BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by stock analysts at Kepler Capital Markets in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, July 25th. They currently have a GBX 700 ($9.23) price objective on the stock. Kepler Capital Markets’ target price indicates a potential upside of 18.74% from the company’s current price.
Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 630 ($8.31) price objective on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Barclays PLC restated an “underweight” rating on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Credit Suisse Group restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 610 ($8.05) price objective on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. Citigroup Inc. restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 720 ($9.50) price objective on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 645 ($8.51) price objective on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Friday, July 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 654.85 ($8.64).
BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) opened at 589.00 on Tuesday. BAE Systems plc has a 52-week low of GBX 515.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 682.50. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 18.72 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 629.40 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 631.45.
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In other news, insider Peter Lynas sold 6,399 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 652 ($8.60), for a total transaction of £41,721.48 ($55,034.27). Also, insider Ian King sold 11,396 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 639 ($8.43), for a total value of £72,820.44 ($96,056.51). Over the last ninety days, insiders have acquired 68 shares of company stock valued at $43,177 and have sold 31,726 shares valued at $20,439,687.
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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