BAE Systems plc Company Profile (LON:BA)

About BAE Systems plc

BAE Systems plc logoBAE Systems plc is a defense, aerospace and security company. Its segments include Electronic Systems, which consist of the Company's United States and United Kingdom-based electronics activities; Cyber & Intelligence, which consists of its United States-based Intelligence & Security business and the United Kingdom-headquartered applied intelligence business; Platforms & Services (US), which produces combat vehicles, weapons and munitions; Platforms & Services (UK), which consist of its United Kingdom-based air, maritime, combat vehicle, munitions and shared services activities; Platforms & Services (International), which consist of the Company's businesses in Saudi Arabia, Australia and Oman, together with its interest in the MBDA joint venture, and HQ, which comprises the Company's head office activities, together with approximately 49% interest in Air Astana. Cyber & Intelligence covers the Company's cyber security, government, and commercial and financial security activities.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: BA
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $7.59
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $601.47
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $570.58
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 464.80 - GBX 631.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.92
  • P/E Growth: 3.12
  • Market Cap: $19.48B
  • Outstanding Shares: 3,168,000,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings, 2 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.76)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 609.67

Analysts' Ratings History for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/24/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 640View Rating Details
2/24/2017Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 690View Rating Details
2/24/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/24/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 430 -> GBX 460View Rating Details
2/17/2017Kepler Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 600 -> GBX 700View Rating Details
2/10/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/8/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 630View Rating Details
1/5/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 675 -> GBX 665View Rating Details
12/21/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingConviction-BuyGBX 697View Rating Details
12/15/2016Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeHoldGBX 600View Rating Details
11/3/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeOverweightGBX 580 -> GBX 630View Rating Details
10/3/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
8/26/2016Berenberg BankUpgradeBuyGBX 520 -> GBX 580View Rating Details
6/1/2016Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeTop PickGBX 570 -> GBX 630View Rating Details
4/25/2016Haitong BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 560View Rating Details
3/8/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 583View Rating Details
3/1/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 420View Rating Details
2/19/2016InvestecBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 530 -> GBX 550View Rating Details
2/4/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingAddGBX 538View Rating Details
9/4/2015Espirito Santo Investment Bank ResearchReiterated RatingBuyGBX 615View Rating Details
7/30/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingaccumulateView Rating Details
5/27/2015BESI ResearchReiterated RatingBuyGBX 615View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $42.88 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/23/2017Ian KingInsiderSell256,279GBX 611£1,565,864.69
2/14/2017Charles WoodburnInsiderBuy24GBX 606£145.44
1/16/2017Charles WoodburnInsiderBuy25GBX 614£153.50
12/14/2016Philip BramwellInsiderBuy26GBX 590£153.40
11/14/2016Ian KingInsiderBuy21GBX 600£126
11/10/2016Alan GarwoodInsiderSell33,000GBX 605£199,650
10/14/2016Charles WoodburnInsiderBuy28GBX 538£150.64
9/22/2016Charles WoodburnInsiderBuy26,498GBX 536£142,029.28
9/14/2016Woodburn,CharlesInsiderBuy27GBX 546£147.42
8/15/2016Minella,Lynn CInsiderBuy28GBX 530£148.40
7/14/2016King,IanInsiderBuy23GBX 539£123.97
6/30/2016Corley,ElizabethInsiderBuy10,000GBX 511£51,100
6/17/2016Lynas,PeterInsiderSell11,691GBX 484£56,584.44
6/15/2016King,IanInsiderBuy26GBX 473£122.98
6/1/2016King,IanInsiderBuy242GBX 490£1,185.80
