QinetiQ Group plc Company Profile (LON:QQ)

About QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ)

QinetiQ Group plc logoQinetiQ Group plc is a science and engineering company operating in the defense, security and aerospace markets. The Company's segments include EMEA Services and Global Products. The EMEA Services segment provides technical assurance, test and evaluation, and training services. It provides research and advice in specialist areas, such as concept of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, weapons and energetics, cyber security and procurement advisory services. The Global Products segment delivers solutions and undertakes contract-funded research and development, developing intellectual property in partnership with customers and through internal funding. It offers advice, services and technology-based products. Its customers include government organizations, including defense departments, as well as international customers. The Company operates in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Sweden, the United Arab Emirates and the United States.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Aerospace & Defense
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:QQ
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.qinetiq.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £1.37 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 562,800,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 232.88
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 263.98
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 217.30 - GBX 322.90
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.38
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £783.1 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.74
  • Book Value: GBX 0.95 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.55
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 2.6%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: £161.9 million
  • Net Margins: 17.52%
  • Return on Equity: 35.01%
  • Return on Assets: 17.14%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 2.51 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ)

What is QinetiQ Group plc's stock symbol?

QinetiQ Group plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "QQ."

How often does QinetiQ Group plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for QinetiQ Group plc?

QinetiQ Group plc announced a dividend on Thursday, May 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 3rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 4 per share on Friday, September 1st. This represents a yield of 1.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 3rd. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View QinetiQ Group plc's Dividend History.

Where is QinetiQ Group plc's stock going? Where will QinetiQ Group plc's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for QinetiQ Group plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 253 to GBX 290. On average, they expect QinetiQ Group plc's stock price to reach GBX 276.33 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for QinetiQ Group plc.

Who are some of QinetiQ Group plc's key competitors?

Who are QinetiQ Group plc's key executives?

QinetiQ Group plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Steve Wadey, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • David Smith, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Jon Messent, Group General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Mark W. Elliott, Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Michael Harper, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Lynn Brubaker, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • James Burnell-Nugent CBE, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Ian Mason, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy QinetiQ Group plc stock?

Shares of QinetiQ Group 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.

What is QinetiQ Group plc's stock price today?

One share of QinetiQ Group plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 242.70.


