TechnologySoftware & Computer Services
  • Price (GBX)716.60
  • Today's Change4.60 / 0.65%
  • Shares traded1.38m
  • 1 Year change+3.32%
  • Beta0.6154
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About the company

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.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)1.87bn
  • Net income in GBP233.00m
  • Incorporated1988
  • Employees12.51k
  • 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
GoProposal LtdDeal completed05 Oct 202105 Oct 2021Deal completed2.69%--
Tasksheriff LtdDeal completed26 Mar 202126 Mar 2021Deal completed18.68%--
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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
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888 Holdings PLC722.66m11.94m1.48bn1.67k132.1512.7139.722.050.03010.03011.940.31292.00--12.46432,987.803.3010.457.7226.0760.63--1.657.03--15.340.1692122.1951.6512.96-72.84-17.4618.0419.14
GB Group plc217.66m26.88m1.81bn1.02k68.004.9437.618.310.13490.13491.101.860.4325518.693.48212,557.605.344.526.485.5870.0973.4912.3510.100.950328.270.010733.499.3224.2857.5124.08-15.9725.21
Integrafin Holdings PLC116.73m47.97m1.91bn492.0039.7112.9737.6216.320.14480.14480.35230.44340.0064--22.08237,258.100.26160.247921.180.600298.9797.7841.0938.14----0.032543.778.229.4810.6522.7835.36--
Keywords Studios PLC369.69m25.93m2.31bn8.35k92.996.3445.876.250.32710.32714.664.790.8246--6.7544,258.695.774.707.036.0538.7437.507.004.98--7.230.08745.6814.4245.16115.0544.9954.01--
Kainos Group PLC234.69m39.60m2.48bn1.73k62.5228.1158.0310.560.32090.32091.900.71351.69--4.92136,054.5028.5022.9250.8140.6550.4148.3216.8713.05----0.039958.8631.2825.10113.3226.097.5129.08
Softcat PLC1.13bn88.86m4.06bn1.53k45.8028.9443.563.600.44580.44585.670.70572.9658.174.24736,614.8023.2918.7470.0252.8422.8820.117.866.231.46401.160.058390.718.6012.5610.5219.4529.02--
Avast PLC673.54m208.98m5.79bn1.80k27.826.1022.928.590.20090.20090.64770.91590.33613,210.0015.35373,565.8010.434.8913.406.1082.7672.4331.0318.240.73945.850.402260.912.5028.89-31.8118.864.36--
Darktrace PLC203.52m-108.21m6.35bn1.44k--33.97--31.18-0.2648-0.26480.39520.26780.7137--5.30141,330.90-37.95---74.87--89.89---53.17-----0.18150.1201--41.32---421.72------
Sage Group PLC1.87bn233.00m7.33bn12.51k33.565.9422.083.930.21220.21121.701.200.512--6.03149,128.406.408.479.6612.5792.8293.2212.4914.88--11.800.382366.24-1.705.8016.489.8612.305.66
AVEVA Group plc820.40m24.80m11.20bn4.88k424.902.1675.0313.650.08750.08753.7317.240.1802--1.97168,114.800.54491.840.60682.1478.0074.503.026.21--49.920.1285152.63-1.6132.42-64.473.9139.604.45
BT Group plc21.37bn1.47bn13.84bn99.70k9.551.192.380.64770.14620.14622.121.180.411227.854.79214,343.002.834.023.515.1861.0959.416.898.
Data as of Oct 21 2021. Currency figures normalised to Sage Group PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

34.40%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
FIL Investment Advisors (UK) Ltd.as of 01 Oct 202160.25m5.78%
Lindsell Train Ltd.as of 30 Sep 202054.14m5.19%
Royal London Asset Management Ltd.as of 01 Oct 202139.78m3.81%
Aviva Investors Global Services Ltd.as of 19 Oct 202037.54m3.60%
MFS International (UK) Ltd.as of 01 Oct 202135.35m3.39%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 01 Oct 202134.13m3.27%
Evenlode Investment Management Ltd.as of 01 Oct 202131.59m3.03%
Liontrust Investment Partners LLPas of 01 Oct 202126.42m2.53%
Artemis Investment Management LLPas of 01 Oct 202119.92m1.91%
Newton Investment Management Ltd.as of 01 Oct 202119.71m1.89%
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Data from 30 Jun 2021 - 30 Sep 2021Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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