Sage Group (SGE)

Sector:

IT Services

Index:

FTSE 100

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685.60p
   
  • Change Today:
    -8.20p
  • 52 Week High: 706.20p
  • 52 Week Low: 525.60p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,085.74m
  • Volume: 2,044,670
  • Market Cap: 7,444m
  • RiskGrade: 107

Sage Overview

Formed in 1981, the core business of software group Sage is the development and distribution of accounting, accounts and salary check management software programs for small businesses.

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Sage Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 2.4% 2.5%
Div Cover 2.0 1.8
Op Mrgn 23.1% 21.9%
ROCE 2668.8%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 21.1 23.0
PEG 2.9 n/a
Pr/Revenue 4.0 3.8
Pr/Book 5.6  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 7.6% 5.8%
PBT 16.4% 7.3%
EPS 7.4% -8.2%
DPS 7.0% 2.9%

Sage Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
30-Sep-14 1,353.50 278.70 22.91p 15.9 5.3 +3% 12.12p 3.3%
30-Sep-15 1,435.50 275.80 25.00p 20.0 2.2 +9% 13.10p 2.6%
30-Sep-16 1,439.00 242.00 25.90p 28.5 7.1 +4% 14.15p 1.9%
30-Sep-17 1,715.00 342.00 30.28p 23.1 1.4 +17% 15.42p 2.2%
30-Sep-18 1,846.00 398.00 32.51p 18.0 2.6 +7% 16.50p 2.8%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

Sage Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
30-Sep-19 1,952.60 427.24 29.84p 23.0 n/a -8% 16.98p 2.5%
30-Sep-20 2,081.73 465.79 32.36p 21.2 2.5 +8% 17.50p 2.6%

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Sage Company Announcements

Holding(s) in Company 22-Mar-2019 16:14 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 14-Mar-2019 17:11 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 05-Mar-2019 14:46 RNS

Latest Sage Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
14-Mar-19 Buy Steve Hare 675.40p 4,468 30,176.87
04-Mar-19 Sell D. Blair Crump 667.73p 11,026 73,623.80
04-Mar-19 Sell Steve Hare 667.73p 30,436 203,230.00

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

Sage Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 685.60p
Change Today -8.20p
% Change -1.18 %
52 Week High 706.20p
52 Week Low 525.60p
Volume 2,044,670
Shares Issued 1,085.74m
Market Cap 7,444m
RiskGrade 107

Sage Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
89.49% below the market average89.49% below the market average89.49% below the market average89.49% below the market average89.49% below the market average
57.14% below the sector average57.14% below the sector average57.14% below the sector average57.14% below the sector average57.14% below the sector average
Price Trend
80.32% above the market average80.32% above the market average80.32% above the market average80.32% above the market average80.32% above the market average
58.56% above the sector average58.56% above the sector average58.56% above the sector average58.56% above the sector average58.56% above the sector average
Income
55.99% below the market average55.99% below the market average55.99% below the market average55.99% below the market average55.99% below the market average
20.00% above the sector average20.00% above the sector average20.00% above the sector average20.00% above the sector average20.00% above the sector average
Growth
12.36% above the market average12.36% above the market average12.36% above the market average12.36% above the market average12.36% above the market average
31.37% below the sector average31.37% below the sector average31.37% below the sector average31.37% below the sector average31.37% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 0
Neutral 7
Sell 1
Strong Sell 3
Total 15
neutral
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Sage Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 07-Feb-19 10-May-18
Paid 01-Mar-19 01-Jun-18
Amount 10.85p 5.65p

Trades for 22-Mar-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 954,762 @ 685.60p
16:29 416 @ 686.80p
16:29 500 @ 687.00p
16:29 219 @ 687.00p
16:29 265 @ 687.00p

Sage Key Personnel

Chair Donald H Brydon
CFO Jonathan Howell
CEO Steve Hare

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