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Sophos Group PLC (SOPH.L)

SOPH.L on London Stock Exchange

437.30GBp
16 Jul 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Sophos Group Announces Departure of CFO Nick Bray
Friday, 12 Jul 2019 

July 12 (Reuters) - Sophos Group PLC ::SOPHOS GROUP PLC - NICK BRAY, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, HAS INFORMED BOARD OF HIS DECISION TO TAKE UP A NEW POSITION AT A PRIVATE EQUITY-OWNED BUSINESS.SOPHOS GROUP PLC - BOARD HAS BEGUN A PROCESS TO APPOINT A SUCCESSOR TO MR. BRAY AND A FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE MADE IN DUE COURSE.SOPHOS GROUP PLC - BRAY WILL CONTINUE WITH SOPHOS UNTIL MID-NOVEMBER 2019, AFTER COMPANY'S HALF YEAR RESULTS.  Full Article

Sophos Posts Qtrly Group Rev Growth Of 7% At Constant Currency
Friday, 12 Jul 2019 

July 12 (Reuters) - Sophos Group PLC ::Q1 FY20 TRADING STATEMENT.QTRLY GROUP REVENUE GROWTH OF 7% AT CONSTANT CURRENCY.QTRLY NEXT GENERATION BILLINGS GREW 43% AT CONSTANT CURRENCY.QTRLY REVENUE OF $180.2M INCREASED BY 3% YEAR-OVER-YEAR.STRONG SUBSCRIPTION REVENUE GROWTH OF 10% AT CONSTANT CURRENCY, OFFSETTING A REDUCTION IN HARDWARE REVENUE OF -11% IN QUARTER.BILLINGS OF $183.1M INCREASED BY 5% IN PERIOD, OR BY 9% AT CONSTANT CURRENCY.QTRLY ADJUSTED OPERATING PROFIT INCREASED BY 10% YOY.QTRLY OPERATING PROFIT AT BREAKEVEN VERSUS PROFIT OF $6.2 MILLION IN PRIOR-YEAR; PRIMARILY IMPACTED BY A ONE-OFF EXCEPTIONAL RESTRUCTURING CHARGE.  Full Article

Sophos Acquires DarkBytes
Tuesday, 29 Jan 2019 

Jan 29 (Reuters) - Sophos Group PLC ::SOPHOS ACQUIRES DARKBYTES AS FOUNDATION OF NEW MDR SERVICES.  Full Article

Sophos Group Says Constant Currency Billings Grew 2 Pct For Q3
Friday, 18 Jan 2019 

Jan 18 (Reuters) - Sophos Group PLC ::CONSTANT CURRENCY BILLINGS GREW 2% FOR THIRD-QUARTER AND 2% FOR NINE-MONTHS YEAR-TO-DATE.REPORTED OPERATING PROFIT OF $51 MILLION YTD, COMPARED TO A PRIOR-PERIOD LOSS OF $25 MILLION.RESULTS FOR FY18 HAVE BEEN RESTATED FOR ADOPTION OF IFRS 15 "REVENUE FROM CONTRACTS WITH CUSTOMERS".  Full Article

Sophos Group Acquires Avid Secure
Tuesday, 8 Jan 2019 

Jan 8 (Reuters) - Sophos Group PLC ::SOPHOS ACQUIRES AVID SECURE TO EXPAND PROTECTION FOR PUBLIC CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS.SOPHOS GROUP PLC - NOT RELEASING FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT DEAL AT THIS TIME.  Full Article

Sophos Expects To Report Q1 Billings Growth Of About 6 Pct
Thursday, 5 Jul 2018 

July 5 (Reuters) - Sophos Group PLC ::EXPECTS TO REPORT Q1 BILLINGS GROWTH OF APPROXIMATELY 6%.CONTINUED TO SEE A STRONG DEMAND ENVIRONMENT AND EXPECT TO REPORT MID-TEENS GROWTH IN NEW CUSTOMER AND NETWORK SECURITY BILLINGS IN Q1.UNDERLYING ENDUSER BILLINGS GROWTH IN Q1 FY18 WAS IN EXCESS OF 50% AT CONSTANT CURRENCY.LOWER THAN ANTICIPATED BILLINGS GROWTH IN Q1 WAS PRIMARILY DRIVEN BY ENDUSER SECURITY BUSINESS.LONG-TERM OUTLOOK REMAINS UNCHANGED.  Full Article

Bookrunner issues ‍result of placing in Sophos Group
Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 

Nov 28 (Reuters) - BOOKRUNNER::SOPHOS GROUP PLC: BOOKRUNNER ISSUES ‍RESULT OF PLACING IN SOPHOS GROUP PLC​.SOPHOS GROUP PLC: BOOKRUNNER SAYS SELLERS SOLD AGGREGATE OF 51.2 MILLION SHARES OF CO AT PRICE OF 616 PENCE PER SHARE RAISING AGGREGATE GROSS SALE PROCEEDS OF £315.3 MILLION.SOPHOS GROUP PLC: UBS LIMITED IS ACTING AS SOLE BOOKRUNNER IN CONNECTION WITH PLACING​.  Full Article

Bookrunner says Pentagon Lock, Apax to sell about 51.2 mln shares in Sophos Group
Monday, 27 Nov 2017 

Nov 27 (Reuters) - Bookrunner::BLOCK TRADE - SOPHOS GROUP: ‍​BOOKRUNNER SAYS PENTAGON LOCK S.À R.L, APAX GLOBAL ALPHA ANNOUNCE INTENTION TO SELL ABOUT 51,2 MILLION ORDINARY SHARES IN CO​.BLOCK TRADE - SOPHOS GROUP PLC: BOOKRUNNER SAYS ‍PLACING SHARES REPRESENT APPROXIMATELY 11 PER CENT OF COMPANY'S ISSUED ORDINARY SHARE CAPITAL.BLOCK TRADE - SOPHOS GROUP: ‍​BOOKRUNNER SAYS ‍PLACING SHARES ARE BEING OFFERED BY WAY OF AN ACCELERATED BOOKBUILD, WHICH WILL BE LAUNCHED IMMEDIATELY​.BLOCK TRADE - SOPHOS GROUP PLC: ‍UBS LIMITED IS ACTING AS SOLE BOOKRUNNER IN CONNECTION WITH PLACING​.  Full Article

Sophos ‍HY deferred revenue up 28 pct to $654.4 mln
Wednesday, 8 Nov 2017 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Sophos Group Plc :SOPHOS GROUP PLC - ‍HY NET CASH FROM OPERATIONS INCREASED BY 28% TO $80.7 MILLION, AND UNLEVERED FREE CASH FLOW 1 GREW 15% TO $71.4 MILLION​.SOPHOS GROUP - ‍HY DEFERRED REVENUE UP 28% OVER PRIOR-YEAR TO $654.4 MILLION, WITH $372.3 MILLION OF BALANCE DUE FOR RECOGNITION IN LESS THAN ONE YEAR​.SOPHOS GROUP PLC - ‍"RAISING OUR OUTLOOK FOR BILLINGS AND UNLEVERED FREE CASH FLOW FOR FULL YEAR​".  Full Article

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