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 small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) with a range of business management software and services, including accounting, human resource (HR) and payroll, enterprise resource planning (ERP), payments, customer relationship management (CRM), mobility and business intelligence. The Company operates through three segments: Europe, which includes operations in France, the United Kingdom and Ireland, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Portugal and Sagepay; Americas, which includes the United States, Brazil and Canada, and AAMEA, which include Africa, Australia, Middle East and Asia. The Africa operations are based in South Africa and the Middle East, and its Asia operations are based in Singapore, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates. Its products include Sage One, Sage 100, Sage 50, Sage ERP X3, Sage Payment Solutions, Sage Office Line, Sage Murano, Sage Pastel, Sage VIP Payroll, Sage Handisoft and Sage 200.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: SGE
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $9.51
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $731.55
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $653.76
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 491.40 - GBX 747.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 44.97
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $7.84B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,075,500,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 628.81

Analysts' Ratings History for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/16/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Boost Price TargetBuyGBX 730 -> GBX 850View Rating Details
8/15/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 760View Rating Details
8/5/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldGBX 661View Rating Details
7/27/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 700View Rating Details
7/27/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 735View Rating Details
7/26/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 620 -> GBX 650View Rating Details
7/25/2016Numis Securities LtdDowngradeHoldGBX 665 -> GBX 718View Rating Details
7/14/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 600View Rating Details
7/11/2016Societe GeneraleBoost Price TargetSellGBX 465 -> GBX 500View Rating Details
6/30/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 475View Rating Details
6/27/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 580View Rating Details
5/5/2016Bryan, Garnier & CoReiterated RatingSellGBX 550View Rating Details
3/21/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingReduceGBX 597View Rating Details
2/2/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 440View Rating Details
1/27/2016InvestecReiterated RatingHoldGBX 585View Rating Details
1/11/2016Bank of America Corp.UpgradeBuyGBX 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 9/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
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Earnings Estimates for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $27.32 EPS


Dividend History for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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
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)


