The Sage Group plc Company Profile (LON:SGE)

About The Sage Group plc

The Sage Group plc logoThe Sage Group plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which provides integrated accounting, payroll and payments solutions. The Company also provides the option of solutions hosted locally and accessed on-premise. The Company's segments include Europe, which consists of France, the United Kingdom and the Ireland, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Portugal and Sagepay; North America, which consists of the United States and Canada, and International, which consists of Brazil, Africa, Australia, the Middle East and Asia. It provides solutions that help businesses of all shapes and sizes to manage accounting and finances, manage payments, manage people and payroll, and manage the entire business. Its accounting solutions include sage One, sage Live and sage X3. Its payment solutions include sage Pay and sage Payments. Its payroll solutions include sage One Payroll, sage 50 Payroll and sage X3 People.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: N/A
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  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: SGE
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $8.07
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $641.35
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $686.29
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 559.50 - GBX 761
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 33.75
  • P/E Growth: 1.62
  • Market Cap: $6.99B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,078,941,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.07)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 669.50

Analysts' Ratings History for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/10/2017BNP ParibasUpgradeOutperformGBX 640 -> GBX 750View Rating Details
2/1/2017Bryan, Garnier & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 640View Rating Details
1/30/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetBuyGBX 900 -> GBX 860View Rating Details
1/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 600View Rating Details
1/27/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 770View Rating Details
1/26/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 765View Rating Details
1/26/2017AlphaValueReiterated RatingAddGBX 722View Rating Details
1/24/2017Canaccord GenuityDowngradeSellGBX 650 -> GBX 585View Rating Details
1/10/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 540View Rating Details
12/8/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 730View Rating Details
12/1/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 760View Rating Details
9/28/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 470 -> GBX 490View Rating Details
8/5/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldGBX 661View Rating Details
7/11/2016Societe GeneraleBoost Price TargetSellGBX 465 -> GBX 500View Rating Details
3/21/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/27/2016InvestecReiterated RatingHoldGBX 585View Rating Details
1/11/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeBuyGBX 660View Rating Details
7/23/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingReduceView Rating Details
6/9/2015Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 357 -> GBX 556View Rating Details
5/26/2015Mirabaud SecuritiesReiterated RatingAccumulateGBX 660View Rating Details
5/6/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformGBX 430View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $31.91 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/30/2016GBX 9.351.42%2/9/20172/9/20173/3/2017
5/5/2016GBX 4.800.82%5/12/20165/12/20166/3/2016
12/2/2015GBX 8.651.5%2/11/20162/11/20163/4/2016
5/6/2015GBX 4.450.83%5/14/20155/14/20156/6/2015
12/3/2014GBX 81.89%2/12/20152/12/20153/6/2015
5/8/2014GBX 4.121.03%5/14/20145/14/20146/6/2014
12/4/2013GBX 7.442%2/12/20142/12/20143/10/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/26/2017Donald H BrydonInsiderBuy10,000GBX 600£60,000
8/26/2015Kelly,StephenInsiderBuy20,000GBX 497£99,400
5/19/2015Jonathan HowellInsiderBuy18,167GBX 568.05£103,197.64
5/14/2015Stephen KellyInsiderBuy46,200GBX 541£249,942
2/17/2015Inna KuznetsovaInsiderBuy10,000GBX 468.50£46,850
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
DateHeadline
News IconWatching the Numbers for The Sage Group plc (LSE:SGE) - Baxter Review (LON:SGE)
baxternewsreview.com - February 21 at 5:07 PM
News IconHow The Sage Group plc’s (LSE:SGE) 21.7% ROE Fares Against The Industry? (LON:SGE)
simplywall.st - February 20 at 8:56 AM
News IconInvestor Technical Review for Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE.L) - Searcy News (LON:SGE)
searcysentinel.com - February 17 at 7:39 PM
