BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) announced a dividend on Wednesday, July 31st, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 17th will be given a dividend of GBX 9.40 ($0.12) per share on Monday, December 2nd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.7%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 17th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
LON BA opened at GBX 552.40 ($7.22) on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 0.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 76.88. BAE Systems has a 1-year low of GBX 439.40 ($5.74) and a 1-year high of GBX 658.80 ($8.61). The company has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 502.82. The firm has a market capitalization of $17.73 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.71.
A number of research firms have recently weighed in on BA. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of SUZUKI MTR CORP/ADR in a research report on Wednesday, July 17th. UBS Group set a €36.00 ($41.86) price target on shares of Siemens Healthineers and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday. Deutsche Bank set a €116.00 ($134.88) price target on shares of Siemens and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,206 ($15.76) price objective on shares of in a research report on Thursday, June 27th. Finally, Barclays set a €81.00 ($94.19) price objective on shares of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 18th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. BAE Systems currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 608 ($7.94).
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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