BAE Systems plc Company Profile (LON:BA)

About BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)

BAE Systems plc logoBAE Systems plc is a defense, aerospace and security company. The Company operates through five segments. The Electronic Systems segment consists of the Company's United States and United Kingdom-based electronics activities. The Cyber & Intelligence segment consists of its United States-based Intelligence & Security business and United Kingdom-based Applied Intelligence business, and covers the Company's cyber, secure government, and commercial and financial security activities. The Platforms & Services (US) segment, with operations in the United States, United Kingdom and Sweden, produces combat vehicles, weapons and munitions. The Platforms & Services (UK) segment consists of its United Kingdom-based air, maritime, combat vehicle, munitions and shared services activities. The Platforms & Services (International) segment consists of the Company's businesses in Saudi Arabia, Australia and Oman, together with its interest in the MBDA Holdings SAS (MBDA) joint venture.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Symbol: LON:BA
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £20.37 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 3,174,662,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 637.27
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 614.43
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 464.80 - GBX 657
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.35
  • P/E Growth: 2.77
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £17.79 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.14
  • Book Value: GBX 1.08 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.94
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 3.5%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £1.81 billion
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 8.53 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)

What is BAE Systems plc's stock symbol?

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

How often does BAE Systems plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BAE Systems plc?

BAE Systems plc declared a dividend on Thursday, February 23rd. Investors of record on Thursday, April 20th will be paid a dividend of GBX 12.70 per share on Thursday, June 1st. This represents a yield of 2%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 20th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View BAE Systems plc's Dividend History.

When will BAE Systems plc make its next earnings announcement?

BAE Systems plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for BAE Systems plc.

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

14 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for BAE Systems plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 460 to GBX 720. On average, they anticipate BAE Systems plc's share price to reach GBX 651 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for BAE Systems plc.

Who are some of BAE Systems plc's key competitors?

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 641.50.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings, 2 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.86)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 651

Analysts' Ratings History for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/19/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 600 -> GBX 615View Rating Details
5/18/2017Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuyGBX 665 -> GBX 645View Rating Details
5/11/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/21/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 685View Rating Details
3/30/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuyGBX 720View Rating Details
3/20/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 460View Rating Details
3/10/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 580 -> GBX 700View Rating Details
2/24/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 640View Rating Details
2/24/2017Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 690View Rating Details
2/17/2017Kepler Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 600 -> GBX 700View Rating Details
12/21/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingConviction-BuyGBX 697View Rating Details
11/3/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeOverweightGBX 580 -> GBX 630View Rating Details
10/3/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutralView 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 5/23/2015 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: $43.49 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/23/2017GBX 12.702%4/20/20174/20/20176/1/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/15/2017Lynn C MinellaInsiderBuy24GBX 638£153.12
5/11/2017Ian KingInsiderSell11,396GBX 639£72,820.44
4/18/2017Charles WoodburnInsiderBuy23GBX 638£146.74
3/30/2017Lynn C MinellaInsiderSell52,558GBX 653£343,203.74
3/29/2017Alan GarwoodInsiderSell21,796GBX 645£140,584.20
3/27/2017Philip BramwellInsiderSell5,000GBX 641£32,050
3/14/2017Charles WoodburnInsiderBuy24GBX 637£152.88
3/13/2017Alan GarwoodInsiderSell11,500GBX 637£73,255
2/24/2017Charles WoodburnInsiderBuy46,569GBX 610£284,070.90
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