News IconMarket Dish: Watching the Levels for The Sage Group plc (LSE:SGE) - Benton Bulletin (LON:SGE)
bentonbulletin.com - February 15 at 5:01 AM
News IconTechnical Indicator Review on Shares of Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE.L) - Providence Standard (LON:SGE)
providencestandard.com - February 14 at 6:18 AM
News IconMA Watch on Shares of Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE.L) - Rives Journal (LON:SGE)
rivesjournal.com - February 13 at 8:25 AM
capitalcube.com logoThe Sage Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SGE-GB : February 13, 2017 (LON:SGE)
www.capitalcube.com - February 13 at 8:25 AM
News IconStock Check: Reviewing the Numbers for Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE.L) - Baldwin Journal (LON:SGE)
baldwinjournal.com - February 9 at 3:18 AM
News IconFollowing the Indicators: Reviewing Levels on Shares of Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE.L) - Rives Journal (LON:SGE)
rivesjournal.com - February 7 at 8:07 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoEx-divs to take 1.7 points off FTSE 100 on Feb.9 (LON:SGE)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 6 at 8:27 AM
News IconInvestor Box: Viewing Levels on Shares of Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE.L) - Springdale Times (LON:SGE)
springdaletimes.com - January 30 at 1:14 AM
News IconPaypoint plc 14.1% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove (LON:SGE)
itapunta.com - January 28 at 7:53 PM
News IconAnalysts At Credit Suisse Reiterated Sage Group (LON:SGE) As Underperform (LON:SGE)
flapship.com - January 28 at 7:53 PM
News IconSage Group PLC (LON:SGE) Receives 'Buy' Rating From Brokers At Jefferies & Co - UK Market News (LON:SGE)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 28 at 6:33 AM
News IconLooking at the Technicals for Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE.L) - Springdale Times (LON:SGE)
springdaletimes.com - January 27 at 3:07 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoThe Sage Group plc 7.6% Potential Upside Indicated by Bryan Garnier - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:SGE)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 27 at 3:07 AM
News IconWatching the Charts on Shares of Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE.L) - Springdale Times (LON:SGE)
springdaletimes.com - January 26 at 4:49 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoSage Group says exploring possible sale of U.S. payments business (LON:SGE)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 4:49 AM
News IconTrend Strength Monitor on Shares of Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE.L) - Springdale Times (LON:SGE)
springdaletimes.com - January 25 at 5:27 AM
News IconInvestor Lookout: Technical Indicator Watch for Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE.L) - Springdale Times (LON:SGE)
springdaletimes.com - January 23 at 8:09 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to The Sage Group Plc : January 19, 2017 (LON:SGE)
www.capitalcube.com - January 20 at 6:43 AM
News IconInvestor Corner: Checking the Charts for Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE.L) - Springdale Times (LON:SGE)
springdaletimes.com - January 18 at 9:55 PM
News IconNarrowing in on Chart Levels for Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE.L) - Springdale Times (LON:SGE)
springdaletimes.com - January 17 at 8:13 PM
News IconInvestors in The Sage Group plc (LSE:SGE) are paying above the intrinsic value - Simply Wall St (LON:SGE)
simplywall.st - January 15 at 8:14 AM
capitalcube.com logoThe Sage Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SGE-GB : January 10, 2017 (LON:SGE)
www.capitalcube.com - January 10 at 10:32 PM
News IconRating On Watch: Credit Suisse Maintained Sage Group (LON:SGE) As "Underperform"; Has Price Target Of GBX 600.00 - Thorold News (LON:SGE)
www.whatsonthorold.com - January 9 at 10:20 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoThe Sage Group plc 9.3% Potential Decrease Indicated by Credit Suisse - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:SGE)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 9 at 8:52 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoTop buys for a blue chip starter portfolio (LON:SGE)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 3 at 9:45 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to The Sage Group Plc : December 22, 2016 (LON:SGE)
www.capitalcube.com - December 22 at 8:26 PM
News IconInside the Numbers: Checking on Shares of Sage Group plc (LSE:SGE) - The Business Journal (LON:SGE)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 21 at 8:16 AM
News IconStock To Observe: The Sage Group plc (SGE) Declines -0.38% on Dec 20 - Herald KS (LON:SGE)
heraldks.com - December 20 at 7:40 PM
