BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) announced a dividend on Thursday, July 30th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, October 22nd will be paid a dividend of GBX 9.40 ($0.12) per share on Monday, November 30th. This represents a yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 22nd. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
The company has a current ratio of 1.01, a quick ratio of 0.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 87.37. BAE Systems has a fifty-two week low of GBX 4.80 ($0.06) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 672.80 ($8.28). The business has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 494.16 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 545.12. The company has a market capitalization of $15.34 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.34.
BA has been the subject of several research reports. Berenberg Bank reduced their price target on shares of BAE Systems from GBX 600 ($7.38) to GBX 590 ($7.26) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 1st. Deutsche Bank reduced their price objective on shares of BAE Systems from GBX 695 ($8.55) to GBX 675 ($8.31) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, July 2nd. Credit Suisse Group decreased their target price on shares of BAE Systems from GBX 690 ($8.49) to GBX 645 ($7.94) and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, June 29th. Societe Generale raised shares of BAE Systems to a “buy” rating and dropped their price target for the company from GBX 705 ($8.68) to GBX 550 ($6.77) in a research report on Friday, April 24th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of BAE Systems in a research note on Wednesday, July 1st. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 636.25 ($7.83).
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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