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Sage Group (The)

Current Price 632.60p Bid 632.60p Ask 632.80p Change 1.22%
Last Updated: 20/01/2019 06:59. 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 30/09/2018

Turnover
£1,846.00m
Operating Profit
£427.00m
Dividend Yield
2.78
Dividend Per Share
16.50
Dividend Cover
1.65
P/E Ratio
21.79

Key Personnel

Stephen Hare
Chief Executive Officer
Jonathan Anton George Howell
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
Soni Jiandani
Non-Executive Director
Catherine Jane Keers
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
SGE
ISIN
GB00B8C3BL03
Shares in Issue
1,085,613,942
Market cap
£6,437.69m

Analyst Views (6)

Strong Buy
 
33.33%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
33.33%
Sell
 
16.67%
Strong Sell
 
16.67%
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
632.60p
Bid Price
632.60p
Ask Price
632.80p
Volume
7193813
Change Today
7.60p
% Change Today
1.22%
Open
625.60p
Previous Close
632.60p
Intraday High
633.80p
Intraday Low
619.00p
52 Week High
825.20p
52 Week Low
491.30p
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

Trade war worries stall global markets 17 Jan 2019 | 16:48 Broker Forecast - Bryan Garnier issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 17 Jan 2019 | 10:10 UK stocks start lower after May survives no confidence vote 17 Jan 2019 | 09:14 Sage reports high single-digit organic growth 17 Jan 2019 | 08:40 Sage sells US payroll business to iSolved for £78m 15 Jan 2019 | 13:12 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 10 Jan 2019 | 15:30 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 17 Dec 2018 | 16:50 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 17 Dec 2018 | 16:50 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 10 Dec 2018 | 15:05 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 10 Dec 2018 | 15:05 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 06 Dec 2018 | 10:00 Sage Group appoints Jonathan Howell as CFO 04 Dec 2018 | 07:16 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 26 Nov 2018 | 09:20 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 22 Nov 2018 | 10:20 FTSE climbs on rising oil majors 21 Nov 2018 | 16:47 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 21 Nov 2018 | 14:20 Stronger oil prices drive FTSE 100 higher 21 Nov 2018 | 12:03 UK stocks open 0.6% higher following recent slump 21 Nov 2018 | 09:02 Sage profit rises 16% after improved second-half performance 21 Nov 2018 | 07:18 Optimism wanes as FTSE slides towards the close 02 Nov 2018 | 16:35 UK stocks open 0.6% higher on US-China trade hopes 02 Nov 2018 | 09:00 Sage appoints Steve Hare as CEO 02 Nov 2018 | 07:20 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 26 Oct 2018 | 14:50 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 26 Oct 2018 | 14:45 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 10 Oct 2018 | 08:20 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 10 Oct 2018 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 09 Oct 2018 | 08:10 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 12 Sep 2018 | 08:40 Trade war jitters and Brexit uncertainty hits FTSE 100 31 Aug 2018 | 16:49 Storm clouds gather as the FTSE falls 31 Aug 2018 | 11:58

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Tangible Assets
129.0
133.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
2,268.0
2,297.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
71.0
78.0
Total Non-Current Assets
2,468.0
2,508.0
Inventory
1.0
3.0
Trade & Receivables
459.0
466.0
Cash & Receivables
272.0
231.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
117.0
15.0
Total Assets
3,317.0
3,223.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Short Term Liabilities
1,005.0
1,033.0
Long Term Liabilities
985.0
1,022.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
1,990.0
2,055.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Net Assets
1,327.0
1,168.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Share Capital
12.0
12.0
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
621.0
477.0
Share Premium Account
548.0
548.0
Other Equity
146.0
131.0
Total Equity
1,327.0
1,168.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
393.0
302.0
Cashflow Before Financing
335.0
-276.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
109.0
-47.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Turnover
1,846.0
1,715.0
Cost of Sales
130.0
114.0
Gross Profit
1,716.0
1,601.0
Operating Profit
427.0
348.0
Pre-Tax Profit
398.0
342.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
295.0
300.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
07 Feb 2019
01 Mar 2019
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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