BAE Systems plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals

6.000 (1.083%)
52 week
395.9 - 1957.5

Last traded: Last Friday at 3:36 PM

BAE Systems plc provides defense, aerospace, and security solutions worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Electronic Systems, Cyber & Intelligence, Platforms & Services (US), Air, and Maritime. The Electronic Systems segment offers electronic warfare systems, navigation systems, 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, space electronics, and electric drive propulsion systems. The Cyber & Intelligence segment provides solutions to modernize, maintain, and test cyber-harden aircraft, radars, missile systems, and mission applications that detect and deter threats to national security; systems engineering, integration, and sustainment services for C5ISR systems and enterprise IT networks; and solutions and services to enhance the collection, analysis, and processing of data across the US civilian and military intelligence communities. It also offers data intelligence solutions to defend against national-scale threats, protect their networks, and data against attacks; security and intelligence solutions to the United Kingdom government and allied international governments; anti-fraud and regulatory compliance solutions; and enterprise-level data and digital services. The Platforms & Services (US) segment manufactures combat vehicles, weapons, and munitions, as well as provides ship repair services and the management of government-owned munitions facilities. The Air segment develops, manufactures, upgrades, and supports combat and jet trainer aircraft. The Maritime segment designs, manufactures, and supports surface ships, submarines, torpedoes, radars, and command and combat systems; and supplies naval gun systems. It also supplies naval weapon systems, missile launchers, and precision munitions. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Farnborough, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorAerospace & Defense / Industrials
Full time employees90000
Mailing addressWarwick House PO Box 87 Aerospace Centre Farnborough GU14 6YU United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 12 5237 3232 /


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BAE Systems plc paid £0.24 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 21 Oct 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 68.18%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.BA dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

BA's forward dividend amount is £0.24 and the forward dividend yield is 4.32%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Sep 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on BAE Systems plc.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Dr. Charles WoodburnGroup CEO & Exec. Director482.93M
Mr. Bradley GreveGroup Fin. Director & Exec. Director521.23M
Mr. Thomas ArseneaultExec. Director561.55M
Mr. Ben HudsonChief Technology Officer
Martin CooperInvestor Relations Director
Mr. Philip BramwellGroup Gen. Counsel63
Mr. Mark PhillipsGroup Communications Director
Neils PetersenChief of Staff and Exec. VP of Marketing Operations
Ms. Karin HoeingGroup HR Director
Mr. Rolf RueRegional Managing Director of New Strategic Markets

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of BAE Systems plc is 17.96B and its enterprise value is 21.77B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of BA is 1.12.

The BA's stocks Beta value is 1.01 making it 1% more volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

BAE Systems plc (LSE:BA) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is BAE Systems plc's Stock Symbol?

BAE Systems plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "BA".

2. What is BAE Systems plc's stock price today?

One share of BA stock can currently be purchased for approximately £560.2.

3. How can I contact BAE Systems plc?

BAE Systems plc's mailing address is Warwick House PO Box 87 Aerospace Centre Farnborough GU14 6YU United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 12 5237 3232.

4. What is BAE Systems plc's official website?

The official website of BAE Systems plc is