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BAE Systems plc (BA.L) Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 493.20
+6.80 (+1.40 %)
(As of 10/2/2020)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 493.20
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 501.84
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 493.20
Volume4.98 million shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization£15.87 billion
P/E Ratio13.05
Dividend Yield3.90%
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, 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, and hybrid electric drive 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 C4ISR 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 incorporated in 1979 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.35 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Aerospace/Defense - Major Diversified



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£18.81 billion
Cash FlowGBX 86.30 per share
Book ValueGBX 142.70 per share



Outstanding Shares3,217,309,952
Market Cap£15.87 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
GBX 493.20
+6.80 (+1.40 %)
(As of 10/2/2020)
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BAE Systems plc (BA.L) (LON:BA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has BAE Systems plc (BA.L)'s stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

BAE Systems plc (BA.L)'s 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 8.5% and is now trading at GBX 493.20.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of BAE Systems plc (BA.L)?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BAE Systems plc (BA.L) in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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How often does BAE Systems plc (BA.L) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BAE Systems plc (BA.L)?

BAE Systems plc (BA.L) declared a dividend on Thursday, July 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 22nd will be paid a dividend of GBX 9.40 per share on Monday, November 30th. This represents a yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 22nd. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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What price target have analysts set for BA?

13 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for BAE Systems plc (BA.L)'s stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 511 to GBX 760. On average, they anticipate BAE Systems plc (BA.L)'s share price to reach GBX 635 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.8% from the stock's current price.
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Has BAE Systems plc (BA.L) been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about BA stock have trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BAE Systems plc (BA.L) earned a media sentiment score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
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Who are BAE Systems plc (BA.L)'s key executives?

BAE Systems plc (BA.L)'s management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Charles Woodburn, Group CEO & Exec. Director (Age 48, Pay $3.1M)
  • Mr. Bradley Greve, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Ben Hudson, Chief Technology Officer
  • Martin Cooper, Investor Relations Director
  • Mr. Philip Bramwell, Group Gen. Counsel (Age 63)
  • 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

What is BAE Systems plc (BA.L)'s stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of BAE Systems plc (BA.L)?

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.

What is BAE Systems plc (BA.L)'s stock price today?

One share of BA stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 493.20.

How big of a company is BAE Systems plc (BA.L)?

BAE Systems plc (BA.L) has a market capitalization of £15.87 billion and generates £18.81 billion in revenue each year. BAE Systems plc (BA.L) employs 88,400 workers across the globe.

What is BAE Systems plc (BA.L)'s official website?

The official website for BAE Systems plc (BA.L) is www.baesystems.com.

How can I contact BAE Systems plc (BA.L)?

BAE Systems plc (BA.L)'s 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 10/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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