Sage Group Plc

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Company name:Sage Group Plc
Company Description:A group engaged in the development; distribution and support of business management software and related products and services for medium-sized and smaller businesses
EPIC:SGETrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:FS10ISIN:GB00B8C3BL03
Market Segment:SET1Share Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.sage.com/Description:ORD 1 4/77P
Industry Sector:SOFTWARE & COMPUTER SERVICES
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 601.80 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/up 0.6 [0.10] 601.80 602.00 602.00 610.20 596.80 1,706,112
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 6,578.18 1,093.08 0.08 27.43 17.25 21.94 2.87 794.60 - 515.60

Sage Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.6,578.18m
Shares In Issue1,093.08m
Prev. Close601.20
PE Ratio21.94 
Dividend Yield2.87%
EPS - basic27.43p
Dividend PS17.25p
Dividend Cover1.59 
Cash Flow PS37.14p
Return On Equity (ROE)18.10%
Operating Margin20.28%
PEG Factor1.83 
EPS Growth Rate12.00%
Dividends PS Growth Rate2.01%
Net Debt1,232.00m
Gross Gearing55.53%
Quick Assets1,367.00m
Net Working Capital352.00m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets92.59%
Turnover PS174.09p
Pre-Tax Profit PS35.31p
Retained Profit PS10.34p
Cash PS76.02p
Net Cash PS-16.83p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *-47.75p
Net Asset Value PS151.13p
Spread0.20 (0.03%) 

Sage Balance Sheet

LSE:SGE:Liabilities+EQLSE:SGE:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week615.00555.20
4 weeks615.00543.20
12 weeks701.20543.20
1 year794.60515.60

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Sage Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week560.4041.407.39555.203.02582.63
4 weeks587.8014.002.38543.202.73579.40
12 weeks628.00-26.20-4.17543.203.57600.33
26 weeks701.20-99.40-14.18543.202.88655.64
1 year761.20-159.40-20.94515.603.33656.48
3 years818.80-217.00-26.50491.303.19661.08
5 years560.5041.307.37491.303.07665.88

Sage Key Management Ratios

Sage Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio54.75 
PE Ratio21.94 
Tobin's Q Ratio 1.86 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)5.13 
Dividend Yield2.87%
Market-to-Book Ratio3.98 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS17.04 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS58.21 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS16.20 
Price-to-Sales PS3.46 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS-12.60 
Price-to-Cash PS7.92 
Net Working Capital PS32.20 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS18.69%
Earnings Yield4.56%
Average PE27.89 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average78.66%

Sage Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio38.81%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.63 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)-2.01 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.16 
Net Gearing33.16%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)79.95%
Gross Gearing55.53%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)133.87%
Gearing Under 1 Year27.32%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)65.87%
Assets/Equity2.25 
Cash/Equity50.30 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets9.48%
Current Ratio1.35 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.35 
Liquidity Ratio0.82 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets60.79%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value6,795.18m
CFO/Sales0.21 
CFO/Attributable Profit1.36 
CFO/Assets0.11 
CFO/Debt0.20 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.31 
Total Debt/Sales1.08 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit5.34 
Total Debt2,063.00m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets5.86%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth0.27%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth7.31%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth6.69%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs4 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.07730.0448

Sage Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)14.30%
Return On Assets (ROA)8.46%
Net Profit Margin15.71%
Assets Turnover0.54 
Return On Equity (ROE)18.10%
Return On Investment (ROI)12.14%
Dividend Payout Ratio62.89%
Plowback Ratio37.11%
Growth from Plowback Ratio7.03%
Net Income Of Revenues5.94%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover1.21 
Fixed Assets Turnover0.79 
Current Assets Turnover1.68 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover- 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales1.86 
Debtors-to-Sales23.62%
Debt Collection Period86.22Days

