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: www.sophos.com
Capitalization:
  • 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
P/E:
  • 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:
  • Dividend Yield: 0.8%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £10.6 million
  • Net Margins: -4.62%
  • Return on Equity: -19.98%
  • Return on Assets: -2.21%
Misc:
  • 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)
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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

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

Estimates

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

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Sophos Group PLC (LON SOPH)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/17/2017$0.030.64%9/14/20179/14/201710/13/2017
11/9/2016€0.010.45%11/17/201611/17/201612/16/2016
(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)

Headlines

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

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