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Sage Group

Current Price 573.80p Bid 573.60p Ask 575.60p Change -1.88%
Last Updated: 04/12/2020 17:19. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Formed in 1981, the core business of software group Sage is the development and distribution of accounting, accounts and salary check management software programs for small businesses.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/09/2020

Revenue
£1,903.00m
Operating Profit/Loss
£404.00m
Dividend yield (%)
2.40
Total dividend for year
17.2500p
Dividend cover
1.59
P/E Ratio
26.30

Key Personnel

Mr Donald H Brydon
Chairman
Mr Steve Hare
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Jonathan Howell
Chief Financial Officer
Mr J W Drummond Hall
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mrs Irana Wasti
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mrs Sangeeta Anand
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr John Bates
Non-Executive Director
Mr Jonathan Bewes
Non-Executive Director
Ms Annette Court
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
SGE
ISIN
GB00B8C3BL03
Shares in Issue
1,092.40m
Market cap
£6,272.12m
Sector

Analyst Views (3)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
33.33%
Hold
 
33.33%
Sell
 
33.33%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
573.80p
Bid Price
573.60p
Ask Price
575.60p
Volume
3,912,547
Change Today
-11.00p
% Change Today
-1.88%
Open
584.80p
Previous Close
573.80p
Intraday High
587.40p
Intraday Low
573.80p
52 Week High
794.60p
52 Week Low
534.80p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
30 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
1,903.00
1,936.00
Operating Profit/Loss
404.00
382.00
Net Interest
-31.00
-21.00
Pre-Tax Profit
373.00
361.00
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
310.00
266.00
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
310.00
266.00
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
310.00
266.00
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
17.2500p
16.9100p
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
30 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2019
Basic
28.38p
24.49p
Diluted
28.15p
24.29p
Adjusted
27.43p
28.40p
Dividend per Share
17.2500p
16.9100p

Assets

Year End Date
30 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
173.00
117.00
Intangible Assets
2,174.00
2,328.00
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Financial Assets
1.00
4.00
Other Non-Current Assets
121.00
104.00
Current Assets
Inventories
n/a
n/a
Trade & Other Receivables
302.00
364.00
Cash at Bank & In Hand
831.00
371.00
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
113.00
66.00
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
3,715.00
3,354.00

Liabilities

Year End Date
30 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
20.00
122.00
Other Current Liabilities
995.00
1,004.00
Total Current Liabilities
1,015.00
1,126.00
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
970.00
643.00
Provisions
38.00
23.00
Other Non-Current Liabilities
40.00
58.00
Total Non-Current Liabilities
1,048.00
724.00
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
2,063.00
1,850.00

Net Assets

Year End Date
30 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
1,652.00
1,504.00

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
30 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2019
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
12.00
12.00
Share Premium Account
548.00
548.00
Other Reserves
184.00
184.00
Retained Earnings
908.00
760.00
Shareholders Funds
1,652.00
1,504.00
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
1,652.00
1,504.00

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Final
14 Jan 2021
11 Feb 2021
11.32p
Interim
21 May 2020
12 Jun 2020
5.93p
Final
06 Feb 2020
02 Mar 2020
11.12p
Interim
30 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
5.79p
Final
07 Feb 2019
01 Mar 2019
10.85p
Interim
10 May 2018
01 Jun 2018
5.65p
Final
08 Feb 2018
02 Mar 2018
10.20p
Interim
11 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
5.22p
Final
09 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
9.35p
Interim
12 May 2016
03 Jun 2016
4.80p
Special
10 Jun 2013
28 Jun 2013
17.00p
Final
11 Feb 2016
04 Mar 2016
8.65p
Interim
14 May 2015
06 Jun 2015
4.45p
Special
10 Jun 2013
28 Jun 2013
17.00p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
30 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2019
Dividend growth
2.01%
2.48%
Dividend yield
2.40%
2.40%
Dividend cover
1.59
1.68
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