BAE Systems (BA) Receives Media Impact Score of 2.00

News headlines about BAE Systems (LON:BA) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. BAE Systems earned a daily sentiment score of 2.00 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave media coverage about the company an news buzz score of 1 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected BAE Systems’ ranking:

BA has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Credit Suisse Group raised shares of BAE Systems to an “outperform” rating and increased their target price for the stock from GBX 630 ($8.23) to GBX 640 ($8.36) in a research note on Friday, November 2nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of BAE Systems to a “neutral” rating and cut their target price for the stock from GBX 695 ($9.08) to GBX 625 ($8.17) in a research note on Friday, November 23rd. Deutsche Bank cut their target price on shares of BAE Systems from GBX 720 ($9.41) to GBX 690 ($9.02) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, December 4th. UBS Group lowered shares of BAE Systems to a “neutral” rating and cut their target price for the stock from GBX 720 ($9.41) to GBX 505 ($6.60) in a research note on Thursday, December 6th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group cut their target price on shares of BAE Systems from GBX 791 ($10.34) to GBX 635 ($8.30) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, December 19th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 633.77 ($8.28).



BAE Systems stock opened at GBX 518.40 ($6.77) on Friday. BAE Systems has a 1-year low of GBX 533.50 ($6.97) and a 1-year high of GBX 682.50 ($8.92).

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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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