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Sage Group (The)

Current Price 735.00p Bid 734.80p Ask 735.00p Change -0.58%
Last Updated: 17/01/2020 13:27. 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 30/09/2019

Turnover
£1,936.00m
Operating Profit
£382.00m
Dividend Yield
2.29
Dividend Per Share
16.91
Dividend Cover
1.45
P/E Ratio
30.18

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
Dr John Bates
Non-Executive Director
Jonathan Michael Arundell Bewes
Non-Executive Director
Annette Elizabeth Court
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
1,091,108,190
Market cap
£8,065.47m
Sector

Analyst Views (7)

Strong Buy
 
0.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
42.86%
Sell
 
28.57%
Strong Sell
 
28.57%
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
734.90p
Bid Price
734.80p
Ask Price
735.00p
Volume
1160005
Change Today
-4.30p
% Change Today
-0.58%
Open
741.80p
Previous Close
739.20p
Intraday High
744.60p
Intraday Low
733.00p
52 Week High
826.00p
52 Week Low
590.40p
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 AJ Bell

Sage executive director Blair Crump to retire 17 Jan 2020 | 07:32 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 10 Jan 2020 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 18 Dec 2019 | 12:20 Broker Forecast - Canaccord Genuity issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 18 Dec 2019 | 12:10 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 17 Dec 2019 | 15:35 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 17 Dec 2019 | 15:35 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 10 Dec 2019 | 16:20 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 10 Dec 2019 | 16:20 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 10 Dec 2019 | 16:20 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 10 Dec 2019 | 16:20 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 10 Dec 2019 | 12:10 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 26 Nov 2019 | 17:55 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 22 Nov 2019 | 11:20 Broker Forecast - Societe Generale issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 21 Nov 2019 | 11:20 UK stocks regain some losses by the close but still finish in the red 20 Nov 2019 | 16:33 UK stocks extend losses at midday 20 Nov 2019 | 12:01 FTSE open 0.8% lower as trade tensions simmer, Kingfisher disappoints 20 Nov 2019 | 09:00 Sage annual profit falls 9% as expenses offset rising revenue 20 Nov 2019 | 07:32 FTSE inches ahead despite fresh trade fears 18 Nov 2019 | 16:45 FTSE edges higher as election polls support pound 18 Nov 2019 | 11:50 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 18 Nov 2019 | 08:50 UK stocks edge higher as election polls support pound 18 Nov 2019 | 08:48 Sage sells payments unit to US Bancorp subsidiary Elavon for £232m 18 Nov 2019 | 07:05 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 13 Nov 2019 | 12:40 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 04 Nov 2019 | 12:10 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 23 Sep 2019 | 16:20 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 26 Jul 2019 | 13:20 Sage Group posts 5.9% rise in 9-month revenue 25 Jul 2019 | 08:14 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 08 Jul 2019 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 07 Jun 2019 | 09:00

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Tangible Assets
117.0
129.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
2,326.0
2,268.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
108.0
71.0
Total Non-Current Assets
2,551.0
2,468.0
Inventory
0.0
1.0
Trade & Receivables
364.0
459.0
Cash & Receivables
371.0
272.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
66.0
117.0
Total Assets
3,352.0
3,317.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Short Term Liabilities
1,126.0
1,005.0
Long Term Liabilities
722.0
985.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
1,848.0
1,990.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Net Assets
1,504.0
1,327.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Share Capital
12.0
12.0
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
760.0
621.0
Share Premium Account
548.0
548.0
Other Equity
184.0
146.0
Total Equity
1,504.0
1,327.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Cashflow from Operating Activities
472.0
393.0
Cashflow Before Financing
479.0
335.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
50.0
109.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Turnover
1,936.0
1,846.0
Cost of Sales
138.0
130.0
Gross Profit
1,798.0
1,716.0
Operating Profit
382.0
427.0
Pre-Tax Profit
361.0
398.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
266.0
295.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
06 Feb 2020
02 Mar 2020
H1 Dividend
30 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
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
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