Headline Trends for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)
Latest Headlines for BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)
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DateHeadline
prnewswire.com logoThe global ballistic protection market is expected to reach $9.0 billion by 2022
www.prnewswire.com - May 22 at 10:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBAE Systems plc (BA) PT Raised to GBX 615 at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 8:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBAE Systems plc (BA) PT Lowered to GBX 645
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 4:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: BAE Systems plc (BA) Insider Acquires 24 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 10:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBAE Systems Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BA-GB : May 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 8:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBeaufort Securities Reaffirms Buy Rating for BAE Systems plc (BA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 12:52 PM
fool.co.uk logoBAE Systems plc looks ready to fly - Motley Fool UK
www.fool.co.uk - May 12 at 4:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBAE Systems plc (BA) Insider Sells £72,820.44 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 7:24 AM
News IconTaiwan to continue buying arms from United States, boosting U.S. jobs
www.businessinsider.com - May 12 at 2:20 AM
News IconUPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 10
www.businessinsider.com - May 11 at 2:01 AM
marketwatch.com logoBAE trading in line; backs 2017 guidance
www.marketwatch.com - May 10 at 4:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBAE Systems to Help U.S. Treasury Investigate, Track Cash Flow of Organizations to Protect National Security
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 4:00 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Endeavor Robotics announces key additions to board and worldwide sales team
www.reuters.com - May 9 at 9:01 AM
prnewswire.com logoEndeavor Robotics announces key additions to Board of Directors and Worldwide Sales Team
www.prnewswire.com - May 9 at 9:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBAE Systems plc (BA) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 2:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBAE Systems Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BA-GB : May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 12:02 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoMoody's Affirms Baa2 Rating On BAE Systems With Stable Outlook
www.morningstar.co.uk - May 2 at 10:34 AM
lse.co.uk logoMoody's Affirms Baa2 Rating On BAE Systems With Stable Outlook - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - May 2 at 10:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to BAE Systems Plc : April 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 3:43 PM
bizjournals.com logoAircraft Flight Control System Market Forecast to grow from USD 11.85 billion in 2016 to reach USD 16.59 billion by 2021
www.bizjournals.com - April 25 at 12:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBAE Systems Plc :BA-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 12:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBAE Systems Develops Next-Generation Aircraft Threat Warning Solution
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 10:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Reaffirms "Overweight" Rating for BAE Systems plc (BA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 5:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBAE Systems Plc : BA-GB: Dividend Analysis : April 21st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 8:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBAE Systems plc (BA) Insider Buys £146.74 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 7:45 AM
marketwatch.com logoAerospace & Defence Telemetry Market 2017-2027
www.marketwatch.com - April 19 at 9:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBAE Systems and Leonardo DRS Join Forces to Pursue Advanced Threat Detection Opportunities for U.S. Army Aircraft
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 10:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBAE Systems’ Peder Jungck Named President of International Cyber Threat Intelligence Sharing Organization
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 11:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBAE Systems plc Declares Dividend of GBX 12.70 (BA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 9:08 AM
bizjournals.com logoThe Global Submarine and MRO Market2016-2026
www.bizjournals.com - April 12 at 11:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBAE Systems Selected by U.S. Army to Design Next-Generation Space and Missile Defense Technologies
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 11:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBAE Systems plc (BA) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 2:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for BAE Systems plc (BA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 2:58 PM
marketwatch.com logoFTSE 100 swings to a higher close as defense stocks advance, pound drops
www.marketwatch.com - April 7 at 3:45 PM
bloomberg.com logoKLM Calls for Brexit Compromise While Preserving ‘EU Philosophy’
www.bloomberg.com - April 7 at 3:45 PM
bizjournals.com logoGrowth Opportunities in the Global Ballistic Protection Market
www.bizjournals.com - April 3 at 9:11 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoCyber security firm: more evidence N.Korea linked to Bangladesh heist
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 9:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBAE Systems Awarded $112 Million U.S. Army Contract to Sustain M88 Recovery Vehicles
finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 4:10 PM
thestreet.com logoBAE Systems Awarded U.S. Army Contract
www.thestreet.com - April 3 at 4:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBAE Systems plc (BA) Insider Lynn C. Minella Sells 52,558 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 11:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBAE Systems plc (BA) Insider Sells £32,050 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 1:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBAE Systems plc's (BA) "Underweight" Rating Reaffirmed at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 1:37 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritain and U.S. tell NATO allies to "raise their game" on defence spending
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 31 at 3:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBAE Systems plc (BA) Insider Sells £140,584.20 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 10:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCitigroup Inc Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for BAE Systems plc (BA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 10:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: BAE Systems plc (BA) Insider Sells 5,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 4:25 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoMalaysian PM tells France not ready to decide on buying Rafale jets
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 12:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBAE Systems plc (BA) Price Target Increased to GBX 720 by Analysts at Citigroup Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 8:41 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBarclays PLC Reaffirms "Underweight" Rating for BAE Systems plc (BA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 10:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBAE Systems plc (BA) Receives Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 4:24 AM

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