|Bid||108.00 x 1200|
|Ask||114.55 x 800|
|Day's Range||113.52 - 114.90|
|52 Week Range||94.81 - 127.16|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.86|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||27.74|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.73 (1.50%)|
|1y Target Est||122.39|
The Walldorf-based company reported a 26 percent increase in new cloud bookings for the first quarter at constant currencies, picking up speed compared to the October-December period in the metric closely watched by analysts. Activist investor Elliott Management also disclosed that it owns 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in common stock and economic equivalents of SAP, saying the stock has been “consistently undervalued” relative to its revenue growth. Chief Executive Officer Bill McDermott is betting big on the cloud business as a source of future sales growth and has spent more than $10 billion to buy U.S. cloud startups Qualtrics International Inc. and Callidus Software Inc. to better compete with Salesforce.com Inc. and Oracle Corp.
German business software company SAP set ambitious new medium-term profit targets on Wednesday as it reported a first-quarter operating loss that chiefly arose from a restructuring charge. SAP, Europe's most valuable technology company, wants to expand its adjusted operating margins by a total of 5 percentage points through 2023 as it scales up its cloud operations, where it aims to achieve a gross margin of 75 percent. While the quarterly loss was expected, the company's announcement in January that it will shed 4,400 staff has been followed by a string of senior departures, leading some customers to fret that its transformation may be going off track.
- Cloud Revenue Exceeds €1.5 Billion for the First Time in a Quarter, Up 45% (IFRS), Up 48% (Non-IFRS) - SAP Now the Leader in Experience Management XM with Qualtrics - New Cloud and Software Order Entry ...
WALLDORF, Germany, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (SAP) today announced it will host an operationally focused Special Capital Markets Day on November 12th, 2019 to lay out the details of several new initiatives to accelerate operational excellence and value creation. SAP is forming a Special Executive Board Committee which will oversee the operational review and identify, evaluate and execute on operational levers across all functional areas of SAP's business. The goal of the review is to accelerate operational excellence across all functional areas of SAP with a focus on growth, innovation and efficiency.
Google Cloud lags Amazon and Microsoft in market share and customer experience, but new CEO Thomas Kurian, previously a longtime Oracle executive, is trying to change that.
Global technology giant SAP is the latest big company to endorse British firms that aim to do good, as more consumers drive businesses to prove their social and environmental credentials. The German software firm has unveiled plans to promote ethical firms on its 2 trillion pound a year trading platform, Ariba - the world's largest business commerce network - where 3.9 million companies in 190 countries buy and sell services. Following in the footsteps of pharmaceutical giant Johnson and Johnson and consultancy firm PwC, SAP will also award more contracts to British social enterprises - firms that aim to do good as well as make profit - although it did not give details.
New offices for Wabtec, Smith & Nephew and SAP helped stoke new office develop in the city's urban fringe
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Through the integration of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), these intelligent tools are helping to automate the customer support experience and deliver targeted results in a shorter amount of time. "The overall mission of the Next-Generation Support approach from SAP is to minimize the effort and time required by SAP customers, while maximizing their business outcomes," said Andreas Heckmann, global senior vice president and head of customer success services, SAP Digital Business Services, SAP. "The Intelligent Enterprise requires speed and precision, and the continued integration of machine learning and AI into the Next-Generation Support concept has enabled us to provide just that.
Europe's largest technology company SAP aims to more than double its market value to between 250 billion euros and 300 billion euros ($282-$338 billion) by 2023, Chief Executive Bill McDermott told a German newspaper. McDermott said SAP's market capitalisation had increased to 140 billion euros (£120.7 billion) from 45 billion euros since his tenure as CEO began in 2010. "Measured on the market valuation of pure cloud service providers, we have potential in our portfolio for a further 90 billion euros in market value," he told Thursday's edition of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper.
Alteryx's (AYX) ClearStory Data acquisition strengthens its data preparation capabilities, particularly with large, cloud-based datasets.
SAP SE (SAP) announces new enhancements to SAP HANA platform to boost adoption and strengthen position in database management market.
SAP Announces Managerial Changes. We believe that SAP, with its ongoing initiatives, is well poised to capitalize on potential of the market.
WALLDORF, Germany , April 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced enhancements to the SAP HANA® database in the cloud and on premise that provide everyone instant access to critical ...
Companies working with artificial intelligence need to install accountability mechanisms to prevent it being misused, the European Commission said on Monday, under new ethical guidelines for a technology open to abuse by authoritarian regimes. The EU initiative taps in to a global debate about when or whether companies should put ethical concerns before business interests, and how tough a line regulators can afford to take on new projects without risking killing off innovation. It is only with trust that our society can fully benefit from technologies," Commission digital chief Andrus Ansip said in a statement.
Software company SAP said the head of its cloud business group had quit, the latest in a string of top departures as Europe's most valuable technology company reshapes its operations. Robert Enslin, who joined SAP in 1992 and had served on its board since 2014, had been tipped by some as a potential successor to Chief Executive Bill McDermott but has departed to take an unspecified opportunity elsewhere. During his two-year tenure as head of the cloud business group, Enslin helped build out SAP's cloud portfolio, including its $8 billion deal last year to buy Qualtrics, which specialises in tracking online sentiment.
WALLDORF, Germany, April 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (SAP) today announced that Executive Board Member and President of the Cloud Business Group Robert Enslin has elected to resign from the company to pursue an external opportunity. SAP Executive Board Member Jennifer Morgan will succeed Enslin as president of the Cloud Business Group (CBG). SAP Executive Board Member Adaire Fox-Martin will take sole responsibility of Global Customer Operations (GCO) as president.
Oracle (ORCL) announces various enhancements to NetSuite offering at SuiteWorld 2019, with an aim of strengthening its dominance in the cloud ERP market.
Shares of creative software giant Adobe Inc. (ADBE) are up 30% since Dec. 24, as the stock continues to mirror the general market trend while also presenting investors with a unique value proposition. Adobe is the world's largest creative software company dominating the market from the individual and SMBs levels all the way to multinational enterprises. The company manages to maintain its strong business moat in creative software by offering different products that attract different customers.
A simmering dispute between executives burst into the open just as HP’s board wavered over whether to proceed with the $11-billion transaction, then-Chief Executive Officer Leo Apotheker said on the second day of his evidence in the civil case against Autonomy founder Mike Lynch. The computing giant argues it was conned into overpaying for the British software firm and had to take a $8.8 billion writedown of the business just a year later. Apotheker said he was furious with his chief financial officer, Cathie Lesjak, a veteran HP executive, who “blindsided” him with her last-minute opposition to the deal in August 2011.
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Today at Adobe Summit, the industry’s leading customer experience conference, Adobe (ADBE) CEO Shantanu Narayen and Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) CEO Satya Nadella revealed additional details about the Open Data Initiative (ODI). As originally announced last September, Adobe, Microsoft and SAP (SAP) have embarked on a new approach to business data that will help companies transform their customer experiences through real-time insights delivered from the cloud. From the beginning, the ODI has been focused on enhancing interoperability between the applications and platforms of the three partners through a common data model with data stored in a customer-chosen data lake.
Oracle, SAP and PayPal are all cutting hundreds of local jobs as analysts say economic jitters are setting in for some major employers.
Technology giants IBM, Facebook (FB), SAP, Microsoft (MSFT) and Accenture (ACN) explore usages of blockchain in various industries, which is driving adoption.