The Sage Group plc Company Profile (LON:SGE)

About The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)

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: Technology
  • Industry: Enterprise Software
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:SGE
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.sage.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £7.7 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,079,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 691.80
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 680.13
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 594.99 - GBX 807.49
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.38
  • P/E Growth: 2.28
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.73 billion
  • Price / Sales: 4.45
  • Book Value: GBX 1.04 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.86
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £494.3 million
  • Net Margins: 16.19%
  • Return on Equity: 24.97%
  • Return on Assets: 9.77%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 2.48 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)

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 announced a dividend on Wednesday, May 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, May 11th will be paid a dividend of GBX 5.22 per share on Friday, June 2nd. This represents a dividend yield of 0.74%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 11th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View The Sage Group plc's Dividend History.

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

13 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for The Sage Group plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 490 to GBX 825. On average, they anticipate The Sage Group plc's share price to reach GBX 706.15 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for The Sage Group plc.

Who are some of The Sage Group plc's key competitors?

Who are The Sage Group plc's key executives?

The Sage Group plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Stephen P. Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Steve Hare, Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Blair Crump, President - Sage
  • Jim Emerick, Executive Vice President - Customer Services
  • Sue Goble, Executive Vice President - Services
  • Nick Goode, Executive Vice President - Product
  • Adam Hale, Executive Vice President - Sage People
  • Seamus Smith, Executive Vice President - Global Payments and Banking
  • Jennifer Warawa, Executive Vice President - Partners, Accountants and Alliances
  • Klaus-Michael Vogelberg, Chief Technology Officer

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.

What is The Sage Group plc's stock price today?

One share of The Sage Group plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 713.50.


MarketBeat Community Rating for The Sage Group plc (LON SGE)
Community Ranking:  1.0 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  228 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  941 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,169
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about The Sage Group 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 The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.23)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 706.15

Analysts' Ratings History for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/20/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 780View Rating Details
9/19/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 813View Rating Details
9/14/2017Barclays PLCUpgradeEqual weightGBX 685View Rating Details
8/22/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingConviction-BuyGBX 825View Rating Details
7/27/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 650 -> GBX 700View Rating Details
7/26/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingSellGBX 585View Rating Details
5/4/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 600 -> GBX 620View Rating Details
5/4/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 780View Rating Details
3/6/2017Bryan, Garnier & CoBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 640 -> GBX 660View Rating Details
2/10/2017BNP ParibasUpgradeOutperformGBX 640 -> GBX 750View Rating Details
1/27/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 770View Rating Details
1/26/2017AlphaValueReiterated RatingAddGBX 722View 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
1/27/2016InvestecReiterated RatingHoldGBX 585View Rating Details
1/11/2016Bank of America CorporationUpgradeBuyGBX 660View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 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: $29.89 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for The Sage Group plc (LON SGE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/3/2017GBX 5.220.74%5/11/20175/11/20176/2/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/4/2017Steve HareInsiderSell93,136GBX 681£634,256.16
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

Headline Trends for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
Latest Headlines for The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) Raised to Equal weight at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 12:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoShould You Buy The Sage Group plc (LSE:SGE) Now?
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 9:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 4:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSteve Hare Sells 93,136 Shares of The Sage Group plc (SGE) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 1:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (LON:SGE) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 3:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) Given Hold Rating at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 7:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) Upgraded to "Conviction-Buy" by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 22 at 11:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Micro Focus shares fall on disappointing results
finance.yahoo.com - July 13 at 9:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (LON:SGE) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 2:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) Given "Overweight" Rating at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 12:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGoldman Sachs Group Inc Reiterates "Buy" Rating for The Sage Group plc (SGE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 6:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc's (SGE) Hold Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 6:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) Cut to Hold at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 6:06 AM
rttnews.com logoSage Group To Sell North American Payments Business
www.rttnews.com - June 3 at 12:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] GTCR to Buy Payment Processor Sage Payments Solutions
finance.yahoo.com - June 3 at 12:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 12:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to The Sage Group Plc : May 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 11:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Sage Group Plc : SGE-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 12th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 11:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Sage Group Plc :SGE-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : May 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 10:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 7:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) PT Raised to GBX 650
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 6:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) PT Raised to GBX 620
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 6:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) Given "Buy" Rating at Goldman Sachs Group Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 1:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanaccord Genuity Reiterates Sell Rating for The Sage Group plc (SGE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 1:02 PM
marketwatch.com logoMiners, Sainsbury’s pull FTSE 100 into the red
www.marketwatch.com - May 4 at 8:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) PT Raised to GBX 780
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 9:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) to Issue GBX 5.22 Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 8:46 PM
nasdaq.com logoSage Group H1 Pretax Profit Up 41.1%, Says Will Exceed FY Sales Outlook - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 3 at 5:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SGE.L earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-17 7:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 5:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Sage: show me the money
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 5:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSage Group CEO Kelly Is Focused on Organic Growth
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 10:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Sage turnround plan drives rise in core profit
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 10:57 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 9:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) Given Underperform Rating at Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 9:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 1:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 10:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc's (SGE) "Underweight" Rating Reaffirmed at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 10:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Sage Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SGE) : April 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 7:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Sage Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SGE-GB : April 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 1:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Accel-KKR Exits Abila in Sale to Community Brands
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc's (SGE) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 6:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Sage Group Plc : SGE-GB: Dividend Analysis : February 10th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 12:33 PM
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uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 8:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGoldman Sachs Group Inc Lowers The Sage Group plc (SGE) Price Target to GBX 860
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 7:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 1:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Sage Group plc (SGE) Earns “Overweight” Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 12 at 1:24 PM
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