BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) insider Charles Woodburn purchased 28 shares of BAE Systems plc stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 14th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 538 ($6.56) per share, with a total value of £150.64 ($183.60).
Charles Woodburn also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Thursday, September 22nd, Charles Woodburn acquired 26,498 shares of BAE Systems plc stock. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 536 ($6.53) per share, with a total value of £142,029.28 ($173,100.89).
Shares of BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) opened at 546.00 on Wednesday. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 539.61 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 514.81. BAE Systems plc has a 12-month low of GBX 433.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 557.53. The stock’s market cap is GBX 17.30 billion.
A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their price objective on BAE Systems plc from GBX 625 ($7.62) to GBX 655 ($7.98) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, October 10th. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Friday, October 7th. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Monday, October 3rd. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 430 ($5.24) price target on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Wednesday, September 21st. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 600 ($7.31) price target on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Friday, September 16th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, ten have given a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company. BAE Systems plc currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 558.56 ($6.81).
BAE Systems plc Company Profile
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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