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Sabre is a technology company that provides global travel and tourism industry solutions. It offers a range of technology solutions including, data-driven business intelligence, mobile, distribution and Software-as-a-Service solutions which are used by travel suppliers (airlines, hotels, car rental outlets, railways, cruise lines, and tour operators) and travel buyers (travel agencies, travel management companies, and corporate travel departments) to plan, market, sell, serve and operate their business. The company operates three businesses: Sabre Airline Solutions, Sabre Hospitality Solutions, and Sabre Travel Network.

TypePublic
Founded1960
HQSouthlake, TX, US
Websitesabre.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureC+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)9,250(+5%)
Job Openings209
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1.3 B(-66%)
Share Price (May 2021)$13(-13%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Sabre

Joe DiFonzo

Joe DiFonzo

Chief Information Officer
Doug Barnett

Doug Barnett

Chief Financial Officer
Dave Shirk

Dave Shirk

President, Travel Solutions
Gail Mandel

Gail Mandel

Director
Sean Menke

Sean Menke

CEO, President and Director
Phyllis Newhouse

Phyllis Newhouse

Director
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Sabre Office Locations

Sabre has offices in Southlake, Bethesda, Boston, Los Angeles and in 76 other locations
Southlake, TX, US (HQ)
3150 Sabre Dr
Bethesda, MD, US
Bethesda, MD, USA
Boston, MA, US
Boston, MA, USA
Los Angeles, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Reykjavík, IS
Reykjavík
Bengaluru, IN
Unit 1 & 2, Level 2, 3 & 4, Navigator Building, ITPB, #7, Whitefield Main Rd, Basavanna Nagar, Krishnarajapura
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Sabre Financials and Metrics

Sabre Revenue

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Sabre's revenue was reported to be $1.33 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

327.5m

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

180.7m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

55.2%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

(260.2m)

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

(202.6m)

Market capitalization (7-May-2021)

4.1b

Closing stock price (7-May-2021)

13.0

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

1.3b

EV

7.6b
Sabre's current market capitalization is $4.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

3.4b3.6b3.9b4.0b1.3b

Revenue growth, %

9%7%7%3%

Cost of goods sold

2.3b2.5b2.8b3.0b579.0m

Gross profit

1.1b1.1b1.1b940.0m755.1m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

364.1m361.4m509.3m436.2m1.5b

Accounts Receivable

400.7m490.6m508.1m546.5m255.5m

Prepaid Expenses

88.6m108.8m170.2m139.2m133.0m

Current Assets

853.4m960.7m1.2b1.1b1.9b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

246.9m247.6m342.7m162.5m(1.3b)

Depreciation and Amortization

414.0m400.9m413.3m414.6m363.7m

Accounts Payable

56.8m67.0m(27.1m)(27.2m)(304.1m)

Cash From Operating Activities

699.4m678.0m724.8m581.3m(770.2m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

25.0m77.2m71.9m164.2m89.2m182.6m257.1m57.8m87.2m151.8m(211.9m)(656.1m)(966.2m)(260.2m)

Depreciation and Amortization

230.5m105.7m198.7m295.7m101.9m204.8m307.6m103.4m208.3m311.9m95.9m189.8m279.2m73.2m

Accounts Payable

(31.5m)69.2m41.7m53.4m98.7m(8.6m)234.0k131.8m57.4m34.9m(1.2m)(240.2m)(263.9m)17.4m

Cash From Operating Activities

121.7m123.0m277.9m455.9m195.2m341.8m536.2m152.0m257.7m424.4m40.4m(395.0m)(587.1m)(197.4m)
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Sabre Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Radixx InternationalOctober 16, 2019$107 m
FarelogixNovember 15, 2018$360 m
TRUST InternationalNovember 24, 2015$154 m
Abacus InternationalMay 14, 2015$411 m
SoftHotelJune 29, 2011
CalidrisMarch 29, 2010
EB2 InternationalDecember 19, 2008
Abacus Distribution Systems (Cambodia) Pte Ltd
Airline Technology Services Mauritius Ltd.
Airpas Aviation GmbH
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Sabre Revenue Breakdown

