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

GBX 476.50
+6.40 (+1.36 %)
(As of 01/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 476.50
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 492.05
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 476.50
Volume5.94 million shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization£15.34 billion
P/E Ratio12.61
Dividend Yield3.92%
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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Overall MarketRank

2.09 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Aerospace/Defense - Major Diversified
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£18.81 billion
Cash FlowGBX 87.27 per share
Book ValueGBX 142.70 per share



Outstanding Shares3,218,439,936
Market Cap£15.34 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2021 (Estimated)
GBX 476.50
+6.40 (+1.36 %)
(As of 01/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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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 (COVID-19)?

BAE Systems plc (BA.L)'s stock was trading at GBX 539 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BA stock has decreased by 11.6% and is now trading at GBX 476.50.
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Is BAE Systems plc (BA.L) a buy right now?

11 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BAE Systems plc (BA.L) in the last twelve months. 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 plc (BA.L) stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than BAE Systems plc (BA.L)?

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When is BAE Systems plc (BA.L)'s next earnings date?

BAE Systems plc (BA.L) is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 25th 2021.
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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) announced a dividend on Thursday, July 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 22nd will be given a dividend of GBX 9.40 per share on Monday, November 30th. This represents a yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 22nd. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is BAE Systems plc (BA.L) a good dividend stock?

BAE Systems plc (BA.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 19 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.92%. The dividend payout ratio of BAE Systems plc (BA.L) is 50.26%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for BA?

11 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for BAE Systems plc (BA.L)'s shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 511 to GBX 760. On average, they expect BAE Systems plc (BA.L)'s share price to reach GBX 611.11 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of BAE Systems plc (BA.L)'s key competitors?

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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 49, Pay $3.1M)
  • Mr. Bradley Greve, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 54)
  • 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

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 476.50.

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

BAE Systems plc (BA.L) has a market capitalization of £15.34 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 1/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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