Last 437.70 GBp
Change Today -0.50 / -0.11%
Volume 2.3M
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sage group plc/the (SGE) Snapshot

Open
434.10 GBp
Previous Close
438.20 GBp
Day High
439.90 GBp
Day Low
431.00 GBp
52 Week High
12/4/14 - 458.10 GBp
52 Week Low
10/13/14 - 346.70 GBp
Market Cap
4.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
4.3M
EPS TTM
0.17 GBp
Shares Outstanding
1.1B
EX-Date
02/12/15
P/E TM
25.7x
Dividend
13.47 GBp
Dividend Yield
2.93%
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sage group plc/the (SGE) Details

The Sage Group plc provides business management software and services for small and medium sized businesses. It offers various solutions for accounts, enterprise resource planning, HR and payroll, tax, practice management, integrated customer relationship management, business intelligence, mobility, and payments. The company serves owners, book keepers, and finance directors. It operates primarily in Europe, the Americas, South Africa, Australia, the Middle East, and Asia. The Sage Group plc was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, the United Kingdom.

12,975 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/3/14
Founded in 1981

sage group plc/the (SGE) Top Compensated Officers

Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: 1.4M GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

sage group plc/the (SGE) Key Developments

Sage Group plc Announces Executive Changes

Ruth Markland retired as chair of the Remuneration Committee of the Board of Directors of the Sage Group plc on 5 December 2014. She is succeeded in that role by Drummond Hall. Ruth will continue as a member of that Committee and as Senior Independent Non-executive Director.

Sage Group plc Reports Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for Year Ended September 30, 2014

Sage Group plc reported audited consolidated earnings results for year ended September 30, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of £1,306.8 million compared to £1,376.1 million for the same period a year ago. Operating profit was £298.4 million compared to £180.5 million last year. Profit before income tax was £277.5 million compared to £164.1 million last year. Profit attributable to owners of the parent was £186.8 million or 17.4 pence per diluted share compared to £46.4 million or 3.96 pence per diluted share last year. Net cash generated from operating activities was £253.6 million compared to £286.2 million last year. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was £19.7 million compared to £14.1 million last year. Purchase of intangible assets was £8.3 million compared to £9.6 million a year ago. Net debt stood at £437 million at September 30, 2014 against £384 million for the same period a year ago.

Sage Group Seeks Acquisitions

Sage Group plc (LSE:SGE) is seeking acquisitions. The Board's main strategic priority remains an acceleration of growth, both organically and through targeted acquisitions, and investment will support that aim.

 

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Price/Earnings 24.9x
Price/Sales 3.5x
Price/Book 5.8x
Price/Cash Flow 22.3x
TEV/Sales 3.5x
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