MarketBeat Community Rating for QinetiQ Group plc (LON QQ)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  184 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  445 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  629
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about QinetiQ Group plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 276.33
Consensus Price Target History for QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ)
Price Target History for QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ)
Analysts' Ratings History for QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ)
Show:
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/2/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeOverweightGBX 290View Rating Details
9/29/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 270View Rating Details
9/25/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 285View Rating Details
7/20/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetSellGBX 255 -> GBX 253View Rating Details
2/9/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 275View Rating Details
12/21/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 270 -> GBX 285View Rating Details
2/10/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 260View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $16.07 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for QinetiQ Group plc (LON QQ)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/25/2017GBX 41.25%8/3/20178/3/20179/1/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ)
Insider Trades by Quarter for QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ)
Insider Trades by Quarter for QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/9/2017Steve WadeyInsiderBuy82GBX 244£200.08
9/21/2017Susan SearleInsiderBuy7,500GBX 224£16,800
9/11/2017Steve WadeyInsiderBuy88GBX 228£200.64
9/8/2017David SmithInsiderBuy8,936GBX 224£20,016.64
8/9/2017Steve WadeyInsiderBuy85GBX 235£199.75
7/26/2017David SmithInsiderBuy12,382GBX 240£29,716.80
7/24/2017Steve WadeyInsiderBuy15,000GBX 237£35,550
7/21/2017Michael HarperInsiderBuy5,000GBX 241£12,050
7/13/2017Steve WadeyInsiderBuy15,000GBX 262£39,300
7/10/2017Steve WadeyInsiderBuy76GBX 262£199.12
6/21/2017David SmithInsiderBuy17,416GBX 285£49,635.60
6/9/2017Steve WadeyInsiderBuy68GBX 295£200.60
5/9/2017Steve WadeyInsiderBuy65GBX 306£198.90
3/9/2017Steve WadeyInsiderBuy72GBX 279£200.88
2/9/2017Steve WadeyInsiderBuy73GBX 275£200.75
1/9/2017Steve WadeyInsiderBuy75GBX 264£198
12/9/2016Steve WadeyInsiderBuy81GBX 247£200.07
11/9/2016David MellorsInsiderBuy83GBX 242£200.86
10/10/2016David MellorsInsiderBuy85GBX 235£199.75
9/9/2016Wadey ,SteveInsiderBuy87GBX 231£200.97
9/2/2016Mellors,DavidInsiderBuy164GBX 234£383.76
8/9/2016Mellors,DavidInsiderBuy89GBX 222£197.58
7/29/2016Brubaker,LynnInsiderBuy12,000GBX 226£27,120
7/11/2016Wadey ,SteveInsiderBuy88GBX 229£201.52
6/28/2016Mellors,DavidInsiderSell74,143GBX 226£167,563.18
6/9/2016Mellors,DavidInsiderBuy62GBX 243£150.66
5/9/2016Mellors,DavidInsiderBuy65GBX 228£148.20
4/11/2016Mellors,DavidInsiderBuy66GBX 226£149.16
3/9/2016Wadey ,SteveInsiderBuy63GBX 237£149.31
2/10/2016Searle,SusanInsiderBuy7,500GBX 224£16,800
2/9/2016Wadey ,SteveInsiderBuy69GBX 217£149.73
1/11/2016Wadey ,SteveInsiderBuy59GBX 255£150.45
12/9/2015Mellors,DavidInsiderBuy56GBX 270£151.20
11/9/2015Wadey ,SteveInsiderBuy65GBX 229£148.85
10/12/2015Mellors,DavidInsiderBuy65GBX 231£150.15
9/10/2015Wadey ,SteveInsiderBuy65GBX 231£150.15
8/12/2015Wadey ,SteveInsiderBuy64GBX 235£150.40
7/13/2015Mellors,DavidInsiderBuy65GBX 227£147.55
6/30/2015Mellors,DavidInsiderSell117,173GBX 2.27£2,659.83
5/26/2015David MellorsInsiderSell52,848GBX 235.57£124,494.03
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ)
Latest Headlines for QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ)
Source:
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy QinetiQ Group plc (LSE:QQ) Could Be A Buy
finance.yahoo.com - October 15 at 6:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSteve Wadey Purchases 82 Shares of QinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 10 at 1:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 4 at 8:44 PM
rttnews.com logoQinetiQ Group Says Trading In Line With Expectations
www.rttnews.com - September 29 at 7:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Earns Hold Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 29 at 6:38 PM
nasdaq.com logoQinetiQ Group Says Trading In Line With Expectations - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 29 at 11:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSusan Searle Purchases 7,500 Shares of QinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 22 at 7:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: QinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Insider Acquires 88 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 10:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 4:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Insider Buys £20,016.64 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 8 at 7:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoQinetiQ North America Achieves Technology Breakthrough in Full-Duplex Acoustic Underwater Data Communications
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 10:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Rating Increased to Overweight at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 5:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 8:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ) Insider Purchases 85 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 1:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ) Insider Acquires £29,716.80 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 1:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ) Insider Buys 15,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 4:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJ P Morgan Chase & Co Cuts QinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Price Target to GBX 290
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 12:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQinetiQ Group plc (QQ) PT Lowered to GBX 253
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 10:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ) Insider Michael Harper Purchases 5,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 7:08 AM
rttnews.com logoQinetiQ Says Q1 Trading Environment Dynamic, Warns On Orders; Backs FY18 View
www.rttnews.com - July 19 at 6:09 AM
bizjournals.com logoCommercial Antennas - Global Market Outlook (2016-2022)
www.bizjournals.com - July 18 at 7:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSteve Wadey Buys 15,000 Shares of QinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 13 at 2:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ) Insider Buys £199.12 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 1:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQinetiQ Group plc (QQ) PT Lowered to GBX 295
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 12:42 AM
marketwatch.com logoQinetiQ hikes dividend by 5% as earnings rise
www.marketwatch.com - May 25 at 5:54 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBUZZ-QinetiQ: among top FTSE midcap gainers on results
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 15 at 5:10 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoHere’s why smart investors are ignoring these 2 growth stocks
uk.finance.yahoo.com - December 5 at 9:34 AM

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QinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Chart for Thursday, October, 19, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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