Latest Headlines for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
News IconThe Sage Group plc's (SGE) Hold Rating Reiterated at Canaccord Genuity - DailyQuint (LON:SGE) - September 22 at 12:02 PM
News IconHow Analysts Rated The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE) Last Week? - Post News (LON:SGE) - September 16 at 10:50 AM
News IconThe Sage Group plc's (SGE) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG - NewsDen (LON:SGE) - September 12 at 12:01 PM logoBoards Face 'Stiff Challenge' To Win Trust Says IoD Report (LON:SGE) - September 7 at 10:54 AM logoMORNING BID EUROPE-Putin in Crimea as tensions rise (LON:SGE) - August 19 at 10:18 AM logoSage : Employee Arrested At Heathrow In Fraud Investigation - BBC (LON:SGE) - August 18 at 10:25 AM logoSage customers exposed to data breaches of their own making (LON:SGE) - August 18 at 10:24 AM logo[$$] Sage employee arrested over data breach (LON:SGE) - August 17 at 7:43 PM
News IconSage bucks rising FTSE on data breach woes (LON:SGE) - August 15 at 7:44 PM logoSage shares fall after breach exposes customer data - MarketWatch (LON:SGE) - August 15 at 9:33 AM
News IconThe Sage Group's Brendan Flattery to take top role at Utilitywise (LON:SGE) - August 9 at 10:38 AM logoBlair Crump joins Sage as President to lead Sales and Customer Success (LON:SGE) - August 8 at 12:10 PM
News IconSage Upgrades its iOS Apps to Let You Record Receipts with Your iPhone (LON:SGE) - August 5 at 10:22 AM logoThe Sage Group plc 7.2% Potential Upside Indicated by Deutsche Bank - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:SGE) - August 3 at 10:41 AM logoMeet Pegg, The Bot That Will File Your Expenses (LON:SGE) - August 1 at 12:58 PM logoNumis Retained Sage Group (The) PLC (LON:SGE) As 'Hold' - FTSE News (LON:SGE) - July 28 at 10:38 AM logoSage Group (The) PLC (LON:SGE) Issued With 'Hold' Rating At Canaccord Genuity - FTSE News (LON:SGE) - July 28 at 10:38 AM logoSage makes simple and beautiful iOS applications for Sage One and Sage Live (LON:SGE) - July 28 at 3:38 AM logoNumis announced (LON:SGE) Sage Group The PLC, sustaining its target price at 718GBX today (LON:SGE) - July 27 at 7:46 PM logoSage Announces Global Program to Support Military Veterans Building Business Careers after Service (LON:SGE) - July 27 at 10:48 AM logoSage Reports higher revenue, confident on targets (LON:SGE) - July 27 at 10:27 AM logoTrading update for the nine months ended 30 June 2016 (LON:SGE) - July 26 at 12:18 PM
News IconThe Expert View: William Hill, Unilever and SABMiller (LON:SGE) - July 26 at 10:47 AM logoSage Foundation takes corporate philanthropy to next level with grant-making, community fundraising and mentoring programme (LON:SGE) - July 26 at 10:28 AM logoFrom bots to blockchain, connected cloud to connected cars, Sage sets out its vision for the tech revolution (LON:SGE) - July 26 at 10:28 AM logoSage makes business ‘as simple as sending a text’ with first-of-its-kind accounting bot (LON:SGE) - July 26 at 10:28 AM logoSage Builds on the Office 365 Platform to Empower Accounting Professionals Around the World (LON:SGE) - July 26 at 10:28 AM logoSage expands ecosystem and new strategic initiatives to support worldwide partner community (LON:SGE) - July 25 at 11:18 AM logoSage Live moves to Salesforce Lightning as part of strategic partnership with Salesforce (LON:SGE) - July 25 at 11:18 AM logoSage Summit 2016 set to be largest global gathering of entrepreneurs (LON:SGE) - July 25 at 2:28 AM
News IconXero releases eGST product following a trial with 1400 customers (LON:SGE) - July 22 at 10:17 AM logoPanmure Gordon issued a report on (LON:SGE) Sage Group The PLC, upholding its price target at 614GBX earlier today - Breaking Finance News (LON:SGE) - July 20 at 8:17 PM logoAs ARM Holdings plc flies on takeover bid, who could be next? (LON:SGE) - July 19 at 2:15 AM logoEuropean Stocks Advance as Investors Shrug Off Geopolitical Risk Following Foiled Turkey Coup (LON:SGE) - July 18 at 12:56 PM
News IconHow Many The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)'s Analysts Are Bearish? - Press Telegraph (LON:SGE) - July 16 at 10:36 AM logoSage Group (The) PLC (LON:SGE) Issued With 'Sell' Rating At Societe Generale - FTSE News (LON:SGE) - July 13 at 7:44 PM logoAnalysts At JP Morgan Reiterated Sage Group PLC (LON:SGE) As Overweight - Fiscal Standard (LON:SGE) - July 12 at 11:43 AM logoSage Group (LON:SGE) New Price Targets - FTSE News (LON:SGE) - July 6 at 12:00 PM logoSage appoints Jacqueline de Rojas to lead business across Northern Europe (LON:SGE) - July 6 at 9:11 AM logoCredit Suisse recorded (LON:SGE) Sage Group, hiking its price target to GBX560 today - Breaking Finance News (LON:SGE) - July 4 at 11:56 AM logoSage Group The PLC (LON:SGE) stock price target held steady to GBX475 as announced today by Barclays Capital - Breaking Finance News (LON:SGE) - July 2 at 6:52 PM logoPanmure Gordon announced (LON:SGE) Sage Group The PLC, supporting its stock price target to GBX614 today - Breaking Finance News (LON:SGE) - July 2 at 10:01 AM logoThe Sage Group plc 23.6% Potential Decrease Indicated by Barclays Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:SGE) - June 30 at 7:37 PM logoAnalysts At Barclays Capital Reiterated Sage Group (The) PLC (LON:SGE) As Underweight - Fiscal Standard (LON:SGE) - June 30 at 10:09 AM logoSage : *GOLDMAN RAISES SAGE GROUP TO 'BUY' ('NEUTRAL') - TARGET 650 (670) PENCE (LON:SGE) - June 29 at 7:17 PM logoNetSuite advances over takeover rumours - Proactive Investors USA & Canada (LON:SGE) - June 28 at 7:16 PM logoExane BNP Paribas Indicates Potential 0.87% Increase In Shares Of Sage Group - Fiscal Standard (LON:SGE) - June 28 at 12:08 PM
News IconHow Analysts Feel About The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)? - Engelwood Daily (LON:SGE) - June 25 at 6:45 PM logoSage Group (LON:SGE) Broker Roundup - Fiscal Standard (LON:SGE) - June 24 at 9:55 AM logo[$$] Deloitte targets SMEs with cloud-based service (LON:SGE) - June 20 at 7:39 PM


Last Updated on 9/28/2016 by Staff