IndustrialsAerospace & Defense
  • Price (GBX)476.40
  • Today's Change1.90 / 0.40%
  • Shares traded3.74m
  • 1 Year change-5.59%
  • Beta0.7832
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About the company

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. The Platforms & Services (US) segment, with operations in the United States, United Kingdom and Sweden, produces combat vehicles, weapons and munitions. Air segment comprises the Company’s United Kingdom-based air activities for European and international markets, and United States programmes, and its businesses in Saudi Arabia and Australia, together with its interest in the MBDA Holdings SAS (MBDA) joint venture. Maritime segment comprises the Company’s United Kingdom-based maritime and land activities.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)18.31bn
  • Net income in GBP1.48bn
  • Incorporated1979
  • Employees87.80k
  • Location
    BAE Systems PLCStirling Square, 6 Carlton GardensLONDON SW1Y 5ADUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 125 238 3857
  • Fax+44 125 238 3991
  • Websitehttps://www.baesystems.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
BA.:LSE since
Prismatic LtdAnnounced10 Sep 201910 Sep 2019Announced-15.11%--
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Peer analysis

Key Information
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AECC Aviation Power Co Ltd2.87bn131.23m8.20bn35.22k62.472.52--2.860.51540.515411.2512.790.42971.122.75719,011.602.032.004.765.0616.3918.054.724.390.651815.830.19329.719.13-
Heico Corp1.62bn288.48m8.98bn5.90k35.806.8823.755.542.652.6514.9013.790.65882.886.88347,165.1012.6210.5215.0412.9939.0238.2319.1514.782.6024.470.26196.3715.6312.6732.6822.0112.0117.91
BAE Systems plc18.31bn1.48bn15.26bn87.80k10.292.817.120.83360.46120.46125.721.690.7267--3.44208,485.206.084.599.657.13--62.628.376.030.920716.740.46368.578.823.4848.3414.817.862.51
TransDigm Group Incorporated4.71bn574.54m18.03bn18.30k32.99--22.363.8312.7614.82104.55-77.890.34511.935.29324,697.405.806.306.446.8555.1155.9816.8218.022.352.361.2956.5737.0517.09-4.0432.2124.37--
Data as of Jul 13 2020. Currency figures normalised to BAE Systems PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

32.36%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Invesco Asset Management Ltd.as of 31 Dec 2019157.33m4.89%
Barclays Bank Plc (Private Banking)as of 31 Dec 2019127.57m3.97%
Veritas Asset Management LLPas of 01 Jul 2020125.02m3.89%
Templeton Investment Counsel LLCas of 31 Dec 2019123.74m3.85%
Silchester International Investors LLPas of 31 Dec 201996.48m3.00%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 01 Jul 202094.69m2.95%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 03 Feb 202086.73m2.70%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 01 Jul 202082.94m2.58%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd.as of 01 Jul 202076.56m2.38%
Newton Investment Management Ltd.as of 01 Jul 202069.18m2.15%
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