BAE Systems plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals

1.000 (0.117%)
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Last traded: Yesterday at 6:00 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 critical weapons systems, C5ISR, and cyber security; and solutions and services to intelligence and federal/civilian agencies. 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 based in Farnborough, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / Sector Aerospace & Defense / Industrials
Full time employees 91400
Mailing address Warwick House Farnborough Aerospace Centre PO Box 87 Farnborough GU14 6YU United Kingdom
Phone / Fax 44 12 5237 3232 /


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BAE Systems plc paid £0.26 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 20 Oct 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 58.37%. 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 £0.26 and the forward dividend yield is 2.99%. 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 Feb 2023, following are the company executives and directors listed on BAE Systems plc.

Name Title Age Total Pay
Dr. Charles Woodburn Group CEO & Exec. Director 50 3.74M
Mr. Bradley Greve Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director 54 1.66M
Mr. Thomas Arseneault Exec. Director 59 2.42M
Mr. Julian Cracknell Chief Technology & Information Officer
Martin Cooper Investor Relations Director
Mr. Ed Gelsthorpe Group Gen. Counsel
Ms. Caitlin Hayden Group Communications Director
Neils Petersen Chief of Staff and Exec. VP of Marketing Operations
Ms. Tania Gandamihardja Group HR Director
Mr. Rolf Rue Regional 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 and its enterprise value is .

The BA's stocks Beta value is 0.58 making it 42% less 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 £856.8.

3. How can I contact BAE Systems plc?

BAE Systems plc's mailing address is Warwick House Farnborough Aerospace Centre PO Box 87 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