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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.48
OTCPK:SGPYY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 1921 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. OTCPK:SGPYY: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
OTCPK:SGPYY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.36 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.48
Equity-to-Asset 0.39
OTCPK:SGPYY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
76% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. OTCPK:SGPYY: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
OTCPK:SGPYY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.39
0.36
0.62
Interest Coverage 14.25
OTCPK:SGPYY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
76% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 173.79 vs. OTCPK:SGPYY: 14.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
OTCPK:SGPYY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.42  Med: 13.8 Max: 29.73
Current: 14.25
7.42
29.73
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.83
Beneish M-Score: -2.40
WACC vs ROIC
6.21%
19.31%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 19.91
OTCPK:SGPYY's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
85% of the 1862 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. OTCPK:SGPYY: 19.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
OTCPK:SGPYY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.12  Med: 21.38 Max: 25.73
Current: 19.91
13.12
25.73
Net Margin % 14.35
OTCPK:SGPYY's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
80% of the 1863 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. OTCPK:SGPYY: 14.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
OTCPK:SGPYY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.37  Med: 13.43 Max: 22.13
Current: 14.35
3.37
22.13
ROE % 24.04
OTCPK:SGPYY's ROE % is ranked higher than
84% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.16 vs. OTCPK:SGPYY: 24.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
OTCPK:SGPYY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.13  Med: 14.83 Max: 24.04
Current: 24.04
4.13
24.04
ROA % 9.19
OTCPK:SGPYY's ROA % is ranked higher than
74% of the 1927 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. OTCPK:SGPYY: 9.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
OTCPK:SGPYY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 7.76 Max: 11.37
Current: 9.19
1.99
11.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 282.89
OTCPK:SGPYY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
86% of the 1883 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.13 vs. OTCPK:SGPYY: 282.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
OTCPK:SGPYY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 132.77  Med: 221.9 Max: 282.89
Current: 282.89
132.77
282.89
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 7.20
OTCPK:SGPYY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 1454 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. OTCPK:SGPYY: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:SGPYY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.3  Med: 14.5 Max: 106.8
Current: 7.2
-14.3
106.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 16.00
OTCPK:SGPYY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. OTCPK:SGPYY: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:SGPYY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 12 Max: 119.7
Current: 16
0
119.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 68.70
OTCPK:SGPYY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. OTCPK:SGPYY: 68.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:SGPYY' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.4  Med: 13.4 Max: 115.4
Current: 68.7
-38.4
115.4
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application  
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Traded in other countries:SGK1.Germany, SGE.UK,
Headquarter Location:UK
Sage Group (The) PLC develops, distributes and supports business management software and related products. It serves medium-sized and smaller businesses in the areas of accounting, enterprise resource planning, payroll, and accountancy related software.

