BAE Systems (BA) Getting Somewhat Critical Press Coverage, Report Finds
News articles about BAE Systems (LON:BA) have trended somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BAE Systems earned a news sentiment score of -1.35 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave news coverage about the company an news buzz score of 7 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted BAE Systems’ analysis:
- Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates three major artillery gun systems in Deolali (punemirror.indiatimes.com)
- Extremely reliable and battle-proven: BAE Systems on M777 Howitzers (news.webindia123.com)
- Hundreds attend BAE Systems recruitment event (nwemail.co.uk)
- BAE Creates System to Share Civil Air Traffic Data With Military Pilots (govconwire.com)
- Boost to army as three artillery gun systems, including M777 Howitzers and K-9 Vajra inducted (newindianexpress.com)
BA stock traded down GBX 5 ($0.07) on Friday, hitting GBX 529.20 ($6.91). The company had a trading volume of 6,791,049 shares, compared to its average volume of 9,870,000. BAE Systems has a 12-month low of GBX 533.50 ($6.97) and a 12-month high of GBX 682.50 ($8.92).
In other news, insider Alan Garwood sold 10,350 shares of BAE Systems stock in a transaction on Friday, September 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 626 ($8.18), for a total transaction of £64,791 ($84,660.92). Insiders purchased 75 shares of company stock worth $45,282 in the last 90 days.
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BAE Systems Company Profile
BAE Systems plc operates as a defense, aerospace, and security company worldwide. Its Electronic Systems segment offers electronic warfare systems and electro-optical sensors, military and commercial digital engine and flight controls, precision guidance and seeker solutions, military communication systems and data links, persistent surveillance systems, and hybrid electric drive systems.
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