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Sage Group PLC (SGE.L)

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Sage Group Proposes To Reduce "On Target" Bonus Payout For Executive Directors
Thursday, 14 Feb 2019 

Feb 14 (Reuters) - Sage Group PLC ::SAGE GROUP PLC - PROPOSED CHANGES TO DIRECTORS' REMUNERATION POLICY.SAGE GROUP PLC - CONFIRM A CHANGE TO 2019 POLICY WHICH WILL BE PUT TO A SHAREHOLDER VOTE AT AGM.SAGE GROUP PLC - PROPOSES TO REDUCE "ON TARGET" BONUS PAYOUT FOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS FROM 70% TO 50%.SAGE GROUP PLC - NO CHANGES ARE PROPOSED TO "BELOW THRESHOLD PERFORMANCE" AND "MAXIMUM" SCENARIOS SET OUT IN TABLE ON PAGE 112..  Full Article

Sage Group Announces Disposal Of U.S. Payroll Outsourcing Business
Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019 

Jan 15 (Reuters) - Sage Group PLC ::SAGE GROUP PLC - DISPOSAL OF US PAYROLL OUTSOURCING BUSINESS.SAGE GROUP PLC - ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT FOR SALE OF SPR TO ISOLVED HCM, LLC.SAGE GROUP PLC - TOTAL SALE CONSIDERATION IS APPROXIMATELY £78M.SAGE GROUP PLC - EXPECTS TO REPORT A STATUTORY PROFIT ON DISPOSAL OF APPROXIMATELY £23M ON COMPLETION.SAGE GROUP PLC - PROCEEDS WILL BE INVESTED FOR GROWTH AND USED TO REDUCE NET DEBT.SAGE GROUP PLC - SALE CONSIDERATION INCLUDES £73M PAYABLE IN CASH ON COMPLETION AND REMAINING £5M REPRESENTS CONTINGENT CONSIDERATION.  Full Article

Sage Group Says Stephen Kelly Steps Down As CEO
Friday, 31 Aug 2018 

Aug 31 (Reuters) - Sage Group PLC ::BOARD AND STEPHEN KELLY, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, HAVE COME TO AN AGREEMENT AND STEPHEN HAS STEPPED DOWN AS A DIRECTOR AND CEO.CONTINUES TO TRADE IN LINE WITH PREVIOUS FY18 GUIDANCE OF AROUND 7 PCT ORGANIC REVENUE GROWTH AND AROUND 27.5 PCT ORGANIC OPERATING MARGIN.APPOINTED STEVE HARE, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, TO ADDITIONAL POST OF COO ON AN INTERIM BASIS. IN HIS POSITION AS CFO AND INTERIM COO.STEVE HARE WILL HAVE FULL EXECUTIVE AUTHORITY TO RUN BUSINESS UNTIL APPOINTMENT OF NEW CEO.  Full Article

Accountants Adoption Of AI Expected To Increase As Clients' Expectations Shift
Thursday, 15 Mar 2018 

March 15 (Reuters) - Sage Group Plc ::ACCOUNTANTS ADOPTION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE EXPECTED TO INCREASE AS CLIENTS’ EXPECTATIONS SHIFT.  Full Article

Sage Group completes acquisition of Intacct Corp
Thursday, 3 Aug 2017 

Aug 3 (Reuters) - SAGE GROUP PLC ::CONFIRMS ACQUISITION OF INTACCT CORPORATION HAS NOW BEEN COMPLETED.  Full Article

Sage Group completes disposal of North American payments business
Tuesday, 1 Aug 2017 

Aug 1 (Reuters) - SAGE GROUP PLC ::COMPLETES DISPOSAL OF NORTH AMERICAN PAYMENTS BUSINESS.  Full Article

Sage Group confirms full year organic revenue growth of at least 6%
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 

July 25 (Reuters) - SAGE GROUP PLC ::SAYS Q3 GROUP ORGANIC REVENUE INCREASED BY 6.3 PCT.RECONFIRMS CURRENT GUIDANCE FOR FULL YEAR OF AT LEAST 6 PCT ORGANIC REVENUE GROWTH.SAYS ORGANIC RECURRING REVENUE FOR FIRST NINE MONTHS GREW BY 9.3 PCT.SAYS NET DEBT OF 415 MLN STG AS AT 30 JUNE 2017.  Full Article

Sage Group agrees to acquire Intacct Corporation
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 

July 25 (Reuters) - SAGE GROUP PLC ::SAYS HAS AGREED TO ACQUIRE INTACCT CORPORATION.SAYS TOTAL CONSIDERATION IS $850M (£654M ) TO BE PAID IN CASH AND ROLLED OVER SAGE OPTIONS.SAYS TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO COMPLETE WITHIN WEEKS.  Full Article

Sage Group first-half earnings per share rise 2 pct
Wednesday, 3 May 2017 

May 3 (Reuters) - Sage Group Plc :Interim dividend 5.22 penceper share.H1 underlying basic eps rose 2 percent to 14.45 pence.H1 17 organic 1 revenue growth of 6.4% (excluding north american payments) with stronger organic revenue growth in q2 of 7.0% (h1 16: 6.6%.H1 17 underlying 1 revenue growth (including north american payments) of 5.7% with underlying growth in q2 of 6.3% (h1 16: 6.2%).Organic operating margin of 25.2% (h1 16: 25.6%) achieved, in line with front-loading investment into h1 which will support accelerating momentum in h2.Organic operating profit £211m, up 5.0 percent.Underlying basic eps 14.45p, up 2.0 percent.We are very confident of exceeding our full year guidance of 6% revenue growth.Reconfirm our guidance of at least 27% operating margin on an underlying basis.  Full Article

Ex-divs to take 0.45 points off FTSE 100 on Feb 7

LONDON, Feb 4 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to prices by market-makers would take 0.45 points off the index. COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND STOCK OPTION IMPACT (pence) Sage 10.85