The Sage Group plc, commonly known as Sage, is a multinational enterprise software company. The Company provides small and medium-sized organizations with a range of easy-to-use, online and cloud business management software and services — from accounting and payroll to enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, and payments.
Type
Public
HQ
Newcastle Upon Tyne, GB
Founded
1981
Size (employees)
13,795 (est)
Website
sage.com
Sage Group was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Newcastle Upon Tyne, GB
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Key People/Management at Sage Group

Stephen Kelly

Stephen Kelly

Chief Executive Officer (ExCo)
Steve Hare

Steve Hare

Chief Financial Officer (ExCo)
Amanda Cusdin

Amanda Cusdin

Chief People Officer (Interim) (ExCo)
Blair Crump

Blair Crump

President, Sage (ExCo)
Ron McMurtrie

Ron McMurtrie

Chief Marketing Officer, Sage (Interim) (ExCo)
Vicki Bradin

Vicki Bradin

General Counsel and Company Secretary (ExCo)
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Sage Group Office Locations

Sage Group has offices in Winnersh, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Manchester and London
Newcastle Upon Tyne, GB (HQ)
North Park
London, GB
32 London Bridge Street
Manchester, GB
Building 1, Exchange Quay
Winnersh, GB
Wharfedale Rd
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Sage Group Financials and Metrics

Sage Group Financials

Sage Group's revenue was reported to be £1.72 b in FY, 2017 which is a 19.5% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2018)

899 m

Gross profit (H1, 2018)

837 m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2018), %

93.1%

Net income (H1, 2018)

135 m

EBIT (H1, 2018)

186 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

8 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)

7.4

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

296 m

EV

8.7 b
Sage Group's current market capitalization is £8 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

1.4 b1.4 b1.7 b

Revenue growth, %

6%0%20%

Cost of goods sold

86.7 m91 m114 m

Gross profit

1.3 b1.3 b1.6 b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

717.3 m684 m840 m899 m

Cost of goods sold

44.1 m42 m54 m62 m

Gross profit

673.2 m642 m786 m837 m

Gross profit Margin, %

94%94%94%93%
Annual
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

263.4 m264.5 m231 m

Accounts Receivable

320.9 m420 m466 m

Inventories

2 m2 m3 m

Current Assets

586.3 m695 m715 m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

268 m356 m309 m296 m

Accounts Receivable

345.1 m375 m445 m475 m

Inventories

2.2 m2 m3 m2 m

Current Assets

615.3 m733 m1 b777 m
Annual
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

268.2 m300 m345 m

Cash From Operating Activities

314.8 m285 m302 m

Purchases of PP&E

(16.4 m)(23 m)(30 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(65.4 m)(45 m)(578 m)
Half Year
GBPH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Net Income

133.4 m146 m156 m135 m

Cash From Operating Activities

175 m155 m179 m172 m

Purchases of PP&E

(8.9 m)(13 m)(8 m)(10 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(107.7 m)(20 m)(92 m)(24 m)
GBPY, 2018

EV/EBIT

46.8 x

EV/CFO

50.6 x

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Sage Group Operating Metrics

Sage Group's Subscriptions was reported to be 1.2 m in H1, 2017.
FY, 2014FY, 2015H1, 2016FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017H1, 2018

User Retention Rate

83%84%84%86%86%86%86%

Subscriptions

450 k690 k840 k1.02 m1.24 m

Paying Subscriptions (Sage One)

86 k173 k313 k382 k405 k431 k

Annual Recurring Revenue

£23 m£31 m£33 m
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Sage Group Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Intacct (493)July 25, 2017$850 m
Exact Software Deutschland - Payroll July 21, 2017£12.90 m
Compass March 30, 2017
Fairsail Ltd March 03, 2017
PAI Group September 22, 2014$158 m
Cenize Informatica September 21, 2012£3.90 m
Empresa Brasileira de Sistemas September 21, 2012£10.60 m
Folhamatic June 20, 2012£125 m
Integral Computers February 07, 2012€20 m
Alchemex Ltd December 05, 2011
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Sage Group Revenue Breakdown

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Sage Group revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 16.0% from International, 28.7% from North America and 55.3% from Europe

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Sage Group Online and Social Media Presence

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