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Sage Group (The) Fundamentals

Company Name Sage Group (The) Last Updated 18 Jul 2019
Industry Technology Sector Software
Shares in Issue (m) 1,086.61 Market Cap (£m) 8,682.05
PE Ratio 29.36 Div per Share (p) 16.50
Div Yield 2.08 Div Cover 1.64
EPS 27.21 EPS Growth (%) -2.12
PEG -13.85 DPS Growth (%) 7.00
Debt Ratio 42.60 Debt Equity Ratio 0.50
Net Gearing 51.79 Gross Gearing 59.99
Asset Equity Ratio 2.50 Cash Equity Ratio 20.50
Quick Ratio 0.84 Current Ratio 0.85
Price To Book Value 6.54 ROCE 17.21

Sage Group (The) Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H1 Dividend 30 May 2019 14 Jun 2019 GBX 5.79
H2 Dividend 07 Feb 2019 01 Mar 2019 GBX 10.85 16.50
H1 Dividend 10 May 2018 01 Jun 2018 GBX 5.65
H2 Dividend 08 Feb 2018 02 Mar 2018 GBX 10.20 15.42
H1 Dividend 11 May 2017 02 Jun 2017 GBX 5.22
H2 Dividend 09 Feb 2017 03 Mar 2017 GBX 9.35 14.15
H1 Dividend 12 May 2016 03 Jun 2016 GBX 4.80
H2 Dividend 11 Feb 2016 04 Mar 2016 GBX 8.65 13.10
H1 Dividend 14 May 2015 06 Jun 2015 GBX 4.45
H2 Dividend 12 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 GBX 8.00 12.12

Sage Group (The) Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 129 133 123
Intangible Assets 2,268 2,297 1,768
Investments 71 78 70
Total Fixed Assets 2,468 2,508 1,961
Stocks 1 3 2
Debtors 459 466 420
Cash & Equivalents 272 231 265
Other Assets 117 15 9
Total Assets 3,317 3,223 2,656
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 1,005 1,033 988
Creditors after 1 year 985 1,022 615
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 1,990 2,055 1,603
Net assets 1,327 1,168 1,053
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 12 12 12
Share Premium 548 548 544
Profit / Loss 398 342 275
Other Equity 146 131 187
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 1,327 1,168 1,053
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 42.60 46.67 36.85
Debt-to-Equity 0.50 0.50 0.38
Net Gearing 51.79 56.59 50.39
Gross Gearing 59.99 63.76 60.35
Assets / Equity 2.50 2.76 2.52
Cash / Equity 20.50 19.78 25.11
EPS 27.21 27.80 19.28
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 393 302 285
Cashflow before financing 335 -276 240
Increase in Cash 109 -47 -39
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 1,846 1,715 1,569
Cost of sales 130 114 103
Gross Profit 1,716 1,601 1,466
Operating Profit 427 348 300
Pre-Tax profit 398 342 275
Profit / Loss for the year 12 12 12

Sage Group (The) Company Background

Sector Software
Activities Sage Group plc is the global market leader for technology that helps businesses of all sizes manage everything from money to people - whether they're a start-up, scale-up or enterprise. We do this through Sage Business Cloud - the one and only business management solution that customers will ever need, comprising Accounting, Financials, Enterprise Management, People & Payroll and Payments & Banking.
Latest Interim Date 17 May 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 21 Nov 2018

Sage Group (The) Directors

Appointed Director Position
03 Jan 2014 Stephen Hare Chief Executive Officer
15 May 2013 Jonathan Anton George Howell Chief Financial Officer
01 Jan 2018 Daniel Blair Crump Executive Director
06 Jul 2012 Donald Hood Brydon Non-Executive Chairman
01 Jan 2014 John William Drummond Hall Non-Executive Director
28 Feb 2017 Soni Jiandani Non-Executive Director
01 Jul 2017 Catherine Jane Keers Non-Executive Director
01 Apr 2019 Annette Elizabeth Court Non-Executive Director
01 Apr 2019 Jonathan Michael Arundell Bewes Non-Executive Director

Sage Group (The) Contact Details

Company Name Sage Group (The)
Company Address North Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE13 9AA.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1912 943 000
Company Website http://www.sage.com/

Sage Group (The) Advisors

Auditor Name PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Auditor Address 89 Sandyford Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8HW.
Auditor Website http://www.pwc.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)1912 328 493
Registrar Name Equiniti
Registrar Address Aspect House, Spencer Road, Lancing, West Sussex BN99 6DA.
Registrar Website http://www.equiniti.com/
Registrar Telephone 0871 384 2030
Broker Name Deutsche Bank AG London
Broker Address 1 Great Winchester Street, London EC2N 2DB.
Broker Website http://www.db.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0) 20 7545 8000
Adviser Name Deutsche Bank AG London
Adviser Address 1 Great Winchester Street, London EC2N 2DB.
Adviser Website http://www.db.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0) 20 7545 8000
Solicitor Name Allen & Overy LLP
Solicitor Address One Bishops Square, London E1 6AD.
Solicitor Website http://www.allenovery.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 3088 0000
Stockbroker Name N+1 Singer
Stockbroker Address 7 Melville Crescent, Edinburgh EH3 7JA.
Stockbroker Website http://www.n1singer.com/
Stockbroker Telephone +44(0)131 603 6871