Charles Woodburn Purchases 25 Shares of BAE Systems plc (BA) Stock
BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) insider Charles Woodburn purchased 25 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 14th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 591 ($7.63) per share, with a total value of £147.75 ($190.82).
Charles Woodburn also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Monday, August 14th, Charles Woodburn purchased 26 shares of BAE Systems plc stock. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 581 ($7.50) per share, with a total value of £151.06 ($195.09).
Shares of BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) opened at 596.00 on Friday. BAE Systems plc has a 12 month low of GBX 516.48 and a 12 month high of GBX 682.34. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 594.82 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 629.48. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 18.95 billion.
The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 19th will be given a GBX 8.80 ($0.11) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 19th. This represents a yield of 1.51%.
Several brokerages have weighed in on BA. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their price target on BAE Systems plc from GBX 645 ($8.33) to GBX 670 ($8.65) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 31st. Barclays PLC reiterated an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 460 ($5.94) price target on shares of BAE Systems plc in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of BAE Systems plc in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. J P Morgan Chase & Co cut their price target on BAE Systems plc from GBX 660 ($8.52) to GBX 630 ($8.14) and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reiterated a “conviction-buy” rating and issued a GBX 750 ($9.69) price target on shares of BAE Systems plc in a report on Thursday, August 24th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 655.77 ($8.47).
About BAE Systems plc
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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