BAE Systems (LON:BA) Receives “Buy” Rating from Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft

BAE Systems (LON:BAGet Rating)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by stock analysts at Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft in a research report issued on Friday, Marketbeat.com reports. They presently have a GBX 860 ($10.74) price target on the stock. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 13.16% from the stock’s current price.

A number of other brokerages have also commented on BA. Citigroup reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of BAE Systems in a research report on Monday, April 4th. Berenberg Bank reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 850 ($10.62) price target on shares of BAE Systems in a report on Thursday. Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of BAE Systems in a report on Wednesday, March 9th. Barclays reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 900 ($11.24) price target on shares of BAE Systems in a report on Friday, March 25th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised BAE Systems to a “neutral” rating and boosted their price target for the company from GBX 555 ($6.93) to GBX 630 ($7.87) in a report on Friday, February 25th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 786.33 ($9.82).

Shares of LON BA opened at GBX 760 ($9.49) on Friday. The business’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 735.12 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 628.36. The firm has a market cap of £23.99 billion and a P/E ratio of 13.89. BAE Systems has a 52 week low of GBX 495.70 ($6.19) and a 52 week high of GBX 782.40 ($9.77). The company has a quick ratio of 0.85, a current ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 85.02.

In other news, insider Charles Woodburn sold 25,216 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 734 ($9.17), for a total transaction of £185,085.44 ($231,212.29). Over the last ninety days, insiders have bought 64 shares of company stock valued at $44,688.

BAE Systems Company Profile (Get Rating)

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.

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