Charles Woodburn Acquires 25 Shares of BAE Systems plc (BA) Stock
BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) insider Charles Woodburn bought 25 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 14th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 591 ($7.63) per share, with a total value of £147.75 ($190.82).
Charles Woodburn also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Monday, August 14th, Charles Woodburn bought 26 shares of BAE Systems plc stock. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 581 ($7.50) per share, with a total value of £151.06 ($195.09).
Shares of BAE Systems plc (BA) traded up 0.34% on Friday, hitting GBX 598.00. 5,646,779 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 595.00 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 629.72. The company’s market cap is GBX 19.01 billion. BAE Systems plc has a 12 month low of GBX 516.48 and a 12 month high of GBX 682.50.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 19th will be given a dividend of GBX 8.80 ($0.11) per share. This represents a yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 19th.
BA has been the subject of a number of research reports. Jefferies Group LLC upped their target price on shares of BAE Systems plc from GBX 600 ($7.75) to GBX 615 ($7.94) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, May 19th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 645 ($8.33) target price on shares of BAE Systems plc in a report on Thursday, June 15th. J P Morgan Chase & Co dropped their target price on shares of BAE Systems plc from GBX 630 ($8.14) to GBX 610 ($7.88) and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Friday, August 4th. UBS AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 730 ($9.43) target price on shares of BAE Systems plc in a report on Wednesday, May 24th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 610 ($7.88) target price on shares of BAE Systems plc in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. BAE Systems plc has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 655.77 ($8.47).
BAE Systems plc Company Profile
BAE Systems plc is a defense, aerospace and security company. The Company operates through five segments. The Electronic Systems segment consists of the Company’s United States and United Kingdom-based electronics activities. The Cyber & Intelligence segment consists of its United States-based Intelligence & Security business and United Kingdom-based Applied Intelligence business, and covers the Company’s cyber, secure government, and commercial and financial security activities.
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