Looking At The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE) From All Angles

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I’ve been keeping an eye on The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE) because I’m attracted to its fundamentals. Looking at the company as a whole, as a potential stock investment, I believe SGE has a lot to offer. Basically, it is a well-regarded dividend payer with a an impressive history of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below, I’ve touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Sage Group here.

Established dividend payer with proven track record

SGE delivered a bottom-line expansion of 15% in the prior year, with its most recent earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. This illustrates a strong track record, leading to a satisfying return on equity of 22%. which paints a buoyant picture for the company.

LSE:SGE Income Statement, February 22nd 2019
LSE:SGE Income Statement, February 22nd 2019

SGE is also a dividend company, with ample net income to cover its dividend payout, which has been consistently growing over the past decade, keeping income investors happy.

LSE:SGE Historical Dividend Yield, February 22nd 2019
LSE:SGE Historical Dividend Yield, February 22nd 2019

Next Steps:

For Sage Group, I’ve put together three key factors you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for SGE’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for SGE’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are SGE’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of SGE? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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