BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) insider Ian King sold 11,396 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 639 ($8.08), for a total value of £72,820.44 ($92,119.47).
Ian King also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Wednesday, June 14th, Ian King acquired 19 shares of BAE Systems plc stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 660 ($8.35) per share, for a total transaction of £125.40 ($158.63).
- On Thursday, February 23rd, Ian King sold 256,279 shares of BAE Systems plc stock. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 611 ($7.73), for a total value of £1,565,864.69 ($1,980,853.50).
BAE Systems plc (BA) traded up 2.44% during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 673.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 14,085,421 shares. BAE Systems plc has a 52 week low of GBX 464.80 and a 52 week high of GBX 678.50. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 21.37 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 652.00 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 624.48.
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Several research firms have recently weighed in on BA. BNP Paribas reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 640 ($8.10) price objective on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Friday, February 24th. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 600 ($7.59) price objective on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Friday, March 17th. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 720 ($9.11) price objective on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Thursday, March 30th. Finally, Societe Generale reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 690 ($8.73) price objective on shares of BAE Systems plc in a research note on Friday, February 24th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. BAE Systems plc has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 658.91 ($8.34).
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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