BAE Systems (LON:BA) Stock Price Up 1.2%

BAE Systems plc (LON:BAGet Free Report)’s stock price was up 1.2% during trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as GBX 1,210.31 ($15.29) and last traded at GBX 1,209.50 ($15.28). Approximately 3,732,482 shares were traded during mid-day trading, The stock had previously closed at GBX 1,195 ($15.09).

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of equities analysts recently commented on BA shares. Berenberg Bank raised their price objective on shares of BAE Systems from GBX 1,170 ($14.78) to GBX 1,220 ($15.41) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 19th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of BAE Systems in a research note on Friday, November 17th. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of BAE Systems in a research note on Monday, November 13th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Based on data from, the company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 1,114.33 ($14.07).

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BAE Systems Stock Up 1.2 %

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 61.08, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a current ratio of 1.07. The business’s 50 day simple moving average is GBX 1,128.98 and its 200-day simple moving average is GBX 1,067.46. The company has a market cap of £37.09 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,950.81, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.87 and a beta of 0.33.

Insider Activity

In other news, insider Angus Cockburn purchased 2,000 shares of BAE Systems stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 12th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,047 ($13.22) per share, for a total transaction of £20,940 ($26,446.07). 0.37% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

BAE Systems Company Profile

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BAE Systems plc provides defense, aerospace, and security solutions worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Electronic Systems, Cyber & Intelligence, Platforms & Services (US), Air, and Maritime. The Electronic Systems segment offers electronic warfare systems, navigation systems, 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, space electronics, and electric drive propulsion systems.

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