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Sophos Group Fundamentals

Company Name Sophos Group Last Updated 16 Apr 2019
Industry Technology Sector Software & Computer Services
Shares in Issue (m) 481.87 Market Cap (£m) 1,748.22
PE Ratio -25.19 Div per Share (p) 4.90
Div Yield 0.00 Div Cover 0.00
EPS -14.40 EPS Growth (%) -39.81
PEG 0.63 DPS Growth (%) 6.52
Debt Ratio 87.69 Debt Equity Ratio 0.52
Net Gearing 84.25 Gross Gearing 93.17
Asset Equity Ratio 14.65 Cash Equity Ratio 130.72
Quick Ratio 0.51 Current Ratio 0.54
Price To Book Value 19.04 ROCE -7.01

Sophos Group Dividends

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

Sophos Group Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 25 23 25
Intangible Assets 870 856 757
Investments 127 107 75
Total Fixed Assets 1,022 986 856
Stocks 16 16 19
Debtors 178 145 130
Cash & Equivalents 120 68 67
Other Assets 8 8 0
Total Assets 1,344 1,223 1,072
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 598 530 401
Creditors after 1 year 654 566 525
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 1,253 1,097 926
Net assets 92 127 146
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 22 22 21
Share Premium 122 118 116
Profit / Loss -52 -49 -68
Other Equity -113 -161 -197
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 92 127 146
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 87.69 81.71 78.25
Debt-to-Equity 0.52 0.52 0.57
Net Gearing 84.25 84.08 80.15
Gross Gearing 93.17 89.64 86.38
Assets / Equity 14.65 9.65 7.34
Cash / Equity 130.72 53.75 45.79
EPS -14.40 -10.30 -16.40
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 148 119 21
Cashflow before financing 122 0 -41
Increase in Cash 45 8 -6
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 641 530 478
Cost of sales 143 121 104
Gross Profit 497 408 374
Operating Profit -32 -44 -33
Pre-Tax profit -52 -49 -68
Profit / Loss for the year 22 22 21

Sophos Group Company Background

Sector Software & Computer Services
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 317,000 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 17 May 2018

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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