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Sophos Group Fundamentals

Company Name Sophos Group Last Updated 18 Jul 2019
Industry Technology Sector Software
Shares in Issue (m) 484.40 Market Cap (£m) 2,166.74
PE Ratio 79.88 Div per Share ($) 5.20
Div Yield 0.00 Div Cover 1.08
EPS 5.60 EPS Growth (%) 138.89
PEG 0.58 DPS Growth (%) 6.12
Debt Ratio 80.64 Debt Equity Ratio 0.53
Net Gearing 76.18 Gross Gearing 88.68
Asset Equity Ratio 8.84 Cash Equity Ratio 110.53
Quick Ratio 0.65 Current Ratio 0.67
Price To Book Value 13.92 ROCE 6.67

Sophos Group Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 19 Sep 2019 11 Oct 2019 USX 3.70 5.20
H1 Dividend 15 Nov 2018 14 Dec 2018 USX 1.50
H2 Dividend 20 Sep 2018 12 Oct 2018 USX 3.50 4.90
H1 Dividend 16 Nov 2017 15 Dec 2017 USX 1.40
H2 Dividend 14 Sep 2017 13 Oct 2017 USX 3.30 4.60
H1 Dividend 17 Nov 2016 16 Dec 2016 USX 1.30
H2 Dividend 15 Sep 2016 14 Oct 2016 USX 1.10 1.80
H1 Dividend 19 Nov 2015 18 Dec 2015 USX 0.70

Sophos Group Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 24 25 23
Intangible Assets 837 870 856
Investments 131 127 107
Total Fixed Assets 992 1,022 986
Stocks 11 16 16
Debtors 195 178 145
Cash & Equivalents 172 120 68
Other Assets 6 8 8
Total Assets 1,376 1,344 1,223
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 572 598 530
Creditors after 1 year 649 654 566
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 1,220 1,253 1,097
Net assets 156 92 127
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 23 22 22
Share Premium 127 122 118
Profit / Loss 54 -52 -49
Other Equity -113 -113 -161
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 156 92 127
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 80.64 87.69 81.71
Debt-to-Equity 0.53 0.52 0.52
Net Gearing 76.18 84.25 84.08
Gross Gearing 88.68 93.17 89.64
Assets / Equity 8.84 14.65 9.65
Cash / Equity 110.53 130.72 53.75
EPS 5.60 -14.40 -10.30
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 143 148 119
Cashflow before financing 91 122 0
Increase in Cash 61 45 8
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 711 641 530
Cost of sales 146 143 121
Gross Profit 564 497 408
Operating Profit 61 -32 -44
Pre-Tax profit 54 -52 -49
Profit / Loss for the year 23 22 22

Sophos Group Company Background

Sector Software
Activities Sophos Group plc is a leading global provider of cloud-enabled enduser and network security solutions, offering organisations end-to-end protection against known and unknown IT security threats through products that are easy to install, configure, update and maintain. For further information visit: www.sophos.com. The Group has over 30 years of experience in enterprise security and has built a portfolio of products that protects over 382,000 organisations and over 100 million endusers in 150 countries, across a variety of industries.
Latest Interim Date 07 Nov 2018
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 16 May 2019

Sophos Group Directors

Appointed Director Position
11 Jun 2015 Kristof Peter Hagerman Chief Executive Officer
26 May 2015 Nicholas Paul Seaton Bray Chief Financial Officer
11 Jun 2015 Peter Gyenes Non-Executive Chairman
11 Jun 2015 Paul Ashton Walker Non-Executive Director
03 Jan 2017 Vinodka Murria Non-Executive Director
03 Apr 2017 Charles Richard Kenneth Medlock Non-Executive Director
26 May 2015 Roy Gordon Mackenzie Non-Executive Director
11 Jun 2015 Sandra England Bergeron Non-Executive Director

Sophos Group Contact Details

Company Name Sophos Group
Company Address The Pentagon, Abingdon OX14 3YP.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1235 559933
Company Website http://investors.sophos.com/

Sophos Group Advisors

Auditor Name KPMG Audit
Auditor Address Arlington Business Park, Reading, RG7 4SD.
Auditor Website http://www.kpmg.co.uk/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)118 9642 000
Registrar Name Capita Registrars
Registrar Address The Registry, 34 Beckenham Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 4TU.
Registrar Website http://www.capitaregistrars.com/
Registrar Telephone 0870 162 3100
Broker Name JPMorgan Cazenove
Broker Address 20 Moorgate, London EC2R 6DA.
Broker Website http://www.jpmorgancazenove.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7588 2828
Adviser Name JPMorgan Cazenove
Adviser Address 20 Moorgate, London EC2R 6DA.
Adviser Website http://www.jpmorgancazenove.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7588 2828
Solicitor Name Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Solicitor Address 65 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1HS.
Solicitor Website http://www.freshfields.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7936 4000
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