The Sage Group plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals

2.600 (0.351%)
52 week
543.2 - 759.2

Last traded: Last Friday at 3:38 PM

The Sage Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides technology solutions and services for small and medium businesses in North America, Northern Europe, Central and Southern Europe, and internationally. It offers cloud native solutions, such as Sage Intacct, a cloud financial management platform; Sage People, a cloud HR and people management solution; Sage Accounting, a solution for small businesses, accountants and bookkeepers to remotely manage customer data, accounts, and people; Sage Payroll, a payroll and HR software; and CakeHR, a HR management solution that enables small businesses to manage workforces with tools comprises reporting, organization chart, pay slip, and absence request. The company also provides cloud connected and hybrid solutions, including Sage X3, a business management solution; and Sage 50cloud and Sage 200cloud provides a range of cloud connected accounting solutions. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorSoftware—Application / Technology
Full time employees11647
Mailing addressNorth Park Newcastle upon Tyne NE13 9AA United Kingdom
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The Sage Group plc paid £0.17 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 27 May 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 82.46%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.SGE dividend payout ratio is between 70-90%. The lower dividend payout ratio is preferrable since it provides company margin to grow the dividends in future.

SGE's forward dividend amount is £0.17 and the forward dividend yield is 2.34%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Sep 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on The Sage Group plc.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Stephen Hare B.A., B.Com, ACACEO & Exec. Director591.27M
Mr. Jonathan Anton George HowellCFO & Director57776k
Ms. Catherine Jane KeersChief Marketing Officer5545k
Mr. Lee John PerkinsChief Operating Officer47
Mr. Aaron HarrisChief Technology Officer
James SandfordVP of Investor Relations
Ms. Victoria BradinGen. Counsel & Company Sec.42
Ms. Amy LawsonExec. VP of Corp. Affairs & Communications
Mr. Derk BleekerChief Corp. Devel. Officer
Ms. Amanda CusdinChief People Officer43

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of The Sage Group plc is 7.78B and its enterprise value is 8.12B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of SGE is 4.35.

The SGE's stocks Beta value is 0.54 making it 46% less volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

The Sage Group plc (LSE:SGE) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is The Sage Group plc's Stock Symbol?

The Sage Group plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "SGE".

2. What is The Sage Group plc's stock price today?

One share of SGE stock can currently be purchased for approximately £742.6.

3. How can I contact The Sage Group plc?

The Sage Group plc's mailing address is North Park Newcastle upon Tyne NE13 9AA United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at .

4. What is The Sage Group plc's official website?

The official website of The Sage Group plc is