• Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,335
  • Forecasted Upside: -3.68%
  • Number of Analysts: 7
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 6 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
GBX 1,386
▼ -11 (-0.79%)

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Analyst Price Target for BA

Analyst Price Target is GBX 1,335
▼ -3.68% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 7 analysts offering 12 month price targets for BAE Systems in the last 3 months. The average price target is GBX 1,335, with a high forecast of GBX 1,450 and a low forecast of GBX 1,100. The average price target represents a -3.68% upside from the last price of GBX 1,386.

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Current Consensus is Moderate Buy

The current consensus among 7 polled investment analysts is to moderate buy stock in BAE Systems. This Moderate Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
12/5/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
3/5/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
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6/3/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
9/1/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
11/30/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
2/28/2024
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
4/28/2024
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
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5/28/2024

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/12/2024Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuyGBX 1,290 ➝ GBX 1,440
3/12/2024BarclaysBoost TargetOverweightGBX 1,250 ➝ GBX 1,450
3/8/2024CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutralGBX 1,400
2/22/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweightGBX 1,300 ➝ GBX 1,400
2/21/2024Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
2/21/2024Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,220
12/19/2023Berenberg BankBoost TargetBuyGBX 1,170 ➝ GBX 1,220
11/17/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
11/13/2023Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
11/13/2023Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,170
9/29/2023Berenberg BankUpgradeBuyGBX 1,050 ➝ GBX 1,170
9/7/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,150
8/2/2023Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuy
7/11/2023CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy
7/11/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,100
6/27/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
6/27/2023Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,100
6/16/2023Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,060
6/16/2023Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,000
5/4/2023Shore CapitalReiterated RatingNot Rated
4/28/2023Berenberg BankBoost TargetHoldGBX 950 ➝ GBX 1,000
3/14/2023Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,050
3/1/2023CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,146
3/1/2023BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,020
2/28/2023Berenberg BankDowngradeHoldGBX 900 ➝ GBX 950
2/23/2023Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 900
1/17/2023BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,020
11/30/2022Bank Of America (Bofa)Set TargetGBX 900
11/28/2022CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,038
11/15/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 900
10/20/2022BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,020
10/19/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 970
10/10/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweightGBX 965 ➝ GBX 1,000
8/5/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuyGBX 860 ➝ GBX 970
8/4/2022BarclaysBoost TargetOverweightGBX 900 ➝ GBX 1,020
8/3/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeOverweightGBX 870 ➝ GBX 965
8/2/2022Berenberg BankBoost TargetBuyGBX 850 ➝ GBX 900
7/15/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutralGBX 850 ➝ GBX 870
6/30/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 850
6/28/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 860
5/20/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 850
5/16/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 850
5/11/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight
5/10/2022BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 900
5/9/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutralGBX 830 ➝ GBX 850
5/6/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 860
5/5/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 850
4/12/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuyGBX 670 ➝ GBX 860
4/4/2022CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy
3/25/2022BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 900
3/22/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 850
3/9/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight
3/3/2022CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 878
2/28/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 600
2/25/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 670
2/25/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutralGBX 555 ➝ GBX 630
2/16/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 600
2/9/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
2/9/2022BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 644
2/3/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 670
1/28/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight
1/25/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 670
1/25/2022CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 730
1/20/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 555
1/12/2022BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 644
12/17/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 670
12/14/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeUnderweightGBX 645 ➝ GBX 555
12/8/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 600
11/24/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 645
11/9/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 670
10/15/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 670
10/14/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 600
5/20/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 670
5/19/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 600
5/19/2021Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 600
3/17/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 600
3/4/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 644
2/10/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuyGBX 685 ➝ GBX 660
11/23/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuyGBX 675 ➝ GBX 685
11/23/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweightGBX 625 ➝ GBX 630
11/12/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 675
11/2/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweightGBX 670 ➝ GBX 615
8/3/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
7/31/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 590
7/31/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweightGBX 765 ➝ GBX 750
7/31/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
7/27/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
7/8/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
7/3/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutralGBX 560 ➝ GBX 514
7/2/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuyGBX 695 ➝ GBX 675
7/1/2020Berenberg BankLower TargetBuyGBX 600 ➝ GBX 590
7/1/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
6/29/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperformGBX 690 ➝ GBX 645
