A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of BAE Systems plc (LON: BA) recently:

  • 8/4/2017 – BAE Systems plc had its price target lowered by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 630 ($8.20) to GBX 610 ($7.94). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 8/4/2017 – BAE Systems plc had its “underweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a GBX 460 ($5.99) price target on the stock.
  • 8/3/2017 – BAE Systems plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Beaufort Securities.
  • 7/25/2017 – BAE Systems plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Kepler Capital Markets. They now have a GBX 700 ($9.12) price target on the stock.
  • 7/24/2017 – BAE Systems plc had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They now have a GBX 630 ($8.20) price target on the stock.
  • 7/18/2017 – BAE Systems plc had its “underweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC.
  • 7/11/2017 – BAE Systems plc had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. They now have a GBX 610 ($7.94) price target on the stock.
  • 7/11/2017 – BAE Systems plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. They now have a GBX 720 ($9.38) price target on the stock.
  • 7/7/2017 – BAE Systems plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 645 ($8.40) price target on the stock.
  • 7/5/2017 – BAE Systems plc had its price target lowered by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 660 ($8.59) to GBX 630 ($8.20). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 6/23/2017 – BAE Systems plc had its price target lowered by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 685 ($8.92) to GBX 660 ($8.59). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 6/15/2017 – BAE Systems plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 645 ($8.40) price target on the stock.
  • 6/13/2017 – BAE Systems plc had its price target raised by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) from GBX 697 ($9.08) to GBX 763 ($9.94). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 6/13/2017 – BAE Systems plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. They now have a GBX 720 ($9.38) price target on the stock.

Shares of BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) opened at 581.50 on Friday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 18.49 billion. BAE Systems plc has a 12 month low of GBX 516.48 and a 12 month high of GBX 682.34. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 615.86 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 630.36.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 19th will be issued a GBX 8.80 ($0.11) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 19th.

In other news, insider Peter Lynas sold 6,399 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 652 ($8.49), for a total transaction of £41,721.48 ($54,331.92). Also, insider Roger Carr bought 33,869 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 3rd. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 591 ($7.70) per share, with a total value of £200,165.79 ($260,666.48). Over the last three months, insiders purchased 33,937 shares of company stock valued at $20,059,756.

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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