Sage Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
20 Nov 2020FinalGBX11.3230/09/201930/09/202014/01/202115/01/202111/02/202117.25
13 May 2020InterimGBX5.9301/10/201931/03/202021/05/202022/05/202012/06/2020-
20 Nov 2019FinalGBX11.1230/09/201830/09/201906/02/202007/02/202002/03/202016.91
17 May 2019InterimGBX5.7901/10/201831/03/201930/05/201931/05/201914/06/2019-
21 Nov 2018FinalGBX10.8530/09/201730/09/201807/02/201908/02/201901/03/201916.50
02 May 2018InterimGBX5.6501/10/201731/03/201810/05/201811/05/201801/06/2018-
22 Nov 2017FinalGBX10.2030/09/201630/09/201708/02/201809/02/201802/03/201815.42
03 May 2017InterimGBX5.2201/10/201631/03/201711/05/201712/05/201702/06/2017-
30 Nov 2016FinalGBX9.3530/09/201530/09/201609/02/201710/02/201703/03/201714.15
05 May 2016InterimGBX4.8001/10/201531/03/201612/05/201613/05/201603/06/2016-
02 Dec 2015FinalGBX8.6530/09/201430/09/201511/02/201612/02/201604/03/201613.15
06 May 2015InterimGBX4.5001/10/201431/03/201514/05/201515/05/201506/06/2015-
03 Dec 2014FinalGBX8.0030/09/201330/09/201412/02/201513/02/201506/03/201512.12
08 May 2014InterimGBX4.1201/10/201331/03/201414/05/201416/05/201406/06/2014-
04 Dec 2013FinalGBX7.4430/09/201230/09/201312/02/201414/02/201410/03/201411.13
08 May 2013InterimGBX3.6901/10/201231/03/201315/05/201317/05/201307/06/2013-
05 Dec 2012FinalGBX6.6730/09/201130/09/201213/02/201315/02/201308/03/201310.15
09 May 2012InterimGBX3.4801/10/201131/03/201216/05/201218/05/201208/06/2012-
30 Nov 2011FinalGBX7.0730/09/201030/09/201108/02/201210/02/201202/03/20129.75
04 May 2011InterimGBX2.6801/10/201031/03/201111/05/201113/05/201110/06/2011-
01 Dec 2010FinalGBX5.2230/09/200930/09/201009/02/201111/02/201111/03/20117.80
05 May 2010InterimGBX2.5801/10/200931/03/201012/05/201014/05/201018/06/2010-
02 Dec 2009FinalGBX4.9330/09/200830/09/200903/02/201005/02/201005/03/20107.43
06 May 2009InterimGBX2.5001/10/200831/03/200913/05/200915/05/200919/06/2009-
03 Dec 2008FinalGBX4.7830/09/200730/09/200804/02/200906/02/200906/03/20097.21
08 May 2008InterimGBX2.4301/10/200731/03/200814/05/200816/05/200820/06/2008-
28 Nov 2007FinalGBX5.7330/09/200630/09/200706/02/200808/02/200803/07/20087.00
08 May 2007InterimGBX1.2701/10/200631/03/200716/05/200718/05/200715/06/2007-
29 Nov 2006FinalGBX2.5130/09/200530/09/200607/02/200709/02/200709/03/20073.59
30 Nov 2005FinalGBX2.5130/09/200530/09/200608/02/200610/02/200608/03/20063.59
09 May 2006InterimGBX1.0801/10/200531/03/200617/05/200619/05/200616/06/2006-
01 Dec 2004FinalGBX1.7230/09/200330/09/200409/02/200511/02/200511/03/20052.33
11 May 2004InterimGBX0.6101/10/200331/03/200419/05/200421/05/200418/06/2004-
02 Dec 2003FinalGBX1.1030/09/200230/09/200311/02/200413/02/200412/03/20041.10
07 May 2003InterimGBX0.5601/10/200231/03/200314/05/200316/05/200313/06/2003-
03 Dec 2002FinalGBX1.3430/09/200130/09/200219/02/200321/02/200314/03/20031.50
30 Apr 2002InterimGBX0.1601/10/200131/03/200215/05/200217/05/200217/06/2002-
05 Dec 2001FinalGBX0.2830/09/200030/09/200106/02/200208/02/200208/03/20020.43
09 May 2001InterimGBX0.1401/10/200031/03/200116/05/200118/05/200119/06/2001-
06 Dec 2000FinalGBX0.2630/09/199930/09/200007/02/200109/02/200107/03/20010.39
09 May 2000InterimGBX0.1301/10/199931/03/200015/05/200019/05/200019/06/2000-
08 Dec 1999FinalGBX0.2330/09/199830/09/199931/01/200004/02/200001/03/20000.35
09 Dec 1998FinalGBX0.2130/09/199730/09/199801/02/199905/02/199901/03/19990.32

