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IndustrialsAerospace & Defense
  • Price (GBX)596.50
  • Today's Change-3.50 / -0.58%
  • Shares traded7.47m
  • 1 Year change10.16%
  • Beta0.7611
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Consensus recommendation

As of Oct 14, 2017, the consensus forecast amongst 20 polled investment analysts covering BAE Systems plc advises that the company will outperform the market. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts improved on Oct 16, 2015. The previous consensus forecast advised investors to hold their position in BAE Systems plc.
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Buy5
Outperform6
Hold7
Underperform2
Sell0

Share price forecast

The 18 analysts offering 12 month price targets for BAE Systems plc have a median target of 662.50, with a high estimate of 800.00 and a low estimate of 460.00. The median estimate represents a 10.42% increase from the last price of 600.00.
High33.3%800.00
Med10.4%662.50
Low-23.3%460.00

Dividends

In 2016, BAE Systems PLC reported a dividend of 0.21 GBP, which represents a 1.91% increase over last year. The 20 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 0.22 GBP for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 2.82%.
Div growth (TTM)1.91%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Aug 02, 2017, BAE Systems plc reported semi annual 2017 earnings of 0.197 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 5 analysts following the company and exceeded last year's results for the same period by 13.87%.
Average growth rate+7.24%
BAE Systems plc reported annual 2016 earnings of 0.401 per share on Feb 23, 2017.
The next earnings announcement from BAE Systems plc is expected the week of Feb 22, 2018.
Average growth rate+0.92%
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Revenue history & estimates

BAE Systems plc reported semi annual 2017 revenues of 9.57bn. This bettered the 9.02bn consensus of the 6 analysts covering the company. This was 9.77% above the prior year's period results.
Average growth rate+5.71%
BAE Systems plc had revenues for the full year 2016 of 19.02bn. This was 6.23% above the prior year's results.
Average growth rate+1.83%
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