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BA. - BAE Systems Share Price

508p 3.6  0.7%

Last Trade - 4:56pm

Large Cap
Market Cap £16.28bn
Enterprise Value £20.28bn
Revenue £19.28bn
Position in Universe 82nd / 1819
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52w High -7.59%
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
16,787 17,790 17,224 16,821 18,305 19,277 21,442 22,214 +2.8%
+15.8 -9.9 +15.8 +6.7 +22.1 -11.6 +26.1 +7.69
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, BAESystems plc revenues increased 5% to £19.28B. Net incomedecreased 12% to £1.3B. Revenues reflect Air segmentincrease of 7% to £6.59B, Platform & Services(US) segmentincrease of 7% to £3.4B, Maritime segment increase of 4% to£3.2B, United States segment increase of 8% to £9.31B, Restof Europe segment increase of 7% to £1.24B, United Kingdomsegment increase of 2% to £3.75B.
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Profile Summary

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. The Platforms & Services (US) segment, with operations in the United States, United Kingdom and Sweden, produces combat vehicles, weapons and munitions. Air segment comprises the Company’s United Kingdom-based air activities for European and international markets, and United States programmes, and its businesses in Saudi Arabia and Australia, together with its interest in the MBDA Holdings SAS (MBDA) joint venture. Maritime segment comprises the Company’s United Kingdom-based maritime and land activities.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated December 31, 1979
Public Since February 11, 1981
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 89,600
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Upcoming Events for BA.
Wednesday 19th May, 2021
Q1 2021 BAE Systems PLC Trading Statement Release
Wednesday 19th May, 2021
Q1 2021 BAE Systems PLC Trading Statement Presentation
Thursday 29th July, 2021
Half Year 2021 BAE Systems PLC Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for BAE Systems
What is the BAE Systems share price?

As of 4:56pm, shares in BAE Systems are trading at 508p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £16.28bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the BAE Systems share price performed this year?

Shares in BAE Systems are currently trading at 508p and the price has moved by 2.83% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the BAE Systems price has moved by -16.16% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for BAE Systems?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for BAE Systems, there are there are currently 6 "buy" , 6 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for BAE Systems is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will BAE Systems next release its financial results?

BAE Systems is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the BAE Systems dividend yield?

The BAE Systems dividend yield is 4.7% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does BAE Systems pay a dividend?

Last year, BAE Systems paid a total dividend of 0.24, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 4.7%. Looking ahead, BAE Systems has not announced an ex-dividend date yet and the next dividend pay date is 2021-06-01.

When does BAE Systems next pay dividends?

BAE Systems has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date and the next dividend pay date is 2021-06-01. The historic dividend yield on BAE Systems shares is currently 4.7%.

How do I buy BAE Systems shares?

To buy shares in BAE Systems you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of BAE Systems?

Shares in BAE Systems are currently trading at 508p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £16.28bn.

Where are BAE Systems shares listed? Where are BAE Systems shares listed?

Here are the trading details for BAE Systems:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: BA.
What kind of share is BAE Systems?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, BAE Systems is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a BAE Systems share price forecast 2021?

Shares in BAE Systems are currently priced at 508p. At that level they are trading at 18.36% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 622.24.

Analysts covering BAE Systems currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.48416 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the BAE Systems share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like BAE Systems. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 1.8%. At the current price of 508p, shares in BAE Systems are trading at 1.83% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the BAE Systems PE Ratio?

The BAE Systems PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 13.14. The shares are currently trading at 508p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of BAE Systems?

BAE Systems's management team is headed by:

David Parkes - SEC
Roger Carr - NEC
Elizabeth Corley - NID
Charles Woodburn - CEO
Thomas Arseneault - EDR
Jane Griffiths - NID
Bradley Greve - FID
Philip Bramwell - GCN
Carolyn Fairbairn - NED
Shelly Stoneman - SVP
Nicholas Anderson - NID
Who are the major shareholders of BAE Systems?

Here are the top five shareholders of BAE Systems based on the size of their shareholding:

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 9.65% (311.6m shares)
Capital Research Global Investors Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.99% (160.9m shares)
Templeton Investment Counsel, L.L.C. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.91% (158.4m shares)
INVESCO Asset Management Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.9% (158.2m shares)
AXA Investment Managers UK Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.9% (158.2m shares)
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