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Sopra Steria Group SA (SOPR.PA)

SOPR.PA on Paris Stock Exchange

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Sopra Steria Group To Sell Recruitment Business In UK
Tuesday, 18 Jun 2019 

June 18 (Reuters) - Sopra Steria Group SA ::SOPRA STERIA GROUP: SALE OF THE RECRUITMENT BUSINESS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM.DEAL IS EXPECTED TO CLOSE WITHIN NEXT FEW WEEKS.HAS FINALISED AN AGREEMENT WITH RESOURCE SOLUTIONS GROUP TO SELL 100% OF ITS RECRUITMENT SUBSIDIARY IN UK.GROUP'S STRATEGIC PRIORITIES IN UNITED KINGDOM ARE NOW FOCUSED ON SCALING UP ITS DIGITAL AND CONSULTING OFFERING.  Full Article

Sopra Steria Group FY Net Profit Down At EUR 125.1 Mln
Friday, 22 Feb 2019 

Feb 22 (Reuters) - Sopra Steria Group SA ::FY REVENUE UP 6.9% TO EUR 4,095.3 MILLION.ORGANIC GROWTH OF 4.9% OVER FULL YEAR, AND 5.5% IN 4TH QUARTER.FY NET PROFIT ATTRIBUTABLE TO GROUP OF EUR 125.1 MILLION (VERSUS EUR 172.5 MILLION IN 2017).FY OPERATING MARGIN ON BUSINESS ACTIVITY OF 7.5%, IN LINE WITH GUIDANCE GIVEN IN PRESS RELEASE OF 19 OCTOBER 2018.GROUP IS TARGETING ANNUAL ORGANIC REVENUE GROWTH OF BETWEEN 4% AND 6%.GROUP IS TARGETING ANNUAL AN OPERATING MARGIN ON BUSINESS ACTIVITY OF AROUND 10%.STRONG CASH GENERATION THAT LIFTED 2018 FREE CASH FLOW TO EUR 173.1 MILLION (VERSUS EUR 111.4 MILLION IN 2017).GROUP IS TARGETING ANNUAL FREE CASH FLOW OF BETWEEN 5% AND 7% OF REVENUE.GROUP'S OBJECTIVES FOR 2019 FINANCIAL YEAR ARE: ORGANIC REVENUE GROWTH OF BETWEEN 4% AND 6%.GROUP'S OBJECTIVES FOR 2019 FINANCIAL YEAR ARE SLIGHT IMPROVEMENT IN OPERATING MARGIN ON BUSINESS ACTIVITY.GROUP'S OBJECTIVES FOR 2019 FINANCIAL YEAR ARE FREE CASH FLOW IN EXCESS OF EUR 150 MILLION.  Full Article

Sopra Steria Group Revenue For Q3 2018 €951.4M
Friday, 26 Oct 2018 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Sopra Steria Group SA ::SOPRA STERIA GROUP: REVENUE FOR Q3 2018: €951.4M.Q3 REVENUE EUR 951.4 MILLION VERSUS EUR 895.2 MILLION YEAR AGO.2018 TARGETS ORGANIC REVENUE GROWTH OF AT LEAST 4.5%.2018 TARGETS OPERATING MARGIN ON BUSINESS ACTIVITY OF AROUND 7.5%.  Full Article

Sopra Steria Acquires Sword Apak
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018 

Oct 23 (Reuters) - SOPRA STERIA GROUP SA ::ACQUIRES SWORD APAK.HAS ACQUIRED, THROUGH ITS SUBSIDIARY SOPRA BANKING SOFTWARE, 100% OF SWORD APAK.WILL CONSOLIDATE SWORD APAK IN ITS ACCOUNTS IN OCTOBER 2018.  Full Article

Sopra Steria Adjusts 2018 Earnings Forecast
Friday, 19 Oct 2018 

Oct 19 (Reuters) - SOPRA STERIA GROUP SA ::SOPRA STERIA: ADJUSTMENT TO 2018 EARNINGS FORECAST.HAS ADJUSTED ITS 2018 FULL-YEAR EARNINGS FORECAST.DATA FOR Q3 OF 2018 ARE STILL PROVISIONAL.IS NOW AIMING FOR ORGANIC REVENUE GROWTH OF AT LEAST 4.5% FOR FULL-YEAR 2018.NO LONGER EXPECTS TO REACH TOP OF ITS INITIAL REVENUE GROWTH TARGET RANGE: "BETWEEN 3% AND 5%".FOR Q3 OF 2018, ORGANIC GROWTH SHOULD BE AROUND 3.7%.OPERATING MARGIN ON BUSINESS ACTIVITY FOR FINANCIAL YEAR IS EXPECTED TO BE AROUND 7.5%.OPERATING PROFIT ON BUSINESS ACTIVITY SLIGHTLY HIGHER THAN EUR 300M.DOES NOT EXPECT TO SEE AN IMPROVEMENT IN ITS FREE CASH FLOW WITH RESPECT TO 2017 (INITIAL GUIDANCE: EUR 170M COMPARED TO EUR 110M IN 2017).SOPRA BANKING SOFTWARE BUSINESS WILL BE IMPACTED BY TWO MAIN ELEMENTS IN 2018: * A MAJOR COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITY THAT DID NOT MATERIALISE.SOPRA BANKING SOFTWARE BUSINESS WILL ALSO BE IMPACTED BY DELIVERY ISSUES ARISING FROM COMMERCIAL SUCCESS ACHIEVED FOR MORE THAN A YEAR NOW.ISSUES IMPACTING SOPRA BANKING SOFTWARE ARE IN PROCESS OF BEING RESOLVED.OPERATING MARGIN ON BUSINESS ACTIVITY OF SOPRA BANKING SOFTWARE IS EXPECTED AT EUR 42M BELOW PREVIOUS FORECAST.EXPECTS SOPRA BANKING SOFTWARE Q3 2018 NEGATIVE GROWTH AT AROUND 20% COMPARED TO Q3 2017.CONFIDENT IN ITS ABILITY TO BRING ITS INDEPENDENT CORPORATE PLAN TO FRUITION.CONFIRMS CONFIDENCE IN SOPRA BANKING SOFTWARE'S STRATEGY AND ITS CAPACITY TO ADDRESS TRANSFORMATION ISSUES OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.  Full Article

