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Sage Group (The)

Current Price 697.49p Bid 697.60p Ask 698.20p Change -1.10%
Last Updated: 22/02/2018 22:49. 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
2.18
Dividend Per Share
15.42
Dividend Cover
1.80
P/E Ratio
25.40

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
1,083,391,722
Market cap
£7,648.75m

Analyst Views (10)

Strong Buy
 
50.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
40.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
10.00%
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
698.20p
Bid Price
697.60p
Ask Price
698.20p
Volume
3168459
Change Today
-7.80p
% Change Today
-1.10%
Open
701.20p
Previous Close
698.20p
Intraday High
706.61p
Intraday Low
690.00p
52 Week High
825.20p
52 Week Low
613.00p
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 - 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 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 17 Nov 2017 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - Bryan Garnier issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 22 Sep 2017 | 11:20 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 14 Sep 2017 | 09:40 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 04 Aug 2017 | 17:30 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 04 Aug 2017 | 17:30 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 26 Jul 2017 | 11:00 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 26 Jul 2017 | 09:30 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 21 Jul 2017 | 11:20 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 05 Jun 2017 | 12:10 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 04 May 2017 | 08:40 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 04 May 2017 | 08:10 Sage Group notes strong momentum into H2 2017 03 May 2017 | 07:48 FLASH: Sage Group notes strong momentum into H2 2017 03 May 2017 | 07:05 Sage Group appoints Cath Keers non-exec director 17 Mar 2017 | 07:43 FLASH: Sage Group appoints Cath Keers non-exec director 17 Mar 2017 | 07:01 Broker Forecast - Bryan Garnier issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 06 Mar 2017 | 12:20

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
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
Special Dividend
05 Jun 2013
28 Jun 2013
H1 Dividend
15 May 2013
07 Jun 2013
H2 Dividend
13 Feb 2013
08 Mar 2013
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