BAE Systems Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 523
+1.00 (+0.19 %)
(As of 04/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 523
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 503.03
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 523
Volume5.87 million shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization£16.85 billion
P/E Ratio12.91
Dividend Yield4.54%
BAE Systems plc provides defense, aerospace, and security solutions worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Electronic Systems, Cyber & Intelligence, Platforms & Services (US), Air, and Maritime. The Electronic Systems segment offers electronic warfare systems, navigation systems, electro-optical sensors, military and commercial digital engine and flight controls, precision guidance and seeker solutions, military communication systems and data links, persistent surveillance systems, space electronics, and electric drive propulsion systems. The Cyber & Intelligence segment provides solutions to modernize, maintain, and test cyber-harden aircraft, radars, missile systems, and mission applications that detect and deter threats to national security; systems engineering, integration, and sustainment services for C5ISR systems and enterprise IT networks; and solutions and services to enhance the collection, analysis, and processing of data across the US civilian and military intelligence communities. It also offers data intelligence solutions to defend against national-scale threats, protect their networks, and data against attacks; security and intelligence solutions to the United Kingdom government and allied international governments; anti-fraud and regulatory compliance solutions; and enterprise-level data and digital services. The Platforms & Services (US) segment manufactures combat vehicles, weapons, and munitions, as well as provides ship repair services and the management of government-owned munitions facilities. The Air segment develops, manufactures, upgrades, and supports combat and jet trainer aircraft. The Maritime segment designs, manufactures, and supports surface ships, submarines, torpedoes, radars, and command and combat systems; and supplies naval gun systems. It also supplies naval weapon systems, missile launchers, and precision munitions. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Farnborough, the United Kingdom.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Aerospace/Defense - Major Diversified
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£19.28 billion
Cash FlowGBX 86.40 per share
Book ValueGBX 144.50 per share



Outstanding Shares3,222,619,904
Market Cap£16.85 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A


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Overall MarketRank

1.72 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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BAE Systems (LON:BA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is BAE Systems a buy right now?

11 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BAE Systems in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" BAE Systems stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than BAE Systems?

Wall Street analysts have given BAE Systems a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but BAE Systems wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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How has BAE Systems' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

BAE Systems' stock was trading at GBX 539 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BA shares have decreased by 3.0% and is now trading at GBX 523.
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How often does BAE Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BAE Systems?

BAE Systems declared a dividend on Thursday, February 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 22nd will be paid a dividend of GBX 14.30 per share on Tuesday, June 1st. This represents a yield of 2.88%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 22nd. This is a positive change from BAE Systems's previous dividend of GBX 9.40. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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Is BAE Systems a good dividend stock?

BAE Systems pays an annual dividend of GBX 24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.54%. BA has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of BAE Systems is 59.26%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for BA?

11 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for BAE Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 511 to GBX 660. On average, they anticipate BAE Systems' stock price to reach GBX 596.56 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are BAE Systems' key executives?

BAE Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Charles Woodburn, Group CEO & Exec. Director (Age 49, Pay $2.93M)
  • Mr. Bradley Greve, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 54, Pay $1.23M)
  • Mr. Ben Hudson, Chief Technology Officer
  • Martin Cooper, Investor Relations Director
  • Mr. Philip Bramwell, Group Gen. Counsel (Age 64)
  • Mr. Mark Phillips, Group Communications Director
  • Neils Petersen, Chief of Staff and Exec. VP of Marketing Operations
  • Ms. Karin Hoeing, Group HR Director
  • Mr. Rolf Rue, Regional Managing Director of New Strategic Markets
  • Mr. Steve Meighan, Regional Managing Director of Asia Pacific

Who are some of BAE Systems' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of BAE Systems own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other BAE Systems investors own include Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), BAE Systems (BAESY), Prudential (PRU), Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB), BP (BP), Imperial Brands (IMB), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Unilever (ULVR).

What is BAE Systems' stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of BAE Systems?

Shares of BA 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.
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What is BAE Systems' stock price today?

One share of BA stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 523.

How much money does BAE Systems make?

BAE Systems has a market capitalization of £16.85 billion and generates £19.28 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does BAE Systems have?

BAE Systems employs 89,600 workers across the globe.

What is BAE Systems' official website?

The official website for BAE Systems is www.baesystems.com.

Where are BAE Systems' headquarters?

BAE Systems is headquartered at Stirling Square, 6 Carlton Gardens, LONDON, SW1Y 5AD, United Kingdom.

How can I contact BAE Systems?

BAE Systems' mailing address is Stirling Square, 6 Carlton Gardens, LONDON, SW1Y 5AD, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1252-383857.

This page was last updated on 4/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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