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LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / February 08, 2018 / Active-Investors.com has just released a free earnings report on SAP SE (NYSE: SAP). If you want access to this report all you need to do is sign up now by clicking the following link www.active-investors.com/registration-sg/'symbol=SAP. The Company posted its financial results on January 30, 2018, for the fourth quarter fiscal 2017 (Q4 FY17) and for the full fiscal year 2017 (FY17). The Walldorf, Germany-based Company's quarterly IFRS total revenues and EPS grew 1% and 21% y-o-y, respectively. Register today and get access to over 1000 Free Research Reports by joining our site below:
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Earnings Highlights and Summary
In Q4 FY17, SAP reported total IFRS revenues of €6.81 billion compared to €6.72 billion in Q4 FY16. The Company's cloud and software revenues were €5.81 billion for the reported quarter compared to €5.76 billion in the Q4 FY16. Moreover, services revenues increased 4% to €998 million in Q4 FY17 from €963 million in the last year's same quarter.
The business software maker reported IFRS profit after tax of €1.87 billion, or €1.55 per basic share, in Q4 FY17 versus €1.53 billion, or €1.27 per diluted share, in Q4 FY16. Furthermore, non-IFRS profit after tax came in at €2.14 billion, or €1.77 per basic share, in Q4 FY17, up from €1.83 billion, or €1.53 per basic share, in the last year's comparable quarter.
SAP's IFRS total revenues stood at €23.46 billion for full the year FY17 compared to €22.06 billion in FY16. Additionally, IFRS profit after tax came in at €4.06 billion, or €3.36 per basic share, for FY17 up from €3.63 billion, or €3.04 per basic share, in the prior year.
During the three months ended December 31, 2017, the Company's total cost of revenue came in flat at €1.82 billion. The Company's gross profit stood at €4.98 billion, or 73.2% of total revenues, for Q4 FY17 versus €4.91 billion, or 73.0% of total revenues, in Q4 FY16. The Company's research and development (R&D) expenses came in at €878 million for the reported quarter compared to €859 million in Q4 FY16. The Company spent €1.87 billion on sales and marketing in Q4 FY17 compared to €1.81 billion in the prior year's corresponding quarter. The Company's total operating expenses were €4.84 billion for Q4 FY17 compared to €4.77 billion in Q4 FY16. Moreover, the Company's operating profit increased to €1.96 billion, or 28.9% of total revenues, during Q4 FY17 from €1.95 billion, or 29.0% of total revenues, in Q4 FY16.
During Q4 FY17, Applications, Technology, & Services segment's revenues rose to €6.22 billion from €6.19 billion in Q4 FY16. The segment's profit came in at €2.74 billion, or 44% of segment revenues, in Q4 FY17 compared to €2.77 billion, or 45% of segment revenues, in Q4 FY16.
SAP Business Network segment's revenues increased 10% to €571 million in Q4 FY17 from €522 million in Q4 FY16. Moreover, the segment's operating income was €100 million, or 17% of segment revenues, in Q4 FY17, up from €85 million, or 16% of segment revenues, in the last year's same period.
Cash Flow and Balance Sheet
For the three months ended December 31, 2017, SAP generated €920 million in cash from operations compared to €1.00 billion in Q4 FY16. Furthermore, the Company reported a free cash flow of €609 million in Q4 FY17 versus €665 million in Q4 FY16.
The Company had a cash and cash equivalents balance of €4.01 billion as on December 31, 2017, compared to €3.70 billion at the close of books as on December 31, 2017. Furthermore, the group debt amounted to €6.26 billion as on December 31, 2017, compared to €7.83 billion as on December 31, 2017.
In is guidance for the full year FY18, the Company expects non-IFRS cloud and software revenue on constant currencies to be in the range of €20.7 billion to €21.1 billion. Non-IFRS total revenue on constant currencies is anticipated to be in the band of €24.6 billion to €25.1 billion in FY18. Moreover, non-IFRS operating profit on constant currencies is projected to be between €7.3 billion and €7.5 billion in FY18.
Stock Performance Snapshot
February 07, 2018 - At Wednesday's closing bell, SAP SE's stock dropped 3.02%, ending the trading session at $105.09.
Volume traded for the day: 1.97 million shares, which was above the 3-month average volume of 834.07 thousand shares.
Stock performance in the past twelve-month period - up 14.28%
After yesterday's close, SAP SE's market cap was at $132.84 billion.
Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio was at 25.03.
The stock has a dividend yield of 1.27%.
The stock is part of the Technology sector, categorized under the Application Software industry.
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