Sophos Group PLC Company Profile (LON:SOPH)

About Sophos Group PLC (LON:SOPH)

Sophos Group PLC logoSophos Group plc operates as an investment company for the Sophos Group. It is a provider of cloud-enabled end-user and network security solutions. Its geographic segments include Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), the Americas, and Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ). Its products under enduser security include Sophos Mobile Control 6, which is developed to include Sophos Secure Email, a personal information management container solution for e-mail, calendar and contacts, and Sophos Server Protection Advanced, which integrates server application to deliver single-click server lockdown, using Sophos Central management. Its products under network security include Sophos XG Firewall, which introduced a number of advances, including Sophos Security Heartbeat that links Sophos Endpoint Protection with the XG Firewall to share context and status information, and Sophos Web Gateway, which provides cloud-delivered protection for users, devices and data across multiple operating systems.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: IT Services & Consulting - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:SOPH
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £2.16 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 459,641,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 448
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 340.60
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 203.90 - GBX 474.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £529.7 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.07
  • Book Value: GBX 0.28 per share
  • Price / Book: 16.76
  • Dividend Yield: 0.8%
  • EBIDTA: £10.6 million
  • Net Margins: -4.62%
  • Return on Equity: -19.98%
  • Return on Assets: -2.21%
  • Average Volume: 1.38 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Sophos Group PLC (LON:SOPH)

What is Sophos Group PLC's stock symbol?

Sophos Group PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SOPH."

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

Sophos Group PLC announced a dividend on Wednesday, May 17th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 14th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.03 per share on Friday, October 13th. This represents a yield of 0.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. This is an increase from Sophos Group PLC's previous dividend of $0.01. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Sophos Group PLC's Dividend History.

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

7 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Sophos Group PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 305 to GBX 430. On average, they anticipate Sophos Group PLC's share price to reach GBX 381 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Sophos Group PLC.

Who are some of Sophos Group PLC's key competitors?

Who are Sophos Group PLC's key executives?

Sophos Group PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Kristof Hagerman, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Nick Bray, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Eleanor B. Lacey, General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Peter Gyenes, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Roy Mackenzie, Non-Executive Director
  • Steve Munford, Non-Executive Director
  • Salim Nathoo, Non-Executive Director
  • Sandra E. Bergeron, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Sophos Group PLC stock?

Shares of Sophos 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 Sophos Group PLC's stock price today?

One share of Sophos Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 469.30.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sophos Group PLC (LON SOPH)
Community Ranking:  4.2 out of 5 (   )
Outperform Votes:  225 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  40 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  265
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sophos 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 Sophos Group PLC (LON:SOPH) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.71)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 381

Analysts' Ratings History for Sophos Group PLC (LON:SOPH)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/26/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
6/8/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 430View Rating Details
6/1/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddView Rating Details
5/30/2017Shore CapitalUpgradeHoldView Rating Details
5/18/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 360 -> GBX 430View Rating Details
4/5/2017Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuyGBX 325 -> GBX 380View Rating Details
1/19/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 360View Rating Details
6/7/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 300View Rating Details
(Data available from 7/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Sophos Group PLC (LON:SOPH)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by