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Sabre revenue breakdown by business segment: 20.9% from Airline Solutions, 7.3% from Hospitality Solutions and 71.8% from Travel Network

Sabre revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 20.7% from APAC, 23.0% from Europe, 32.9% from United States and 23.5% from Other

Sabre Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

78/100

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Sabre Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Sabre Online and Social Media Presence

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Sabre Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    76/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    80/100

  • Compensation

    D+

    62/100

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Sabre News and Updates

Travel company Sabre says air bookings and hotel reservations rose sequentially in March as COVID vaccines sped up

Travel company Sabre Corp. said Monday it has seen some continued improvement in key volume metrics as the COVID-19 vaccine program gains pace. The company said air bookings, passengers boarded and hotel reservation system transactions for March showed sequential improvement from January and Februa…

Sabre introduces new airline storefront, the next generation of air shopping

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading software and technology company that powers the global travel industry, today announced the introduction of its new airline storefront, an industry-first capability that makes it easier to comparison-shop...

Sabre advances NDC capabilities with expanded point-of-sale availability and additional airline content

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, March 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading software and technology company powering the global travel industry, today announced three further milestones in its progress towards delivering NDC-enabled solutions: NDC content can now be...

Sabre stock surges toward a 1-year high, after Deutsche Bank analyst turns bullish

Shares of Sabre Corp. charged 8.7% higher, toward a one-year high, after Deutsche Bank analyst Ashish Sabadra turned bullish on the travel services software and technology company, citing optimism over the recently announced Google partnership and the post-COVID-19 recovery. Sabadra raised his rati…

Sabre declares dividend on mandatory convertible preferred stock

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $1.625 per share on its 6.50% Series A Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock. The dividend is payable on March 1, 2021 to holders of...
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Sabre Blogs

Looking beyond the crisis towards a new era of personalized travel

In an interview at ITB Berlin 2021, Sabre CEO Sean Menke outlined how he set up Sabre to enable change beyond the pandemic.

The path toward transformation in travel

At the end of 2020, we introduced Sabre Travel AI ™–an industry-first Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven technology platform created as part of a 10-year strategic innovation partnership with Google. Throughout 2021, we will explore the integration of...

Sabre Developer Partner Network is Live

The advancement of technology over the years has allowed the travel agency business to evolve in order to find new ways to stand out amidst competition. Here at Sabre, we pioneer innovative opportunities to break down...

Getting Smart Just Got Personal

Airlines are, more than ever, focused on capturing revenue in a highly-competitive marketplace – offering ancillary “add-ons” like extra legroom seats, additional baggage allowance and trip insurance. A year into the global Covid-19 crisis, this incremental...

Expert Q&A: Comparison shopping made easy with the new airline storefront

Air shopping has become increasingly complex, with many airlines using branded fares and air extras to differentiate their products and increase traveler value. As a result, travel buyers need a solution that enables like-for-like comparison across...

Offer Management – Optimizing Airline Ancillary Bundles Based on Customer Preferences Part 3 of 3: Experimentation Engines

This article is the final of a three-part series on optimizing airline ancillary bundles based on customer preferences. In Part 1, we discussed data collection and customer segmentation methods. In Part 2, we met traveler Caroline...
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Sabre Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sabre founded?

    Sabre was founded in 1960.

  • Who are Sabre key executives?

    Sabre's key executives are Joe DiFonzo, Doug Barnett and Dave Shirk.

  • How many employees does Sabre have?

    Sabre has 9,250 employees.

  • What is Sabre revenue?

    Latest Sabre annual revenue is $1.3 b.

  • What is Sabre revenue per employee?

    Latest Sabre revenue per employee is $144.2 k.

  • Who are Sabre competitors?

    Competitors of Sabre include KDS, Traxo and Travelport.

  • Where is Sabre headquarters?

    Sabre headquarters is located at 3150 Sabre Dr, Southlake.

  • Where are Sabre offices?

    Sabre has offices in Southlake, Bethesda, Boston, Los Angeles and in 76 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sabre have?

    Sabre has 88 offices.