The largest shareholders of online card retailer Moonpig have shared a dividend of almost £5m after full year profits rose 67%.

Pre-tax profits for the business, which specialises in personalised greetings cards, made a pre-tax profit of £11.2m for the year to April, from £6.7m the year before. Sales also grew, soaring 50% to £31.3m.

Moonpig founder and chairman Nick Jenkins and investor Duncan Spence will share almost £5m of a £7.3m dividend.

This year Moonpig has been expanding into flowers and personalised gifts. It has also expanded into the US market.