Earnings Estimates for Sophos Group PLC (LON:SOPH)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.08 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Sophos Group PLC (LON SOPH)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Sophos Group PLC (LON:SOPH)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sophos Group PLC (LON:SOPH)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sophos Group PLC (LON:SOPH)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/3/2017Kris HagermanInsiderBuy1,497GBX 223£3,338.31
6/14/2017Nick BrayInsiderSell17,537GBX 443£77,688.91
5/26/2017Kris HagermanInsiderSell121,626GBX 420£510,829.20
5/25/2017Kris HagermanInsiderSell364,753GBX 421£1,535,610.13
5/19/2017Kris HagermanInsiderSell56,428GBX 393£221,762.04
3/17/2017Steve MunfordInsiderBuy2,866,194GBX 264£7,566,752.16
2/10/2017Nick BrayInsiderSell46,209GBX 282£130,309.38
12/28/2016Kris HagermanInsiderBuy2,495GBX 142£3,542.90
8/9/2016Hagerman,KrisInsiderSell100,634GBX 224£225,420.16
8/8/2016Bray,NickInsiderSell49,032GBX 228£111,792.96
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Sophos Group PLC (LON:SOPH)
Latest Headlines for Sophos Group PLC (LON:SOPH)
DateHeadline logoAt 21.7% CAGR, Encryption Software Market Size & Share Will Increase $7.17 Bn by 2021 - July 11 at 7:53 AM logoSophos Ltd (SOPH) Insider Purchases £3,338.31 in Stock - July 4 at 4:26 PM logoSophos Placed in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner's 2017 Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls) for Sixth Consecutive Year - June 30 at 6:50 AM logoSandboxing market Growing at a CAGR of 26.5% During 2017 to 2022 - - June 28 at 1:01 AM logoSophos XG Firewall Rated Among Highest Performing Products by NSS Labs in its Next-Generation Firewall Group Test Report - June 27 at 8:00 PM logoSophos Ltd (SOPH) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - June 27 at 8:42 AM logoSophos Ltd (SOPH) Rating Reiterated by Morgan Stanley - June 26 at 7:26 AM logoSandboxing Market Worth 9.40 Billion USD by 2022 - June 22 at 1:43 PM logoSophos Helps to Secure Konica Minolta's Workplace Hub with Sophos XG Firewall - June 21 at 5:40 AM logoInsider Selling: Sophos Group PLC (SOPH) Insider Sells 17,537 Shares of Stock - June 16 at 1:24 PM logoSophos Named a Visionary in Gartner Magic Quadrant Report for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites For Fourth Consecutive Year - June 12 at 7:23 PM logoETFs with exposure to Sophos Group Plc : June 12, 2017 - June 12 at 7:23 PM logoSophos Group Plc :SOPH-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : June 9, 2017 - June 9 at 8:10 PM logoSophos Group Plc :SOPH-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : June 9, 2017 - June 9 at 8:10 PM logoCRN Names Eight Leaders From Sophos as 2017 Women of the Channel - June 9 at 12:00 AM logoSophos Group PLC (SOPH) Receives Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AG - June 8 at 9:10 PM logoSophos Group PLC's (SOPH) "Add" Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd - June 1 at 9:18 AM logoSophos Group PLC (SOPH) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - May 31 at 7:50 AM logoSophos Group PLC (SOPH) Stock Rating Upgraded by Shore Capital - May 30 at 10:42 AM logoSophos Group PLC (SOPH) Insider Sells £510,829.20 in Stock - May 30 at 7:14 AM logoSophos Group PLC (SOPH) Insider Kris Hagerman Sells 364,753 Shares - May 30 at 7:14 AM logoU.K. Financial Software Firm Alfa Jumps 30% on London Debut - May 28 at 12:41 AM logoEdited Transcript of SOPH.L earnings conference call or presentation 17-May-17 8:30am GMT - May 23 at 7:19 PM logoWannaCry attack is good business for cyber security firms - May 20 at 5:36 AM logoInsider Selling: Sophos Ltd (SOPH) Insider Sells 56,428 Shares of Stock - May 19 at 10:22 AM logoSophos Ltd (SOPH) Rating Reiterated by Shore Capital - May 18 at 8:26 PM logoSophos Ltd (SOPH) Price Target Raised to GBX 430 - May 18 at 5:56 PM logoSophos Ltd (SOPH) Announces Dividend Increase - $0.03 Per Share - May 17 at 3:08 PM logoSophos Surges as Global Cyberattack Puts Ransomware Product In Focus - May 17 at 9:14 AM logo[$$] WannaCry boost for cyber security stocks could prove shortlived - May 17 at 9:14 AM logo[$$] Sophos: held to ransom - May 17 at 9:14 AM logoSophos Group plc: Results for the year-ended 31 March 2017 - May 17 at 9:14 AM
News IconCybersecurity stocks are rallying after the global ransomware attack - May 16 at 7:52 PM logoAt 30+% CAGR, Mobile Encryption Market Potentially Worth $2,917.9 Million by 2022 Led by Cloud Encryption Application - May 15 at 9:15 AM logoCyber Security Stocks Surge In London Following Global Ransomware Attack - May 15 at 9:15 AM logoMobile Encryption Market Worth 2,917.9 Million USD by 2022 - May 10 at 8:17 PM logoSophos Ltd (SOPH) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - May 6 at 12:35 AM logoSophos Boosts Server Protection Products with Next-Gen Anti-Ransomware CryptoGuard Technology - April 19 at 9:11 AM logoSophos Group PLC (SOPH) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - April 11 at 12:43 AM logoSophos Group PLC (SOPH) Earns "Sell" Rating from Shore Capital - April 8 at 7:58 PM logoSophos Group PLC (SOPH) Given New GBX 380 Price Target at Citigroup Inc - April 8 at 4:15 PM logoSophos Group PLC (SOPH) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG - April 8 at 2:26 PM logoSophos Group PLC Trade Update and Notice of Final Results - April 7 at 12:43 PM logo[$$] Sophos boosted by higher demand for cyber security services - April 7 at 12:43 PM logo[$$] Sophos: cyber whizz rosy - April 7 at 12:43 PM logoSophos Group PLC (SOPH) Given New GBX 360 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co. - April 5 at 1:22 PM logoTOP NEWS: Sophos To Beat Expectations As Billings Grow By 18% - April 4 at 8:39 AM logoSophos Group PLC (SOPH) Now Covered by Shore Capital - April 4 at 5:22 AM logoFinjan gets settlement from Sophos in cybersecurity patent fight - April 4 at 12:39 AM logoBRIEF-Finjan holdings units enters into an omnibus agreement with Sophos Group - April 3 at 7:39 PM


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Sophos Group PLC (SOPH) Chart for Friday, July, 21, 2017

This page was last updated on 7/21/2017 by Staff