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BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Westhouse Securities in a note issued to investors on Friday. They currently have a GBX 360 ($6.04) target price on the stock. Westhouse Securities’ price objective indicates a potential downside of 17.62% from the company’s current price.

Shares of BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) remained flat at GBX 437.00 during during mid-day trading trading on Friday. 6,161,680 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. BAE Systems plc has a 52 week low of GBX 374.10 and a 52 week high of GBX 471.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 196.9 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 246.7. The company’s market cap is £13.875 billion.

BA has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at RBC Capital reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Friday, August 8th. They now have a GBX 490 ($8.22) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Berenberg Bank reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Monday, August 4th. They now have a GBX 445 ($7.47) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Kepler Capital Markets reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a GBX 440 ($7.38) price target on the stock. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 432.55 ($7.26).

BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) is a global defence, aerospace and security company.

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