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Sage Group (The)

Current Price 693.00p Bid 692.80p Ask 693.00p Change 0.43%
Last Updated: 21/10/2019 19:00. 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
2.41
Dividend Per Share
16.50
Dividend Cover
1.64
P/E Ratio
25.36

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
1,089,054,333
Market cap
£7,514.48m
Sector

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
20.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
20.00%
Sell
 
20.00%
Strong Sell
 
40.00%
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
693.00p
Bid Price
692.80p
Ask Price
693.00p
Volume
1762044
Change Today
3.00p
% Change Today
0.43%
Open
691.60p
Previous Close
693.00p
Intraday High
695.20p
Intraday Low
683.60p
52 Week High
826.00p
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 AJ Bell

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 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 20 May 2019 | 11:00 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 20 May 2019 | 09:30 UK stocks open 0.3% lower as China talks tough on trade 17 May 2019 | 08:55 Sage adjusted profit eases back as margins shrink 17 May 2019 | 07:16 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC 12 Apr 2019 | 11:10 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 14 Mar 2019 | 17:20 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 05 Mar 2019 | 15:05 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 05 Mar 2019 | 15:05 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 05 Mar 2019 | 15:00 Director Deals - Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE) 05 Mar 2019 | 15:00 Sage confirms sale of US payroll services unit 22 Feb 2019 | 07:22 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

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

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

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

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 AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
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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