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

Robin Chao

Robin Chao

Managing Director, Asia
Stephen Kelly

Stephen Kelly

Chief Executive Officer (ExCo)
Steve Hare

Steve Hare

Chief Financial Officer (ExCo)
Blair Crump

Blair Crump

President, Sage (ExCo)
Ron McMurtrie

Ron McMurtrie

Chief Marketing Officer, Sage (Interim) (ExCo)
Rainer Downar

Rainer Downar

Managing Director, Central Europe
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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 (FY, 2017)

1.7 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %

19.5%

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

1.6 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

93.4%

Net income (FY, 2017)

345 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

467 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

8 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)

7.4

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

231 m

EV

8.8 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, 2017

Revenue

717.3 m684 m840 m

Cost of goods sold

44.1 m42 m54 m

Gross profit

673.2 m642 m786 m

Gross profit Margin, %

94%94%94%
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, 2017

Cash

268 m356 m309 m

Accounts Receivable

345.1 m375 m445 m

Inventories

2.2 m2 m3 m

Current Assets

615.3 m733 m1 b
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, 2017

Net Income

717.3 m684 m840 m

Cash From Operating Activities

175 m155 m179 m

Purchases of PP&E

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

Cash From Investing Activities

(107.7 m)(20 m)(92 m)
GBPY, 2017

EV/EBIT

18.8 x

EV/CFO

29.1 x

Revenue/Employee

125 k

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.8 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, 2017

Countries

23 23 23

Paying Subscriptions (Sage One)

86 k173 k313 k405 k

Subscriptions

450 k690 k840 k1.02 m1.24 m

User Retention Rate

83%84%84%86%86%86%
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Sage Group Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Sage España
Sage Schweiz Ag
Sage Brasil Software S.A.
Sage SP z o.o.
I'Car Systems Groupe
Sage Simultan AG
Sage Pay Europe Limited
Sage Services Gmbh
Sage (UK) Limited
Handisoft Software (pty) Ltd.
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