News IconStock Spotlight: Looking at the Levels for Sage Group plc (LSE:SGE) - The Business Journal (LON:SGE)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 19 at 1:12 AM
capitalcube.com logoThe Sage Group Plc :SGE-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : December 19, 2016 (LON:SGE)
www.capitalcube.com - December 19 at 1:12 AM
capitalcube.com logoThe Sage Group Plc :SGE-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended September 30, 2016 : December 19, 2016 (LON:SGE)
www.capitalcube.com - December 19 at 1:12 AM
News IconJefferies & Co Gives UDG Healthcare PLC Price Target With Potential 11.44% Upside (LON:SGE)
baddgoddess.com - December 17 at 5:14 AM
News IconJefferies International reiterated Sage Group (The) PLC (LON:SGE) as 'Buy' With 770 PT - UK Market News (LON:SGE)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - December 17 at 5:14 AM
News IconInvestor Watch: Checking in on Shares of Sage Group plc (LSE:SGE) - The Business Journal (LON:SGE)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 16 at 3:33 AM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Jefferies Group Raises Its Price Target On The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE) to GBX 770 - Market Exclusive (LON:SGE)
marketexclusive.com - December 16 at 3:33 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoThe Sage Group plc 17% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:SGE)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - December 13 at 12:52 AM
News IconValue Composite Score Update on Sage Group plc (LSE:SGE) - The Business Journal (LON:SGE)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 12 at 9:12 AM
News IconStock Update: Focusing on Shares of Sage Group plc (LSE:SGE) - The Business Journal (LON:SGE)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 9 at 7:42 PM
News IconMarket Check: Narrowing in on Shares of Sage Group plc (LSE:SGE) - The Business Journal (LON:SGE)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 8 at 8:30 AM
marketwatch.com logoSage eyes sale, other options for N. American unit - MarketWatch (LON:SGE)
www.marketwatch.com - December 8 at 12:40 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoSage Group evaluating strategic options for its North American payments business - Proactive Investors UK (LON:SGE)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - December 8 at 12:40 AM
News IconToday's Rating: -0.40% to Target, UBS Reaffirms Sell Rating for Sage Group (LON:SGE) Stock - Thorold News (LON:SGE)
www.whatsonthorold.com - December 8 at 12:40 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoUK's Sage says may sell North American payments business (LON:SGE)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - December 7 at 7:39 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Sage looks at sale of North American payments business (LON:SGE)
www.ft.com - December 7 at 7:39 PM
News IconWhat The Charts Are Saying About Sage Group plc (LSE:SGE) - The Business Journal (LON:SGE)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 7 at 1:43 AM
News IconFCF Score Check on Shares of Sage Group plc (LSE:SGE) - The Business Journal (LON:SGE)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 6 at 8:39 AM
News IconF-Score in Focus for Sage Group plc (LSE:SGE) - The Business Journal (LON:SGE)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 5 at 7:36 PM

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What is The Sage Group plc's stock symbol?

The Sage Group plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SGE."

How often does The Sage Group plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Sage Group plc?

The Sage Group plc declared a dividend on Wednesday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 9th will be given a dividend of GBX 9.35 per share on Friday, March 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.42%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 9th. This is an increase from The Sage Group plc's previous dividend of $4.80. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

Where is The Sage Group plc's stock going? Where will The Sage Group plc's stock price be in 2017?

15 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for The Sage Group plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 490 to GBX 860. On average, they expect The Sage Group plc's share price to reach GBX 669.50 in the next year.

When will The Sage Group plc announce their earnings?

The Sage Group plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May, 3rd 2017.

How do I buy The Sage Group plc stock?

Shares of The Sage Group 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.

How much does a share of The Sage Group plc stock cost?

One share of The Sage Group plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 648.


Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff