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Sophos Group

Current Price 578.00p Bid 573.00p Ask 574.00p Change 1.41%
Last Updated: 24/05/2018 18:44. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Sophos Group plc is a leader in next-generation endpoint and network security, and as the pioneer of synchronized security develops its innovative portfolio of endpoint, network, encryption, web, email and mobile security solutions to work better together. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos solutions as the best protection against sophisticated threats and data loss. Sophos products are exclusively available through a global channel of more than 26,000 registered partners.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/03/2018

Turnover
£640.70m
Operating Profit
£-31.90m
Dividend Yield
0.00
Dividend Per Share
4.90
Dividend Cover
0.00
P/E Ratio
-39.31

Key Personnel

Kristof Peter Hagerman
Chief Executive Officer
Nicholas Paul Seaton Bray
Chief Financial Officer
Peter Gyenes
Non-Executive Chairman
Stephen Munford
Non-Executive Director
Paul Ashton Walker
Non-Executive Director
Sandra England Bergeron
Non-Executive Director
Roy Gordon Mackenzie
Non-Executive Director
Vinodka Murria
Non-Executive Director
Charles Richard Kenneth Medlock
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
SOPH
ISIN
GB00BYZFZ918
Shares in Issue
468,654,239
Market cap
£2,652.58m

Analyst Views (6)

Strong Buy
 
66.67%
Buy
 
16.67%
Hold
 
16.67%
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
574.00p
Bid Price
573.00p
Ask Price
574.00p
Volume
2896168
Change Today
8.00p
% Change Today
1.41%
Open
568.00p
Previous Close
574.00p
Intraday High
663.50p
Intraday Low
560.00p
52 Week High
675.00p
52 Week Low
388.90p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Sophos Group Intra-day Chart

Sophos Group News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Sophos Group Plc 18 May 2018 | 10:50 Sophos billings grow by 22% 17 May 2018 | 08:58 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Sophos Group Plc 08 May 2018 | 08:40 FTSE rallies as trade concerns fade 05 Apr 2018 | 16:51 FTSE rises on potential trade tariff turnaround 05 Apr 2018 | 11:56 FTSE bounces back as trade fears ease 05 Apr 2018 | 08:36 Sophos billings growth at top end of guidance 05 Apr 2018 | 07:45 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on Sophos Group Plc 12 Feb 2018 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Sophos Group Plc 08 Feb 2018 | 13:00 Sophos operating profit slides 20% 08 Feb 2018 | 08:14 Director Deals - Sophos Group Plc (SOPH) 04 Jan 2018 | 17:10 Director Deals - Sophos Group Plc (SOPH) 15 Dec 2017 | 15:10 Sophos confirms details of divi 04 Dec 2017 | 13:39 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Sophos Group Plc 09 Nov 2017 | 10:20 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Sophos Group Plc 09 Nov 2017 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Sophos Group Plc 09 Nov 2017 | 08:30 Sophos losses narrow; raises guidance 08 Nov 2017 | 08:20 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Sophos Group Plc 02 Nov 2017 | 09:40 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Sophos Group Plc 31 Oct 2017 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Sophos Group Plc 27 Oct 2017 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Sophos Group Plc 26 Sep 2017 | 10:20 Sophos updates market ahead of Capital Markets Day 06 Sep 2017 | 07:10 Sophos profit falls as subscription billings rise 27 Jul 2017 | 08:26 FLASH: Sophos profits tumble 27 Jul 2017 | 07:21 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on Sophos Group Plc 20 Jul 2017 | 16:20 Director Deals - Sophos Group Plc (SOPH) 04 Jul 2017 | 17:05 Underperforming oil and utility stocks keep FTSE in the red 28 Jun 2017 | 16:50 Director Deals - Sophos Group Plc (SOPH) 16 Jun 2017 | 15:50 Director Deals - Sophos Group Plc (SOPH) 16 Jun 2017 | 15:50 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on Sophos Group Plc 30 May 2017 | 15:30

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Tangible Assets
25.4
23.4
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
869.9
856.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
127.1
106.6
Total Non-Current Assets
1,022.4
986.0
Inventory
16.0
16.2
Trade & Receivables
177.8
145.2
Cash & Receivables
120.0
68.1
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
8.2
7.7
Total Assets
1,344.4
1,223.2

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Short Term Liabilities
598.4
530.4
Long Term Liabilities
654.2
566.1
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
1,252.6
1,096.5

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Net Assets
91.8
126.7

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Share Capital
22.0
21.6
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
60.0
148.1
Share Premium Account
122.3
118.4
Other Equity
-112.5
-161.4
Total Equity
91.8
126.7

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
147.7
118.5
Cashflow Before Financing
122.0
0.4
Increase / Decrease in Cash
45.1
7.5

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Mar 2018
31 Mar 2017
Turnover
640.7
529.7
Cost of Sales
143.3
121.3
Gross Profit
497.4
408.4
Operating Profit
-31.9
-44.3
Pre-Tax Profit
-52.3
-49.3
Profit / Loss for the Year
-66.3
-46.7

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
20 Sep 2018
12 Oct 2018
H1 Dividend
16 Nov 2017
15 Dec 2017
H2 Dividend
14 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
H1 Dividend
17 Nov 2016
16 Dec 2016
H2 Dividend
15 Sep 2016
14 Oct 2016
H1 Dividend
19 Nov 2015
18 Dec 2015
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