• Price (GBX)701.00
  • Today's Change-12.00 / -1.68%
  • Shares traded4.72m
  • 1 Year change+13.32%
  • Beta0.6089
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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)1.85bn
  • Net income in GBP286.00m
  • Incorporated1988
  • Employees11.79k
  • Location
    Sage Group PLCNorth Park AvenueNEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NE13 9AAUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 191 294 3000
  • Fax+44 191 294 0002
  • Websitehttp://www.sage.com
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
SGE:LSE since
Brightpearl LtdDeal completed20 Dec 202120 Dec 2021Deal completed-13.82%299.27m
GoProposal LtdDeal completed05 Oct 202105 Oct 2021Deal completed0.46%--
Tasksheriff LtdDeal completed26 Mar 202126 Mar 2021Deal completed16.10%--
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Jan 27 2022 17:00 GMT.

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 Ltd488.98m257.90m1.47bn500.005.923.345.673.012.482.484.714.400.9454--26.13977,953.9049.8691.6460.69106.0088.45--52.7449.68----0.013257.78146.1225.92229.6638.95-19.2424.28
Micro Focus International plc2.22bn-1.62bn1.49bn11.90k--0.7077--0.6704-4.79-4.776.596.270.2717--4.37186,571.00-19.78---23.61--75.37---72.81----0.73880.6115---10.38---15,872.83------
GB Group plc223.27m26.29m1.55bn1.02k47.083.2233.176.960.13140.13141.111.920.4495549.004.46218,
Integrafin Holdings PLC123.67m51.11m1.61bn543.0031.539.8729.7413.030.15430.15430.37330.49280.0059--29.27227,753.200.24540.252323.511.0898.8097.1241.3239.97----0.029953.6715.2312.5912.3619.68-8.23--
Kainos Group PLC269.79m40.21m1.81bn1.73k45.0818.8542.036.720.32470.32472.180.77671.66--5.04156,397.7024.7922.9245.4740.6548.1248.3214.9013.05--3,431.060.032559.4131.2825.10113.3226.097.5129.08
Keywords Studios PLC365.23m25.62m1.89bn8.35k76.595.2337.965.170.32320.32324.614.740.8246--6.7543,724.515.774.707.036.0538.7437.507.004.98--7.230.08745.6814.4245.16115.0544.9954.01--
Darktrace PLC210.19m-111.76m2.72bn1.44k--14.11--12.94-0.2734-0.27340.40810.27660.7137--5.30145,965.20-37.95---74.87--89.89---53.17-----0.18150.1201--41.32---421.72------
Softcat PLC1.16bn96.19m3.21bn1.68k33.4517.9231.802.780.48230.48235.800.902.4935.103.83688,082.7020.7219.6156.6256.4823.8921.318.326.911.40454.050.044383.907.3811.4627.1223.7430.2231.45
Avast PLC695.62m215.84m6.36bn1.80k29.526.4824.419.150.20750.20750.66890.9460.33613,210.0015.35385,815.2010.434.8913.406.1082.7672.4331.0318.240.73945.850.402260.912.5028.89-31.8118.864.36--
Sage Group PLC1.85bn286.00m7.13bn11.79k26.726.5719.123.860.26240.26141.691.070.5241--6.18156,639.808.128.5212.3012.6092.9093.0915.4915.28--12.880.422963.89-3.005.11-8.048.7512.564.56
AVEVA Group plc968.70m-36.40m8.52bn4.88k--1.6652.298.79-0.0821-0.08213.5917.050.221--2.59198,504.10-0.83041.84-0.90352.1479.0074.50-3.766.21--9.360.1306152.63-1.6132.42-64.473.9139.604.45
BT Group plc21.07bn1.05bn19.20bn99.70k18.761.593.550.91120.10320.10322.071.220.40117.044.79211,344.001.994.022.475.1830.9159.414.978.
Data as of Jan 27 2022. Currency figures normalised to Sage Group PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

32.83%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
FIL Investment Advisors (UK) Ltd.as of 01 Jan 202261.92m6.06%
Lindsell Train Ltd.as of 30 Sep 202154.14m5.30%
Royal London Asset Management Ltd.as of 01 Jan 202238.41m3.76%
Aviva Investors Global Services Ltd.as of 30 Sep 202137.54m3.67%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 01 Jan 202233.54m3.28%
Liontrust Investment Partners LLPas of 01 Jan 202226.37m2.58%
MFS International (UK) Ltd.as of 01 Jan 202223.13m2.26%
Evenlode Investment Management Ltd.as of 01 Jan 202222.58m2.21%
Artemis Investment Management LLPas of 01 Jan 202219.39m1.90%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 01 Jan 202218.40m1.80%
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