5/16/2016King,IanInsiderBuy26GBX 486£126.36
5/11/2016King,IanInsiderSell11,431GBX 492£56,240.52
4/14/2016King,IanInsiderBuy25GBX 510£127.50
3/23/2016Lynas,PeterInsiderBuy23,810GBX 504£120,002.40
3/15/2016King,IanInsiderBuy25GBX 500£125
2/16/2016King,IanInsiderBuy26GBX 480£124.80
1/14/2016King,IanInsiderBuy24GBX 517£124.08
12/14/2015King,IanInsiderBuy25GBX 492£123
11/18/2015Carr,RogerInsiderBuy41,978GBX 473£198,555.94
11/17/2015King,IanInsiderBuy27GBX 460£124.20
10/15/2015King,IanInsiderBuy28GBX 452£126.56
9/15/2015King,IanInsiderBuy28GBX 455£127.40
8/17/2015King,IanInsiderBuy26GBX 471£122.46
7/15/2015King,IanInsiderBuy26GBX 484£125.84
4/15/2015Peter LynasInsiderSell73,522GBX 530.49£390,026.86
3/25/2015Peter LynasInsiderBuy21,780GBX 544.55£118,602.99
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)
DateHeadline
bloomberg.com logoF-35 Partner Disputes Trump's Claim of Securing Big Savings - Bloomberg (LON:BA)
www.bloomberg.com - February 24 at 11:13 PM
bloomberg.com logoBAE Has Next Eurofighter Orders in Its Sights as Profit Jumps ... - Bloomberg (LON:BA)
www.bloomberg.com - February 24 at 11:12 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoBAE Systems plc 25% Potential Decrease Indicated by Barclays Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:BA)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 24 at 11:12 PM
bloomberg.com logoF-35 Partner Disputes Trump's Claims That He Secured Big Savings (LON:BA)
www.bloomberg.com - February 24 at 6:06 PM
trustnet.com logoBroker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on BAE Systems Plc (LON:BA)
www.trustnet.com - February 24 at 1:05 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – BNP Paribas Reiterates Outperform on BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) (LON:BA)
marketexclusive.com - February 24 at 1:05 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAustria says prosecutors open fraud probe on fighter deal (LON:BA)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 1:05 PM
bloomberg.com logoBAE Has Next Eurofighter Orders in Its Sights as Profit Jumps (LON:BA)
washpost.bloomberg.com - February 23 at 8:50 PM
4-traders.com logoBAE : Signs Of Growing Defence Budgets Brighten BAE Systems Outlook (LON:BA)
www.4-traders.com - February 23 at 8:50 PM
wsj.com logoBritish Defense Contractor Bullish on Trump Impact on Military Spending (LON:BA)
www.wsj.com - February 23 at 8:50 PM
News IconBAE Systems confirms appointment of Woodburn as chief executive (LON:BA)
techknowbits.com - February 23 at 8:50 PM
News IconBAE Systems chief to step down in June (LON:BA)
navaltoday.com - February 23 at 8:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of BA.L earnings conference call or presentation 23-Feb-17 9:00am GMT (LON:BA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 8:50 PM
marketwatch.com logoBAE raises dividend as tax bill hits net profit - MarketWatch - MarketWatch (LON:BA)
www.marketwatch.com - February 23 at 3:49 PM
News IconC-level, IT managers view cyber security differently: BAE Systems - Digital News Asia (LON:BA)
www.digitalnewsasia.com - February 23 at 3:49 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Risers: AstraZeneca plc, BAE Systems plc, BT Group plc, Carnival plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:BA)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 23 at 3:49 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoDefence budgets boost to lift BAE Systems in 2017 after solid growth in 2016 profits and revenues - Proactive Investors UK (LON:BA)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - February 23 at 3:49 PM
money.aol.co.uk logoCan BAE Systems plc help you retire early? - AOL Money UK (LON:BA)
money.aol.co.uk - February 23 at 3:49 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 BAE Systems PLC Earnings Release - 02:00 am ET (LON:BA)
biz.yahoo.com - February 23 at 3:49 PM
4-traders.com logoBAE : confirms chief operating officer will succeed current chief exec King (LON:BA)
www.4-traders.com - February 23 at 1:51 AM
News IconStock Numbers: Checking on Shares of BAE Systems plc (LSE:BA.) - Benton Bulletin (LON:BA)
bentonbulletin.com - February 23 at 1:51 AM
News IconLevels in Review for BAE Systems plc (LSE:BA.) - Baldwin Journal (LON:BA)
baldwinjournal.com - February 22 at 8:51 PM
News IconStock Update: Reviewing Technical Levels for BAE Systems plc (BA.L) - BVN (LON:BA)
bvnewsjournal.com - February 22 at 3:50 PM
marketwatch.com logoBAE taps Charles Woodburn to replace CEO Ian King (LON:BA)
www.marketwatch.com - February 22 at 11:53 AM
