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Current Price:  
477.30p
on 29-04-2016 at 17:02:13
Change:   6.70p fall 1.38 %
Buy:   478.00p
Sell:   477.20p
   

BAE Systems is a multinational defence, aerospace and electronic research company. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 share price index. The company can trace its history back to British Aerospace which was created in the 1970s as a result of the nationalisation and merger of British Aircraft Corporation, Scottish Aviation and Hawker Siddeley.

By the mid-1980s this company had been transformed into a plc, and the UK government had divested its shares. In this decade British Aerospace acquired Royal Ordnance and Heckler & Koch defence companies as well as car manufacturer the Rover Group. After further acquisitions and diversification (including Hutchinson Telecom, operators of the Orange mobile phone brand) the company began divesting its non-defence interests in the 1990s selling off the Rover Group, its corporate jets business and reducing its shareholding in Hutchinson Telecom. In 1999 the company merged with Marconi Electronic Systems creating BAE Systems. Marconi itself had a long and distinguished history in telecommunications and defence. This was the result of a period of consolidation throughout the industry and left BAE as one of the strongest vertically integrated defence contractors in the world. The company previously also had an interest in passenger aircraft via its stake in Airbus, with two wing production facilities in the UK, however, BAE's 20% stake in Airbus was sold in 2006. In 2007 the company had revenues of over £15 billion, and pre-tax profits of over £1.4 billion.

BAE Systems (BA, BA.L, LON:BA) Price Details (LSE MAIN Listed Equity)
Last Trade: Buy 11,378 at 480.74p Days Range: 475.94 - 482.80p
Day's Volume: 6,410,031 52wk Range: 425.50 - 526.50p
Last Close: 477.30p Market Capitalisation:* £ 15.14 bn
Open: 480.50p VWAP: 478.68p
ISIN: GB0002634946 Shares in Issue: 3.17 bn
Sector:  Aerospace and Defence    Listed in:  UK All SharesUK Technology 100UK technology All SharesUK 100UK 350

Three Major FTSE Companies Forced to Change Auditors

News - Monday, October 19, 2015

Three major FTSE 100 listed companies have been forced to look for new auditors. The companies - Rolls-Roye, BAE Systems aand Centrica are moving away from their ‘big four’ auditors.

FTSE Gains In Spite of Ukraine Fears

News - Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The FTSE 100 climbed slightly on Tuesday, in spite of continuing fears over the situation in the Ukraine. Investors shook off early fears about the likely content of a speech by the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, after the speech turned out to be generally conillatory in tone.

Buy/SellVolumePriceTrade CodeTrade TypeTrade Time
Buy11378480.74p1428092279082026Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:02:13 - 29/04
Buy1095478.52p1428092279082024Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:02:08 - 29/04
Buy7748479.28p1428092279082006Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:01:30 - 29/04
Sell30774477.30p1428092279081631Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:35:09 - 29/04
Buy300477.60p1428682832954604Automated Trade16:29:56 - 29/04
Sell2571477.40p1428682832954191Automated Trade16:29:12 - 29/04
Time period :  to     Frequency :    
Date Open High Low Close Volume
29 Apr 2016 (Fri) 480.50 482.80 475.94 477.30 6,410,031
28 Apr 2016 (Thu) 485.10 485.20 476.00 484.00 5,412,649
27 Apr 2016 (Wed) 480.60 488.70 480.60 488.10 5,691,458
26 Apr 2016 (Tue) 489.90 490.47 482.97 484.30 5,428,560
25 Apr 2016 (Mon) 489.90 492.00 487.10 489.90 5,741,712
22 Apr 2016 (Fri) 496.40 506.60 486.90 489.40 6,371,183
21 Apr 2016 (Thu) 500.00 506.60 489.00 498.60 6,309,022
20 Apr 2016 (Wed) 517.00 518.00 508.00 510.50 7,146,068
19 Apr 2016 (Tue) 510.00 519.50 510.00 517.50 6,339,874
18 Apr 2016 (Mon) 507.50 512.16 507.00 510.00 5,651,563
15 Apr 2016 (Fri) 510.50 515.00 509.50 512.00 6,883,146
14 Apr 2016 (Thu) 505.50 511.50 503.00 510.50 5,587,096
13 Apr 2016 (Wed) 505.00 507.50 500.00 504.00 4,961,604
12 Apr 2016 (Tue) 499.90 503.00 497.30 501.50 5,218,448
11 Apr 2016 (Mon) 497.30 501.00 496.86 499.00 3,816,205
8 Apr 2016 (Fri) 493.40 500.50 492.80 498.10 3,954,372
7 Apr 2016 (Thu) 495.60 497.20 489.74 491.60 6,503,162
6 Apr 2016 (Wed) 494.50 497.10 490.91 493.80 4,380,432
5 Apr 2016 (Tue) 490.20 495.90 489.10 492.50 8,855,856
4 Apr 2016 (Mon) 501.50 507.00 499.40 501.50 4,680,651
1 Apr 2016 (Fri) 504.50 504.68 495.70 501.50 5,592,770
31 Mar 2016 (Thu) 511.00 512.50 507.96 509.00 5,567,709
30 Mar 2016 (Wed) 511.00 515.75 510.50 512.00 6,432,028

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