6/26/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
6/26/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold
6/18/2020CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy
6/12/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutralGBX 611 ➝ GBX 560
6/12/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
6/11/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 625
6/8/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperformGBX 710 ➝ GBX 690
6/3/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
5/18/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 700 ➝ GBX 511
5/15/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 760
5/5/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
5/1/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuyGBX 730 ➝ GBX 695
4/29/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweightGBX 775 ➝ GBX 765
4/28/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeOverweightGBX 685 ➝ GBX 625
4/24/2020Societe GeneraleUpgradeBuyGBX 705 ➝ GBX 550
4/22/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutralGBX 759 ➝ GBX 607
4/6/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
4/3/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight
3/31/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
3/27/2020Berenberg BankLower TargetBuyGBX 750 ➝ GBX 600
3/5/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
2/24/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 576 ➝ GBX 700
2/21/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperformGBX 620 ➝ GBX 710
2/21/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual weightGBX 660 ➝ GBX 685
2/21/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweightGBX 730 ➝ GBX 775
2/21/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
2/17/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
2/7/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuyGBX 685 ➝ GBX 730
2/6/2020Societe GeneraleBoost TargetHoldGBX 593 ➝ GBX 705
1/28/2020BarclaysUpgradeOverweightGBX 550 ➝ GBX 760
1/24/2020Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual weight
1/23/2020BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutralGBX 615 ➝ GBX 670
1/23/2020Berenberg BankBoost TargetBuyGBX 655 ➝ GBX 750
1/21/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold
1/21/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
1/17/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutralGBX 613 ➝ GBX 627
1/16/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeOverweightGBX 700 ➝ GBX 715
1/7/2020CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 685 ➝ GBX 670
1/7/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeOverweightGBX 600 ➝ GBX 700
12/23/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutralGBX 585 ➝ GBX 600
12/17/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutralGBX 605 ➝ GBX 613
12/13/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold
12/10/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 530 ➝ GBX 576
11/13/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 550
11/13/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperformGBX 610 ➝ GBX 620
11/8/2019DZ BankBoost TargetBuyGBX 630 ➝ GBX 660
11/8/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
9/12/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
9/9/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 550
8/12/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuyGBX 690 ➝ GBX 685
8/5/2019Berenberg BankBoost TargetBuyGBX 560 ➝ GBX 655
7/31/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy
7/29/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 505 ➝ GBX 530
7/18/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual weight
7/17/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 530
7/15/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyGBX 690
6/27/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 600
6/20/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral
(Data available from 5/28/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.53 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 14 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
10/31/2023
  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 26 positive mentions
  • 6 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
11/30/2023
  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 22 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 7 very negative mentions
12/30/2023
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 35 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
1/29/2024
  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 32 positive mentions
  • 7 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
2/28/2024
  • 11 very positive mentions
  • 23 positive mentions
  • 6 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
3/29/2024
  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 27 positive mentions
  • 6 negative mentions
  • 3 very negative mentions
4/28/2024
  • 9 very positive mentions
  • 17 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
5/28/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 9 very positive mentions
  • 17 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
BAE Systems logo
BAE Systems plc provides defense, aerospace, and security solutions worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Electronic Systems, Platforms & Services, Air, Maritime, and Cyber & Intelligence. 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 capabilities, 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 protect nations, businesses, and citizens. The Platforms & Services segment manufactures, and upgrades combat vehicles, weapons, and munitions, as well as provides naval ship repair services and the management of government-owned ammunition plants. The Air segment develops future combat air systems and falconworks. The Maritime segment provides maritime and land activities, including submarine, ship build, and support programmes. BAE Systems plc was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Camberley, the United Kingdom.
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Today's Range

Now: GBX 1,386
Low: 1,378
High: 1,396.50

50 Day Range

MA: GBX 1,343.30
Low: 1,275.50
High: 1,397

52 Week Range

Now: GBX 1,386

Volume

3,478,067 shs

Average Volume

N/A

Market Capitalization

£42.00 billion

P/E Ratio

2,310.00

Dividend Yield

2.16%

Beta

0.36

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of BAE Systems?

The following equities research analysts have issued research reports on BAE Systems in the last year: Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, Citigroup Inc., Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Shore Capital.
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What is the current price target for BAE Systems?

6 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for BAE Systems in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 1,335, suggesting a possible downside of 3.7%. Barclays PLC has the highest price target set, predicting BA will reach GBX 1,450 in the next twelve months. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of GBX 1,100 for BAE Systems in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for BAE Systems?

BAE Systems currently has 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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How do I contact BAE Systems' investor relations team?

BAE Systems' physical mailing address is 100 N Riverside Plz, Chicago, Illinois 60606-1596. The company's listed phone number is 44 12 5237 3232. The official website for BAE Systems is www.baesystems.com. Learn More about contacing BAE Systems investor relations.