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Sage Group (The)

Current Price 665.40p Bid 665.80p Ask 666.40p Change 0.21%
Last Updated: 18/08/2018 21:11. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Sage Group plc is the global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people - whether they're a start-up, scale-up or enterprise. We do this through Sage Business Cloud - the one and only business management solution that customers will ever need, comprising Accounting, Financials, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll and Payments & Banking.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/09/2017

Turnover
£1,715.00m
Operating Profit
£348.00m
Dividend Yield
2.39
Dividend Per Share
15.42
Dividend Cover
1.75
P/E Ratio
23.90

Key Personnel

Stephen Paul Kelly
Chief Executive Officer
Stephen Hare
Chief Financial Officer
Daniel Blair Crump
Executive Director
Donald Hood Brydon
Non-Executive Chairman
Neil Anthony Berkett
Non-Executive Director
John William Drummond Hall
Non-Executive Director
Jonathan Anton George Howell
Non-Executive Director
Soni Jiandani
Non-Executive Director
Catherine Jane Keers
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
SGE
ISIN
GB00B8C3BL03
Shares in Issue
1,083,674,937
Market cap
£7,199.94m

Analyst Views (7)

Strong Buy
 
28.57%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
71.43%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
665.80p
Bid Price
665.80p
Ask Price
666.40p
Volume
2311210
Change Today
1.40p
% Change Today
0.21%
Open
662.60p
Previous Close
665.80p
Intraday High
668.80p
Intraday Low
661.80p
52 Week High
825.20p
52 Week Low
536.20p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Sage Group (The) Intra-day Chart

Sage Group (The) News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 03 Aug 2018 | 10:30 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 03 Aug 2018 | 08:50 Sage Group still confident of achieving 7% revenue growth for FY18 02 Aug 2018 | 09:10 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 25 Jun 2018 | 10:00 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 25 Jun 2018 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 25 Jun 2018 | 09:00 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 08 Jun 2018 | 17:30 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 08 Jun 2018 | 17:30 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 02 May 2018 | 11:30 Sage Group profit falls 5% as sales growth slows 02 May 2018 | 07:29 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 26 Apr 2018 | 15:50 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 23 Apr 2018 | 13:40 UK stocks hold steady as US banks disappoint 13 Apr 2018 | 16:37 FTSE struggling for direction ahead of US open 13 Apr 2018 | 12:02 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 13 Apr 2018 | 10:30 Sage Group downgrades guidance following poor 'operational execution' 13 Apr 2018 | 07:24 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 30 Jan 2018 | 12:30 Broker Forecast - Bryan Garnier issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 25 Jan 2018 | 12:50 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 25 Jan 2018 | 12:00 FTSE struggles as sterling remains on winning streak 24 Jan 2018 | 16:57 Higher pound sends FTSE tumbling 24 Jan 2018 | 11:40 Sage Group 1Q revenue up 6.3% 24 Jan 2018 | 07:19 Sage schedules AGM 11 Dec 2017 | 13:47 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 23 Nov 2017 | 11:50 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 23 Nov 2017 | 11:20 Broker Forecast - Societe Generale issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 23 Nov 2017 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - Bryan Garnier issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 23 Nov 2017 | 10:50 FTSE stable ahead of Budget 22 Nov 2017 | 11:52 Sage Group profits jump 22 Nov 2017 | 07:24 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 20 Nov 2017 | 11:20

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Tangible Assets
133.0
123.4
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
2,297.0
1,767.8
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
78.0
70.1
Total Non-Current Assets
2,508.0
1,961.3
Inventory
3.0
2.1
Trade & Receivables
466.0
419.5
Cash & Receivables
231.0
264.5
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
15.0
8.9
Total Assets
3,223.0
2,656.3

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Short Term Liabilities
1,033.0
988.3
Long Term Liabilities
1,022.0
614.7
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
2,055.0
1,603.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Net Assets
1,168.0
1,053.3

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Share Capital
12.0
11.8
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
477.0
310.5
Share Premium Account
548.0
544.4
Other Equity
131.0
186.6
Total Equity
1,168.0
1,053.3

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
302.0
284.7
Cashflow Before Financing
-276.0
239.6
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-47.0
-39.1

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Turnover
1,715.0
1,569.1
Cost of Sales
114.0
103.0
Gross Profit
1,601.0
1,466.1
Operating Profit
348.0
300.4
Pre-Tax Profit
342.0
274.5
Profit / Loss for the Year
300.0
207.6

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
10 May 2018
01 Jun 2018
H2 Dividend
08 Feb 2018
02 Mar 2018
H1 Dividend
11 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
H2 Dividend
09 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
H1 Dividend
12 May 2016
03 Jun 2016
H2 Dividend
11 Feb 2016
04 Mar 2016
H1 Dividend
14 May 2015
06 Jun 2015
H2 Dividend
12 Feb 2015
06 Mar 2015
H1 Dividend
14 May 2014
06 Jun 2014
H2 Dividend
12 Feb 2014
10 Mar 2014
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