• Price (GBX)731.00
  • Today's Change4.80 / 0.66%
  • Shares traded240.61k
  • 1 Year change+2.21%
  • Beta0.6284
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About the company

The Sage Group plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which provides accounting and business management software. The Company’s segments include Northern Europe, Central and Southern Europe and North America. The Company offers software and services for small or medium business, people and payroll, business management, payments and banking, and accountants and partners. Its accounting, finance and payroll solutions include Accounting, Sage 50cloud Accounting, Sage Timeslips, Sage HR, Sage X3 and Sage Intacct. Its construction and real estate solutions include Sage Intacct Construction, Sage 100 Contractor and Sage 300 CRE. Its business management solutions include Sage X3, Sage 100cloud, Sage 300cloud and Sage Fixed Assets. Its human resources and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions include Sage HRMS, Sage People and Sage CRM. It also offers end-to-end retail financial management, inventory planning, sales and order management, purchasing and supplier management solutions.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)1.84bn
  • Net income in GBP292.00m
  • Incorporated1988
  • Employees11.79k
  • Location
    Sage Group PLCNorth Park AvenueNEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NE13 9AAUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 191 294 3000
  • Fax+44 191 294 0002
  • Websitehttps://www.sage.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
SGE:LSE since
MAS Integrated Solutions Inc-cloud savings & loan software businessDeal completed22 Apr 202222 Apr 2022Deal completed0.52%--
Brightpearl LtdDeal completed20 Dec 202120 Dec 2021Deal completed-10.13%299.27m
GoProposal LtdDeal completed05 Oct 202105 Oct 2021Deal completed4.76%--
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Plus500 Ltd594.95m257.12m1.64bn461.006.753.126.342.762.522.525.835.460.9961--29.451,290,558.0043.0575.9050.5787.6291.44--43.2249.66----0.009353.33-17.6316.99-37.8921.51-16.349.63
Kainos Group PLC302.63m35.77m1.68bn2.69k47.4115.6041.135.550.28560.28562.410.86791.63--4.77112,419.0019.2521.7535.2539.2446.3447.5311.8212.71--2,166.180.030363.4728.9529.37-9.6827.9848.2428.65
Keywords Studios PLC432.95m28.89m1.96bn9.49k69.924.8633.224.530.3640.3645.465.230.8707--7.5845,607.185.804.947.246.2839.0737.976.665.43----0.07415.1137.1239.6158.5740.3653.5410.39
Darktrace PLC287.64m-78.86m2.67bn1.76k--11.02--9.29-0.2379-0.23790.54150.3420.7967--5.81199,748.80-21.84---42.34--89.44---27.42-----0.09420.11--41.32---421.72------
Softcat PLC1.35bn101.98m2.73bn1.68k26.7816.7125.522.020.51090.51096.770.81842.8536.534.24803,457.4021.5519.6163.4056.4821.6321.317.556.911.261,642.660.045883.907.3811.4627.1223.7430.2231.45
AVEVA Group plc1.19bn-62.60m6.90bn6.32k--1.3234.475.82-0.208-0.2083.9317.270.1783--2.14187,577.10-0.94150.607-1.030.685680.4076.86-5.282.60--5.050.1302379.9944.4822.32-352.42--28.563.17
Avast PLC778.22m234.77m7.11bn1.80k30.335.8226.109.140.22510.22510.74621.170.3187--17.65432,346.809.626.9112.788.6583.4875.4630.1723.39----0.400857.605.4022.53105.4269.917.65--
Sage Group PLC1.84bn292.00m7.40bn11.79k26.226.1419.734.010.2770.27611.751.180.5273--5.95156,385.208.358.5212.8512.6093.1193.0915.8415.28--11.570.491859.24-3.005.11-8.048.7512.564.56
BT Group plc20.85bn1.27bn15.98bn98.40k12.751.042.810.76660.12620.12622.061.540.4142--4.66211,839.402.533.633.084.58--
Data as of Aug 10 2022. Currency figures normalised to Sage Group PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

32.87%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
FIL Investment Advisors (UK) Ltd.as of 01 Jul 202259.60m5.85%
Lindsell Train Ltd.as of 30 Sep 202154.14m5.32%
Royal London Asset Management Ltd.as of 01 Jul 202240.47m3.97%
Aviva Investors Global Services Ltd.as of 30 Sep 202137.54m3.69%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 01 Jul 202233.74m3.31%
Liontrust Investment Partners LLPas of 01 Jul 202228.39m2.79%
MFS International (UK) Ltd.as of 01 Jul 202221.80m2.14%
Artemis Investment Management LLPas of 01 Jul 202220.60m2.02%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 01 Jul 202219.89m1.95%
T. Bailey Fund Services Ltd.as of 01 Jul 202218.54m1.82%
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