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SGE - Sage Share Price

718.6p -12.2  -1.7%

Last Trade - 9:54am

Large Cap
Market Cap £7.98bn
Enterprise Value £8.22bn
Revenue £1.95bn
Position in Universe 111th / 1807
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Relative Strength (%)
1m -1.92%
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52w High -8.03%
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Financial Summary
Year End 30th Sep 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
1,354 1,436 1,439 1,715 1,846 1,936 1,889 1,922 +7.4%
+33.3 +21.9 +24.7 +14.0 -9.9 -7.8 -8.03 +3.40
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 31 March 2020, The Sage Group plc revenues increased 2% to £975M. Net income increased 45% to £224M. Revenues reflect an increase in demand for the Company's products and services due to favorable market conditions. Net income benefited from Loss on disposal of subsidiary increase from £27M to £141M (income), Restructuring costs decrease of 57% to £6M (expense).
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Profile Summary

Sage Group plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which provides business software and solutions. The Company’s segments include North America, North America Intacct, Northern Europe, Central Europe, France, Iberia, Africa and the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. The Company’s business cloud product portfolio includes Sage Accounting, Sage Intacct, Sage People, Sage Intelligence, Sage CRM, Sage 200cloud, Sage Employee Benefits, Sage HR Advice Director, Sage HR Advice Manager, Sage X3 and Cloud connected solutions. The Sage Accounting enables businesses to manage the business, including invoicing, expense management, compliance and tax. The Sage X3 offers configuration options and applications to support the industry-specific processes. The Sage Intacct is the cloud financial management platform.

Last Annual September 30th, 2019
Last Interim March 31st, 2020
Incorporated March 16, 1988
Public Since December 14, 1989
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 12,755
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Upcoming Events for SGE
Friday 20th November, 2020
Full Year 2020 Sage Group PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 24th February, 2021 Estimate
Sage Group PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Frequently Asked Questions for Sage
What is the Sage share price?

As of 9:54am, shares in Sage are trading at 718.6p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £7.98bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Sage share price performed this year?

Shares in Sage are currently trading at 718.6p and the price has moved by 6.65% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Sage price has moved by 27.56% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Sage?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Sage, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 8 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Sage is Sell. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Sage next release its financial results?

Sage is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-03-31
What is the Sage dividend yield?

The Sage dividend yield is 2.33% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Sage pay a dividend?

Last year, Sage paid a total dividend of 0.17, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.33%. Looking ahead, Sage has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Sage next pay dividends?

Sage has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Sage shares is currently 2.33%.

How do I buy Sage shares?

To buy shares in Sage you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Sage?

Shares in Sage are currently trading at 718.6p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £7.98bn.

Where are Sage shares listed? Where are Sage shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Sage:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: SGE
What kind of share is Sage?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Sage is currently classified as a High Flyer. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Sage share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Sage are currently priced at 718.6p. At that level they are trading at 5.78% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 679.33.

Analysts covering Sage currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.26709 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Sage share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Sage. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 6.15%. At the current price of 718.6p, shares in Sage are trading at 5.2% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Sage PE Ratio?

The Sage PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 25.04. The shares are currently trading at 718.6p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Sage?

Sage's management team is headed by:

Klaus-Michael Vogelberg - CTO
Donald Brydon - NEC
Jonathan Howell - CFO
Stephen Hare - CEO
Drummond Hall - NID
Victoria Bradin - GCN
Amanda Cusdin - OTH
Ron McMurtrie - CMO
Annette Court - NID
Jonathan Bewes - NID
John Bates - NID
Aaron Harris - CTO
Derk Bleeker - OTH
Marc Linden - EVP
Rob Reid - CEX
Who are the major shareholders of Sage?

Here are the top five shareholders of Sage based on the size of their shareholding:

Fundsmith Equity Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 5.81% (63.4m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.74% (62.7m shares)
LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 5.54% (60.5m shares)
Lindsell Train Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.96% (54.1m shares)
Fundsmith LLP Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.91% (53.6m shares)
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