BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) insider Philip Bramwell acquired 25 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 14th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 613 ($7.98) per share, with a total value of £153.25 ($199.57).
BAE Systems plc (LON BA) traded down 0.26% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 582.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 6,238,158 shares. The company’s market cap is GBX 18.54 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 613.31 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 630.03. BAE Systems plc has a 12-month low of GBX 516.48 and a 12-month high of GBX 682.50.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 19th will be paid a GBX 8.80 ($0.11) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 19th. This represents a yield of 1.51%.
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Several equities research analysts have weighed in on BA shares. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 720 ($9.38) price objective on shares of BAE Systems plc in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 645 ($8.40) price objective on shares of BAE Systems plc in a report on Friday, July 7th. Beaufort Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) increased their target price on BAE Systems plc from GBX 697 ($9.08) to GBX 763 ($9.94) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Finally, UBS AG reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 730 ($9.51) target price on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research report on Wednesday, May 24th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 654.85 ($8.53).
BAE Systems plc Company Profile
BAE Systems plc is a defense, aerospace and security company. The Company operates through five segments. The Electronic Systems segment consists of the Company’s United States and United Kingdom-based electronics activities. The Cyber & Intelligence segment consists of its United States-based Intelligence & Security business and United Kingdom-based Applied Intelligence business, and covers the Company’s cyber, secure government, and commercial and financial security activities.
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