Sage Fundamentals

 30 Sep 2017 (GBP)30 Sep 2018 (GBP)30 Sep 2019 (GBP)30 Sep 2020 (GBP)
turnover1,715.00100.00%1,846.00100.00%1,936.00100.00%1,903.00100.00%m
pre tax profit342.0019.94%398.0021.56%361.0018.65%386.0020.28%m
attributable profit300.0017.49%295.0015.98%266.0013.74%299.0015.71%m
retained profit143.008.34%124.006.72%85.004.39%113.005.94%m
eps - basic (p)27.80 27.21 24.49 27.43 
eps - diluted (p)27.71 27.07 24.29 27.21 
dividends per share15.42 16.50 16.91 17.25 

Sage Balance Sheet

 30 Sep 2017 (GBP)30 Sep 2018 (GBP)30 Sep 2019 (GBP)30 Sep 2020 (GBP)
LSE:SGE:Liabilities+EQLSE:SGE:AssetsLSE:SGE:Liabilities+EQLSE:SGE:AssetsLSE:SGE:Liabilities+EQLSE:SGE:AssetsLSE:SGE:Liabilities+EQLSE:SGE:Assets
 30 Sep 2017 (GBP)30 Sep 2018 (GBP)30 Sep 2019 (GBP)30 Sep 2020 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets133.004.13%129.003.89%117.003.49%173.004.66%m
intangibles intangibles2,297.0071.27%2,268.0068.38%2,326.0069.39%2,174.0058.52%m
fixed investments fixed investments17.000.53%20.000.60%4.000.12%1.000.03%m
current assets - other current assets - other1.000.03%113.003.41%63.001.88%108.002.91%m
stocks stocks3.000.09%1.000.03%--%--%m
debtors debtors541.0016.79%514.0015.50%471.0014.05%428.0011.52%m
cash & securities cash & securities231.007.17%272.008.20%371.0011.07%831.0022.37%m
TOTAL3,223.00100%3,317.00100%3,352.00100%3,715.00100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short1,033.0032.05%1,005.0030.30%1,126.0033.59%1,015.0027.32%m
creditors - long creditors - long1,022.0031.71%985.0029.70%722.0021.54%1,048.0028.21%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL2,055.0063.76%1,990.0059.99%1,848.0055.13%2,063.0055.53%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves1,168.0036.24%1,327.0040.01%1,504.0044.87%1,652.0044.47%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL1,168.0036.24%1,327.0040.01%1,504.0044.87%1,652.0044.47%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Sage Cash Flow Statement

30 Sep 2017 (GBP)30 Sep 2018 (GBP)30 Sep 2019 (GBP)30 Sep 2020 (GBP)
Operating CF302.00393.00472.00406.00m
Pre-Financing CF-276.00335.00479.00585.00m
Retained CF-47.00107.0042.00497.00m

Sage Brokers

NameActivityTypeMnemonicCode
Evolution Securities LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerEVOEVBGGB21MMT
Piper Jaffray LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerPIPRPIPRGB21
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC
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