BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) insider Charles Woodburn bought 26,498 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 22nd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 536 ($7.00) per share, with a total value of £142,029.28 ($185,392.61).
BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) opened at 520.00 on Wednesday. BAE Systems plc has a 12 month low of GBX 433.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 557.53. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 535.84 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 511.28. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 16.47 billion.
BA has been the subject of several analyst reports. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reissued a “conviction-buy” rating and issued a GBX 671 ($8.76) target price on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Sunday, September 11th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 625 ($8.16) target price on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Wednesday, September 14th. Barclays PLC reissued an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 430 ($5.61) target price on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Wednesday, September 21st. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 600 ($7.83) price objective on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Friday, September 16th. Finally, Berenberg Bank raised shares of BAE Systems plc to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the company from GBX 520 ($6.79) to GBX 580 ($7.57) in a research note on Friday, August 26th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, ten have given a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 551.88 ($7.20).
About BAE Systems plc
BAE Systems plc is a defense, aerospace and security company. Its segments include Electronic Systems, which consist of the Company’s United States and United Kingdom-based electronics activities; Cyber & Intelligence, which consists of its United States-based Intelligence & Security business and the United Kingdom-headquartered applied intelligence business; Platforms & Services (US), which produces combat vehicles, weapons and munitions; Platforms & Services (UK), which consist of its United Kingdom-based air, maritime, combat vehicle, munitions and shared services activities; Platforms & Services (International), which consist of the Company’s businesses in Saudi Arabia, Australia and Oman, together with its interest in the MBDA joint venture, and HQ, which comprises the Company’s head office activities, together with approximately 49% interest in Air Astana.
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