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: $8.81
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $733.68
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $667.98
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 531.17 - GBX 761
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 44.54
  • P/E Growth: 2.23
  • Market Cap: $7.76B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,075,500,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.94)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 644.75

Analysts' Ratings History for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/21/2016BNP ParibasDowngradeSellView Rating Details
10/17/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 475 -> GBX 540View Rating Details
10/12/2016Bryan, Garnier & CoBoost Price TargetSellGBX 600 -> GBX 690View Rating Details
10/7/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 600View Rating Details
9/28/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 470 -> GBX 490View Rating Details
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
7/11/2016Societe GeneraleBoost Price TargetSellGBX 465 -> GBX 500View Rating Details
3/21/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingReduceGBX 597View 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 10/24/2014 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: $27.35 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)
DateHeadline logoSage : *SOCGEN RAISES SAGE GROUP PRICE TARGET TO 565 (500) PENCE - 'SELL' (LON:SGE) - October 21 at 7:19 PM
News IconChart Focus: Eye on Technicals for Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE.L) - Yankee Analysts (LON:SGE) - October 21 at 10:52 AM
News IconADX Update on These Shares: Sage Group (The) PLC (SGE.L) - Yankee Analysts (LON:SGE) - October 20 at 7:35 PM
News IconBarclays PLC Boosts The Sage Group plc (SGE) Price Target to GBX 540 - DailyQuint (LON:SGE) - October 20 at 7:35 PM
News IconRating Sentiment Watching: Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for ... - MoneyMakingArticles (LON:SGE) - October 20 at 5:46 AM logoMisys struggles to show it has changed its ways ahead of IPO (LON:SGE) - October 19 at 2:17 PM logoExpensive but extraordinary! 2 Footsie shares you can’t afford to miss (LON:SGE) - October 19 at 2:17 PM
News IconWaterman Group (LON:WTM) Analyst Target Prices (LON:SGE) - October 13 at 7:27 PM
News IconAnalyst Coverage Updates - Reckitt Benckiser Group (LON:RB) (LON:SGE) - October 13 at 7:27 PM logoBroker Forecast - Bryan Garnier issues a broker note on Sage Group (The) PLC (LON:SGE) - October 13 at 11:03 AM logoThe Sage Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SGE-GB : October 13, 2016 (LON:SGE) - October 13 at 11:03 AM
News IconPLC Wants Interior Department To Remove Sage Grouse Management Plan (LON:SGE) - October 12 at 9:36 AM logo[$$] Wandisco: Daredevil Dave, bungee boss (LON:SGE) - October 6 at 12:50 PM logoFewer British firms have cyber insurance policies -PwC (LON:SGE) - October 5 at 12:35 PM
News IconWeekly Broker Update – Sage Group (LON:SGE) - NewsDen (LON:SGE) - October 4 at 11:57 AM logoSage Foundation Announces Sage Live Nonprofit on the Salesforce AppExchange, the World's Leading Enterprise Apps Marketplace (LON:SGE) - October 4 at 11:57 AM logoSage launches new solutions at Dreamforce to boost end-to-end productivity (LON:SGE) - October 4 at 11:57 AM logoSage : Company Secretary Change (LON:SGE) - October 1 at 8:00 AM logoThe Sage Group plc 32.9% Potential Decrease Indicated by Morgan Stanley - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:SGE) - September 28 at 6:59 PM logoQuestor share tip: buy Sage, owned by four top managers with 'skin in the game' (LON:SGE) - September 28 at 12:29 PM
News IconThe Sage Group plc's (SGE) Hold Rating Reiterated at Canaccord Genuity - DailyQuint (LON:SGE) - September 22 at 12:02 PM
News IconHow Analysts Rated The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE) Last Week? - Post News (LON:SGE) - September 16 at 10:50 AM
News IconThe Sage Group plc's (SGE) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG - NewsDen (LON:SGE) - September 12 at 12:01 PM logoBoards Face 'Stiff Challenge' To Win Trust Says IoD Report (LON:SGE) - September 7 at 10:54 AM logoMORNING BID EUROPE-Putin in Crimea as tensions rise (LON:SGE) - August 19 at 10:18 AM logoSage : Employee Arrested At Heathrow In Fraud Investigation - BBC (LON:SGE) - August 18 at 10:25 AM logoSage customers exposed to data breaches of their own making (LON:SGE) - August 18 at 10:24 AM logo[$$] 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


Last Updated on 10/24/2016 by Staff