7|
|Share-based payment transactions||—||—||—||1.4||1.4|
|At 3 April 2015||151.0||(13.6)||0.3||216.1||353.8|
The Company settled dividends of £28.4m (2014: £27.7m) in the period, as detailed in note 8 of the Group's financial statements.
The Company has recognised an unrealised gain of £48.0m through the Statement of Recognised Gains and Losses following the receipt of a dividend in specie. Further details are provided in note 4.
Included in the profit and loss account is £166m of reserves that are not distributable (2014: £118m).