The Sage Group is a global supplier of accounting and business management software. The firm caters primarily to the needs of small to medium businesses; about 80% of its clients have fewer than 25 employees. Sage has more than 6 million customers worldwide, employs over 13,000 people, and generates more than GBP 1.5 billion in revenue. The company was formed in 1981 and was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 30.48
SGPYY's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 1245 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.80 vs. SGPYY: 30.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SGPYY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.64  Med: 20 Max: 108
Current: 30.48
11.64
108
Forward PE Ratio 21.79
SGPYY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. SGPYY: 21.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 30.48
SGPYY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
61% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.21 vs. SGPYY: 30.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SGPYY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.64  Med: 18.36 Max: 108
Current: 30.48
11.64
108
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 22.25
SGPYY's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
56% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.94 vs. SGPYY: 22.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SGPYY' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.02  Med: 16.13 Max: 26.24
Current: 22.25
9.02
26.24
PB Ratio 6.79
SGPYY's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 1789 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. SGPYY: 6.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SGPYY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.56  Med: 2.96 Max: 9.26
Current: 6.79
1.56
9.26
PS Ratio 4.84
SGPYY's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1780 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. SGPYY: 4.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SGPYY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 2.99 Max: 5.56
Current: 4.84
1.5
5.56
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 29.96
SGPYY's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
56% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.32 vs. SGPYY: 29.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SGPYY' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.23  Med: 16.52 Max: 31.71
Current: 29.96
9.23
31.71
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 26.65
SGPYY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
66% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.68 vs. SGPYY: 26.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SGPYY' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.76  Med: 14.58 Max: 28.21
Current: 26.65
7.76
28.21
EV-to-EBIT 22.58
SGPYY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.68 vs. SGPYY: 22.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SGPYY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.1  Med: 13.2 Max: 30.1
Current: 22.58
9.1
30.1
EV-to-EBITDA 19.52
SGPYY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
67% of the 1910 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.76 vs. SGPYY: 19.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SGPYY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.6  Med: 11.3 Max: 24.1
Current: 19.52
7.6
24.1
PEG Ratio 19.21
SGPYY's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. SGPYY: 19.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
SGPYY' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.75 Max: 256.94
Current: 19.21
0.84
256.94
Shiller PE Ratio 41.96
SGPYY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 38.24 vs. SGPYY: 41.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SGPYY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.6  Med: 24.58 Max: 46.25
Current: 41.96
15.6
46.25
Current Ratio 0.97
SGPYY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. SGPYY: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SGPYY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.55 Max: 1.49
Current: 0.97
0.46
1.49
Quick Ratio 0.97
SGPYY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. SGPYY: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SGPYY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.54 Max: 1.48
Current: 0.97
0.45
1.48
Days Inventory 7.62
SGPYY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
67% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.20 vs. SGPYY: 7.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SGPYY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.26  Med: 12.45 Max: 21.16
Current: 7.62
7.26
21.16
Days Sales Outstanding 94.15
SGPYY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
59% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 68.98 vs. SGPYY: 94.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SGPYY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 59.27  Med: 69.21 Max: 94.15
Current: 94.15
59.27
94.15
Days Payable 1.00
SGPYY's Days Payable is ranked higher than
84% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 43.37 vs. SGPYY: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SGPYY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 206.86 Max: 402.23
Current: 1
1
402.23

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.99
SGPYY's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
68% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SGPYY: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SGPYY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 2.69 Max: 5.51
Current: 1.99
1.11
5.51
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.62
SGPYY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. SGPYY: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
SGPYY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.64 Max: 2.83
Current: 0.62
0.32
2.83
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 6.10
SGPYY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
58% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. SGPYY: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
SGPYY' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -8.4 Max: 77.6
Current: 6.1
0
77.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.47
SGPYY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
64% of the 1236 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. SGPYY: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.87
SGPYY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
65% of the 1572 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. SGPYY: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SGPYY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 3.88 Max: 7.95
Current: 2.87
1.6
7.95
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.80
SGPYY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. SGPYY: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SGPYY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74  Med: -0.6 Max: 39.7
Current: 0.8
-74
39.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.15
SGPYY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. SGPYY: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SGPYY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.19 Max: 7.57
Current: 2.15
0
7.57
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 2.85
SGPYY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
84% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. SGPYY: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.62
SGPYY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
68% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SGPYY: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SGPYY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.02 Max: 5.2
Current: 1.62
0
5.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.43
SGPYY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
56% of the 2521 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. SGPYY: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SGPYY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 7.6 Max: 11
Current: 4.43
3.3
11
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 5.10
SGPYY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
63% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. SGPYY: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SGPYY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 13.4 Max: 21.8
Current: 5.1
2.7
21.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,200
EPS (TTM) $ 1.16
Beta0.97
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $30.00 - 39.61
Shares Outstanding (Mil)270.21

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Revenue (Mil $) 2,313 2,449 2,582
EPS ($) 1.58 1.72 1.82
EPS without NRI ($) 1.58 1.72 1.82
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
11.60%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.82 0.89 0.97
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