Are Analysts Bullish about BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) after last week?

July 18, 2017 - By wolcottdaily

 Are Analysts Bullish about BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) after last week?
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.01, from 0.9 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 69 investors sold BAE Systems plc shares while 508 reduced holdings. 137 funds opened positions while 378 raised stakes. 445.41 million shares or 0.76% more from 442.07 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Pinnacle Ltd invested 0.23% of its portfolio in BAE Systems plc (LON:BA). Blue Chip Prtn reported 0.5% of its portfolio in BAE Systems plc (LON:BA). Michigan-based Plante Moran Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.05% in BAE Systems plc (LON:BA). Strategic Finance Inc reported 20,345 shares or 0.61% of all its holdings. L & S Advsrs holds 0.06% or 1,582 shares. Synovus has 0.09% invested in BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) for 26,106 shares. Skba Capital Mngmt Ltd holds 2.92% or 159,650 shares in its portfolio. Fisher Asset Ltd Company owns 293,895 shares. 2,180 are held by Mairs & Pwr. Moreover, Signalpoint Asset Management Ltd Company has 0.11% invested in BAE Systems plc (LON:BA). Parkside Bankshares & Trust has invested 0.2% in BAE Systems plc (LON:BA). Adage Partners Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 0.27% invested in BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) for 636,611 shares. 65,560 are held by Stock Yards Bank &. Wealth Architects Limited Liability has invested 0.13% in BAE Systems plc (LON:BA). Tru Of Toledo Na Oh has 4,784 shares.

Since January 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 15 sales for $53.76 million activity. Deal Stanley A also sold $494,792 worth of BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) on Monday, May 1. Shares for $3.50 million were sold by Sands Diana L on Monday, January 30. LUTTIG J MICHAEL sold $17.02M worth of stock or 102,080 shares. Hyslop Gregory L sold $922,738 worth of stock. Shares for $2.84 million were sold by Allen Bertrand Marc on Tuesday, May 2. Conner Raymond L. had sold 10,673 shares worth $1.95M on Monday, May 1. KEATING TIMOTHY JOHN also sold $6.00M worth of BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) on Friday, May 5.

BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) Ratings Coverage

Among 24 analysts covering BAE Systems Plc (LON:BA), 19 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. BAE Systems Plc has GBX 763 highest and GBX 390 lowest target. GBX 615.86’s average target is -0.10% below currents GBX 616.5 stock price. BAE Systems Plc had 183 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, October 20 with “Underweight”. As per Wednesday, August 12, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Tuesday, December 15 by Raymond James. AlphaValue maintained BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) on Thursday, August 20 with “Buy” rating. As per Wednesday, June 29, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, January 30 by BNP Paribas. JP Morgan upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Monday, January 11 report. On Thursday, May 11 the stock rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, June 13 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 29 by Beaufort Securities. Below is a list of BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) latest ratings and price target changes.

18/07/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Underweight Maintain
11/07/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy New Target: GBX 720.00 Maintain
11/07/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Neutral New Target: GBX 610.00 Maintain
07/07/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 645.00 New Target: GBX 645.00 Maintain
05/07/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 660.00 New Target: GBX 630.00 Maintain
27/06/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 685.00 New Target: GBX 660.00 Maintain
23/06/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral New Target: GBX 685.00 DownGrade
15/06/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 645.00 New Target: GBX 645.00 Maintain
13/06/2017 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 697.00 New Target: GBX 763.00 Cuts
13/06/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 720.00 New Target: GBX 720.00 Maintain

About 2.21M shares traded. BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) has 0.00% since July 18, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

BAE Systems plc is a defense, aerospace and security company. The company has market cap of 19.63 billion GBP. The Firm operates through five divisions. It has a 21.51 P/E ratio. The Electronic Systems segment consists of the Company’s United States and United Kingdom electronics activities.

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