News IconCharles Woodburn has been confirmed as BAE Systems' new chief executive (LON:BA)
mundoaguaysaneamiento.net - February 22 at 11:53 AM
News IconCharles Woodburn to succeed Ian King as BAE Systems' CEO (LON:BA)
hoyentv.com - February 22 at 11:53 AM
4-traders.com logoBAE : Appoints Charles Woodburn as New CEO -- Update (LON:BA)
www.4-traders.com - February 22 at 11:53 AM
News IconCharles Woodburn to succeed (LON:BA)
www.baesystems.com - February 22 at 11:53 AM
nasdaq.com logoBAE Systems Appoints Charles Woodburn As CEO, Succeeding Ian King - Quick Facts (LON:BA)
www.nasdaq.com - February 22 at 11:53 AM
4-traders.com logoBAE : acquires Kettering engineering company (LON:BA)
www.4-traders.com - February 21 at 3:28 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAirbus faces multiple challenges as it enters new era (LON:BA)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 3:28 PM
bizjournals.com logo​BAE Systems buys small partner company on electromagnetic rail gun program (LON:BA)
www.bizjournals.com - February 21 at 3:28 PM
News IconInvestor Watch on Shares of BAE Systems plc (LSE:BA.) - Baxter Review (LON:BA)
baxternewsreview.com - February 21 at 10:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBAE Systems Completes Acquisition of IAP Research (LON:BA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 10:54 AM
News IconNew Report Available: The Global Electronic Warfare Market 2016-2026 (LON:BA)
reports.pr-inside.com - February 20 at 9:34 AM
4-traders.com logoBAE : Defence Secretary meets Apprentices working on nuclear submarines as new Training Facility announced (LON:BA)
www.4-traders.com - February 20 at 9:34 AM
4-traders.com logoBAE : Heading here (LON:BA)
www.4-traders.com - February 19 at 9:47 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoBAE Systems plc 15.8% Potential Upside Indicated by Kepler ... - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:BA)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 18 at 3:42 PM
News IconGulf states focusing on attack weapons purchases (LON:BA)
gulfnews.com - February 18 at 9:50 AM
sbwire.com logoMilitary Electro-Optics/Infrared Systems Market Worth 14.20 Billion USD by 2022 (LON:BA)
www.sbwire.com - February 17 at 6:24 PM
bloomberg.com logoSaudi Arabia on Offensive With Attack-Minded Military Splurge (LON:BA)
www.bloomberg.com - February 17 at 6:24 PM
News IconSaudi Arabia ‘purchasing offensive weapons’ (LON:BA)
www.jokpeme.com - February 17 at 6:24 PM
News IconBroker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on BAE Systems Plc (LON:BA)
www.youinvest.co.uk - February 17 at 6:24 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Kepler Capital Markets Raises Its Price Target On BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) to GBX 700 (LON:BA)
marketexclusive.com - February 17 at 6:24 PM
News IconLockheed F-35 Jet Cost Could Drop 16 Percent, Pentagon Official Says (LON:BA)
www.voanews.com - February 16 at 8:50 PM
News IconAustria Seeks Compensation From Airbus on Eurofighter Deal -- 2nd Update (LON:BA)
ih.advfn.com - February 16 at 8:50 PM
News IconInside the Numbers: Checking on Shares of BAE Systems plc (LSE:BA.) - Midway Monitor (LON:BA)
midwaymonitor.com - February 16 at 3:50 PM
News IconAustria Seeks Compensation From Airbus on Eurofighter Deal -- Update (LON:BA)
ih.advfn.com - February 16 at 8:43 AM
4-traders.com logoBAE : Baesystems - UK Minister for Defence Procurement shows support to Indo-UK Advanced Hawk (LON:BA)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 8:43 AM
News IconFive UK stocks for 2017 (LON:BA)
www.timesofmalta.com - February 16 at 8:43 AM

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What is BAE Systems plc's stock symbol?

BAE Systems plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "BA."

Where is BAE Systems plc's stock going? Where will BAE Systems plc's stock price be in 2017?

17 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for BAE Systems plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 420 to GBX 700. On average, they anticipate BAE Systems plc's share price to reach GBX 609.67 in the next year.

When will BAE Systems plc announce their earnings?

BAE Systems plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February, 23rd 2017.

How do I buy BAE Systems plc stock?

Shares of BAE Systems plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of BAE Systems plc stock cost?

One share of BAE Systems plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 615.


Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff