Saga PLC Company Profile (LON:SAGA)

About Saga PLC (LON:SAGA)

Saga PLC logoSaga plc is a provider of services for the customers aged 50 and over. The Company operates through three segments: Insurance, Travel, and Emerging Businesses and Central Costs. Insurance segment consists of general insurance products, such as Motor insurance, Home insurance and Other insurance. Travel segment primarily consists of the operation and delivery of package tours and cruise holiday products. The Company owns and operates over two cruise ships, and owns and operates a hotel. All other holiday products are packaged together with third party supplied accommodation, flights and other transport arrangements. Emerging Businesses and Central Costs segment consists of the Company's other businesses and its central cost base. The other businesses primarily include the financial services product offering, including the wealth management joint venture, the domiciliary care services offering, a monthly subscription magazine product and the Company's internal mailing house.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:SAGA
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £2.19 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,114,540,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 201.49
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 204.29
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 180.30 - GBX 226.70
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.38
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £887.6 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.47
  • Book Value: GBX 1.07 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.84
  • EBIDTA: £242 million
  • Net Margins: 15.99%
  • Return on Equity: 11.92%
  • Return on Assets: 5.04%
  • Average Volume: 1.87 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Saga PLC (LON:SAGA)

What is Saga PLC's stock symbol?

Saga PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SAGA."

How often does Saga PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Saga PLC?

Saga PLC announced a dividend on Friday, September 22nd. Investors of record on Thursday, October 12th will be paid a dividend of GBX 3 per share on Friday, November 17th. This represents a yield of 1.54%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 12th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Saga PLC's Dividend History.

How were Saga PLC's earnings last quarter?

Saga PLC (LON:SAGA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, September, 22nd. The company reported $7.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $7.30 by $0.20. The business earned $435.40 million during the quarter. Saga PLC had a net margin of 15.99% and a return on equity of 11.92%. View Saga PLC's Earnings History.

Where is Saga PLC's stock going? Where will Saga PLC's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Saga PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 215 to GBX 240. On average, they expect Saga PLC's stock price to reach GBX 227.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Saga PLC.

Who are some of Saga PLC's key competitors?

Who are Saga PLC's key executives?

Saga PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Lance Batchelor, Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Jonathan Hill, Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Andrew Button, Chief Executive of Acromas Insurance Company Limited
  • Roger Ramsden, Chief Executive - Insurance Broking
  • Robin Shaw, Chief Executive - Saga Cruises
  • Matt Atkinson, Group Chief Marketing Officer
  • Nicola Audhlam-Gardiner, Managing Director, Saga Personal Finance
  • Jeannette Linfoot, Managing Director - Tour Operations
  • Karen Caddick, Group Human Resources Director
  • Julius Christmas, Group IT Director

How do I buy Saga PLC stock?

Shares of Saga PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Saga PLC's stock price today?

One share of Saga PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 196.90.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Saga PLC (LON SAGA)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  252 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  215 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  467
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Saga PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Saga PLC (LON:SAGA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.43)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 227.50

Analysts' Ratings History for Saga PLC (LON:SAGA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/25/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/22/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 235View Rating Details
9/20/2017Peel HuntLower Price TargetBuyGBX 250 -> GBX 240View Rating Details
9/12/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 230View Rating Details
9/8/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 215View Rating Details
7/12/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 200 -> GBX 220View Rating Details
10/3/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 225View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Saga PLC (LON:SAGA)
Earnings by Quarter for Saga PLC (LON:SAGA)
Earnings History by Quarter for Saga PLC (LON SAGA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
9/22/2017S1 2018GBX 7.30GBX 7.50£435.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Saga PLC (LON:SAGA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $14.89 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Saga PLC (LON SAGA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/22/2017GBX 31.54%10/12/201710/12/201711/17/2017
3/29/2017GBX 5.802.84%5/11/20175/11/20176/30/2017
9/21/2016GBX 2.701.21%10/6/201610/6/201611/18/2016
4/19/2016GBX 52.49%5/12/20165/12/20166/30/2016
9/30/2015GBX 2.201.07%10/8/201510/8/201511/19/2015
4/30/2015GBX 4.102.11%6/4/20156/4/20156/30/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Saga PLC (LON:SAGA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Saga PLC (LON:SAGA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Saga PLC (LON:SAGA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/14/2017Lance BatchelorInsiderBuy76GBX 197£149.72
8/14/2017Lance BatchelorInsiderBuy75GBX 201£150.75
7/14/2017Lance BatchelorInsiderBuy72GBX 208£149.76
7/12/2017Lance BatchelorInsiderBuy146GBX 205£299.30
6/14/2017Lance BatchelorInsiderBuy73GBX 204£148.92
5/15/2017Lance BatchelorInsiderBuy73GBX 206£150.38
4/19/2017Jonathan HillInsiderSell24,683GBX 208£51,340.64
3/14/2017Lance BatchelorInsiderBuy74GBX 204£150.96
1/16/2017Lance BatchelorInsiderBuy78GBX 193£150.54
12/6/2016Lance BatchelorInsiderBuy26,256GBX 189£49,623.84
11/15/2016Lance BatchelorInsiderBuy77GBX 196£150.92
10/14/2016Lance BatchelorInsiderBuy73GBX 204£148.92
9/14/2016Batchelor,LanceInsiderBuy68GBX 222£150.96
8/12/2016Batchelor,LanceInsiderBuy68GBX 218£148.24
7/21/2016Batchelor,LanceInsiderBuy149GBX 201£299.49
6/28/2016Ni-Chionna,OrnaInsiderBuy15,961GBX 188£30,006.68
6/21/2016Batchelor,LanceInsiderBuy7,241GBX 209£15,133.69
4/26/2016Goodsell,AndrewInsiderBuy2,564,103GBX 195£5,000,000.85
2/12/2016Hill,JonathanInsiderBuy1,027GBX 175£1,797.25
5/7/2015Jonathan HillInsiderBuy15,556GBX 195.70£30,443.09
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Saga PLC (LON:SAGA)
Latest Headlines for Saga PLC (LON:SAGA)
DateHeadline logoBrexit Bulletin: Now Comes the Hard Part - September 26 at 9:23 AM logoSaga Plc 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - September 26 at 9:23 AM logoSaga PLC (SAGA) PT Lowered to GBX 240 at Peel Hunt - September 24 at 9:14 AM logoUPDATE 1-British insurer Saga reports 5.5 percent rise in H1 underlying profit - September 22 at 11:31 PM logoSaga PLC (SAGA) Rating Reiterated by Numis Securities Ltd - September 22 at 9:02 PM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 22 - Reuters - September 22 at 5:55 PM logoEdited Transcript of SAGA.L earnings conference call or presentation 22-Sep-17 8:30am GMT - September 22 at 5:55 PM logoSaga PLC (SAGA) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results - September 22 at 7:12 AM logoS. African Antitrust Body Refuses to Give Rand Probe Records (1) - September 19 at 7:24 AM logoSouth African Antitrust Body Refuses to Release Rand Probe Records - September 19 at 7:24 AM logoBiotech's Cancer-Vaccine Insanity - September 17 at 7:38 AM logoBiotech's Cancer-Vaccine Insanity - September 17 at 7:38 AM logoInsider Buying: Saga PLC (SAGA) Insider Acquires 76 Shares of Stock - September 15 at 10:27 AM logoFamiliar Silicon Valley Saga: Women File Class-Action Lawsuit Against Google - September 15 at 10:07 AM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Sage Group Says Sage President Buys Shares - September 14 at 9:39 AM logoAt £1.975, Is Saga plc (LSE:SAGA) A Buy? - September 12 at 9:29 AM logoDangote Is Said to Mull Offer for PPC as Bidding War Looms - September 8 at 7:54 AM logoSaga PLC (SAGA) Earns "Buy" Rating from Peel Hunt - September 7 at 1:34 PM logoSaga PLC (SAGA) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - September 2 at 9:16 AM logoSaga Tankers ASA : Q2 2017 financial results - August 30 at 8:50 AM logoU.K. stocks score 3rd straight gain after June jobs data - August 16 at 9:07 PM logoInsider Buying: Saga PLC (SAGA) Insider Buys 75 Shares of Stock - August 16 at 1:34 PM logoKey Words: Carl Sagan saw today’s ‘demon-haunted’ America coming over 20 years ago - August 13 at 12:34 PM logoSaga Plc : Fairly valued, but don’t skip the other factors - August 11 at 8:17 AM logoSaga PLC (SAGA) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - August 8 at 8:50 AM logoSage Group plc (The) 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - July 27 at 7:06 AM logoU.K. tech giant buys downtown San Jose company for $850M - July 26 at 7:04 AM logoThe Saga Isn't Over for Dalian Wanda - July 20 at 7:49 AM logoSaga PLC (SAGA) Insider Lance Batchelor Acquires 72 Shares - July 18 at 2:45 PM logoLance Batchelor Acquires 146 Shares of Saga PLC (LON:SAGA) Stock - July 14 at 3:18 PM logoSaga PLC (LON:SAGA) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - July 14 at 12:42 PM logoRussian-Interference Saga Continues As Trump Jr. Tweets Email Exchanges - July 11 at 12:55 PM logoSaga PLC (LON:SAGA) Earns "Buy" Rating from Peel Hunt - July 10 at 6:10 AM logoSaga PLC (LON:SAGA) Given New GBX 230 Price Target at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) - July 4 at 9:31 AM logoThe Ongoing Saga Between Amazon, Bezos And Trump - June 28 at 10:19 AM logoThe Saga Of 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli As He Heads To Trial - June 25 at 4:23 PM logoSaga Says Remains On Track To Deliver On Strategic Objectives - June 23 at 9:47 AM logoSaga PLC (SAGA) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 19 at 8:18 AM logoLance Batchelor Acquires 73 Shares of Saga PLC (SAGA) Stock - June 15 at 1:20 PM logoSaga PLC (SAGA) Receives "Buy" Rating from Peel Hunt - June 9 at 6:34 AM logoThe Latest Sears Saga: The Company Is Suing Suppliers - June 4 at 11:49 AM logoSage Payment Solutions acquired for $260 million - June 2 at 11:34 PM logoBRIEF-Sage Group sells U.S. payments unit for $260 mln - June 2 at 11:34 PM logoSage sells North American payments business - June 2 at 11:34 PM logoSage Bolsters Leadership Team With New Appointments - June 1 at 10:23 PM logoAFH Financial Group Buys Parker Sage IFA For Up To GBP5.6 Million (ALLISS) - June 1 at 8:14 AM logoSaga Tankers ASA : Q1 2017 Financial results - May 30 at 9:24 AM logoSaga PLC's (SAGA) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Goldman Sachs Group Inc - May 28 at 11:58 PM logoSaga PLC (SAGA) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - May 23 at 8:10 AM logoA man who built a virtual nervous system explains how humans will interact with machines in 10 yrs - May 21 at 3:19 PM


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Saga PLC (SAGA) Chart for Tuesday, September, 26, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/26/2017 by Staff