LON:BA - BAE Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 491.90 -6.10 (-1.22 %) (As of 04/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseGBX 498Today's RangeGBX 490.50 - GBX 500.8052-Week RangeGBX 441.50 - GBX 680.20Volume5.77 million shsAverage Volume9.87 million shsMarket Capitalization£15.74 billionP/E Ratio15.77Dividend Yield5.47%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions Chain Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email BAE Systems plc operates as a defense, aerospace, and security company worldwide. Its Electronic Systems segment offers electronic warfare systems and 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 company's Cyber & Intelligence segment provides analytic solutions and support to the US government; and systems engineering, integration, and through-life support services for US defense and coalition partner customers. This segment also delivers secure solutions and services for protection of data and networks to national security customers; and data intelligence, cyber intelligence, counter-fraud, financial compliance, defense, and IT solutions to international government agencies, commercial organizations, and communications service providers. Its 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. BAE Systems plc's Platforms & Services (UK) segment offers air, maritime, land, and shared services activities. The company's Platforms & Services (International) segment provides operational capability support to air and naval forces; produces, upgrades, and supports programs in the air, maritime, and land domains; and offers defense platforms and cyber security services. BAE Systems plc was incorporated in 1979 and is based in London, the United Kingdom. Receive BA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Aerospace/Defense - Major Diversified Sub-IndustryN/A SectorIndustrial Products Current SymbolLON:BA Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.baesystems.com Phone+44-1252-383857Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio76.88 Current Ratio1.03 Quick Ratio0.81Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio15.77 Forward P/E Ratio0.11 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£16.82 billion Price / Sales0.94 Cash FlowGBX 103.90 per share Price / Cash Flow4.73 Book ValueGBX 173.70 per share Price / Book2.83Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees85,800 Outstanding Shares3,199,539,968Market Cap£15.74 billion Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableOptionable BAE Systems (LON:BA) Frequently Asked Questions What is BAE Systems' stock symbol? BAE Systems trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "BA." How often does BAE Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BAE Systems? BAE Systems declared a dividend on Thursday, February 21st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 18th will be given a dividend of GBX 13.20 per share on Monday, June 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 2.62%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 18th. This is a positive change from BAE Systems's previous dividend of $9.00. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View BAE Systems' Dividend History. What price target have analysts set for BA? 12 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for BAE Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 505 to GBX 750. On average, they anticipate BAE Systems' stock price to reach GBX 608.58 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BAE Systems. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BAE Systems? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BAE Systems in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for BAE Systems. Has BAE Systems been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about BA stock have been trending positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BAE Systems earned a coverage optimism score of 2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of BAE Systems' key competitors? Some companies that are related to BAE Systems include Rolls-Royce (RR), CAE (CAE), PrairieSky Royalty (PSK), Meggitt (MGGT), QinetiQ Group (QQ), Ultra Electronics (ULE), Magellan Aerospace (MAL), Senior (SNR), Avon Rubber (AVON), Cohort (CHRT), Avingtrans (AVG), MS International (MSI), Tel-Instrument Electronics (TIK), Department 13 International (D13) and Leonardo (LDO). 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), BAE SYS PLC/S (BAESY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Barclays (BARC), Legal & General Group (LGEN), Prudential (PRU), Standard Chartered (STAN), Unilever (ULVR), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Centrica (CNA). Who are BAE Systems' key executives? BAE Systems' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Charles Woodburn, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 47)Mr. Peter J. Lynas, Group Fin. Director & Exec. DirectorMr. Gerard J. DeMuro, Exec. Director (Age 63)Mr. Nigel Whitehead, Chief Technology Officer (Age 56)Martin Cooper, Investor Relations Director 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. What is BAE Systems' stock price today? One share of BA stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 491.90. How big of a company is BAE Systems? BAE Systems has a market capitalization of £15.74 billion and generates £16.82 billion in revenue each year. BAE Systems employs 85,800 workers across the globe. What is BAE Systems' official website? The official website for BAE Systems is http://www.baesystems.com. 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. MarketBeat Community Rating for BAE Systems (LON BA)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 721 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 762 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,483MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BAE Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Difference Between Common Shares and Convertible Shares?