Sopra Steria Group First Half 2018 In Line With Forecasts
Friday, 27 Jul 2018 

July 27 (Reuters) - Sopra Steria Group SA ::SOPRA STERIA GROUP: FIRST HALF 2018 IN LINE WITH FORECASTS.H1 REVENUE GREW BY 6.5%, WITH ORGANIC GROWTH AT 5.3%(1).H1 EBITDA ROSE 5.0%, AND FREE CASH FLOW IMPROVED BY EUR 32 MILLION (TO AN OUTFLOW OF EUR 77 MILLION(2) FROM AN OUTFLOW OF EUR 109 MILLION IN H1 2017), IN LINE WITH ANNUAL TARGETS.H1 OPERATING MARGIN ON BUSINESS ACTIVITY WAS 6.6% (7.5% IN H1 2017).NET FINANCIAL DEBT STOOD AT EUR 662.4 MILLION AT END OF JUNE 2018, OR 1.8X 12 MONTH ROLLING EBITDA COMPARED WITH 1.9X AT 30 JUNE 2017.H1 NET PROFIT GROUP SHARE EUR 38.4 MILLION VERSUS EUR 65.9 MILLION YEAR AGO.  Full Article

Sopra Steria Group Q1 IFRS Revenue Up At EUR 991.8 Million
Thursday, 26 Apr 2018 

April 26 (Reuters) - Sopra Steria Group SA ::SEASONAL EFFECT BETWEEN TWO HALF-YEAR PERIODS WILL BE MORE PRONOUNCED IN 2018 THAN IN 2017.Q1 IFRS REVENUE EUR 991.8 MILLION VERSUS EUR 949.7 MILLION YEAR AGO.  Full Article

Sopra Steria Group FY Operating Profit Up At 3.85 Billion Euros
Monday, 19 Feb 2018 

Feb 19 (Reuters) - Sopra Steria Group Sa ::FY RESULTS.FY REVENUE OF €3,845.4 MILLION, EQUATING TO ORGANIC GROWTH* OF 3.5%.FY OPERATING PROFIT EUR 261.7 MILLION VERSUS EUR 240.2 MILLION YEAR AGO.FY NET PROFIT GROUP SHARE EUR 171.4 MILLION VERSUS EUR 150.4 MILLION YEAR AGO.TARGETS FOR THE 2018 FINANCIAL YEAR ARE: ORGANIC REVENUE GROWTH OF BETWEEN 3% AND 5%.TO PROPOSE PAYMENT OF DIVIDEND4 OF €2.40 PER SHARE (€2.20 PER SHARE IN RESPECT OF FY 2016).TARGETS FOR THE 2018 FINANCIAL YEAR ARE: A SLIGHT IMPROVEMENT IN OPERATING MARGIN ON BUSINESS ACTIVITY.TARGETS FOR THE 2018 FINANCIAL YEAR ARE: FREE CASH FLOW IN EXCESS OF €170 MILLION (€133M INCLUDING 2017 SALE OF TRADE RECEIVABLES)..BY 2020, SOPRA STERIA AIMS TO ACHIEVE: ANNUAL ORGANIC REVENUE GROWTH OF BETWEEN 3% AND 5%.BY 2020, SOPRA STERIA AIMS TO ACHIEVE: FREE CASH FLOW OF BETWEEN 5% AND 7% OF REVENUE..FOR 2020 AIMS TO ACHIEVE AN OPERATING MARGIN ON BUSINESS ACTIVITY OF AROUND 10%.  Full Article

Sopra Steria Plans To Acquire German Firm Bluecarat
Monday, 8 Jan 2018 

Jan 8 (Reuters) - Sopra Steria Group Sa ::SOPRA STERIA PLANS TO ACQUIRE 100% OF SHARE CAPITAL OF BLUECARAT.IF COMPLETED SUCCESSFULLY, BLUECARAT WOULD BE CONSOLIDATED BY SOPRA STERIA IN H2 2018..SOPRA STERIA PLANS TO ACQUIRE GERMAN FIRM BLUECARAT.  Full Article

Sopra Steria Group Q3 revenue increases to 895.2‍​ million euros
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - SOPRA STERIA GROUP SA : :Q3 REVENUE EUR 895.2‍​ MILLION VERSUS EUR 875.0 MILLION YEAR AGO.‍IN Q3 OF 2017, SOPRA STERIA ACHIEVED ORGANIC REVENUE GROWTH OF 3.3%​.  Full Article

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