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BAE Systems (OTC: BAES.Y)

Price as of September 28, 2023, 10:45 a.m. ET

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BAE Systems Return vs. S&P

1 Year 5 Year 5 Year Annualized Since IPO
BAES.Y +46.07% +51.84% +8.71% +186%
S&P +17.20% +46.69% +7.96% +256%

BAE Systems Company Info

BAE Systems Plc engages in the provision of a full range of products and services for air, land, and naval forces, advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions, and support services. It operates through the following segments: Electronic Systems, Cyber and Intelligence, Platforms and Services (US), Air, Maritime, and Headquarters. The Electronic Systems segment is composed of the US and UK-based electronics activities, including electronic warfare systems, electro-optical sensors, military and commercial digital engine and flight controls, precision guidance and seeker solutions, next-generation military communications systems and data links, persistent surveillance capabilities, and hybrid electric drive systems. The Cyber and Intelligence segment includes the US-based Intelligence and Security business, and UK-headquartered Applied Intelligence business, and covers the group's cyber security, secure government, and commercial and financial security activities. The Platforms and Services (US) segment manufactures combat vehicles, weapons and munitions, and delivers services and sustainment activities, including ship repair and the management of government-owned munitions facilities. The Air segment deals with UK-based air activities for European and International markets, and US programs, and its businesses in Saudi Arabia and Australia, together with its interest in the European MBDA joint venture. The Maritime segment focuses on the group’s UK-based maritime and land activities. The Headquarters segment includes the group’s head office and UK-based shared services activities, together with its interest in Air Astana. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

News & Analysis

The Fool has written over 100 articles on BAE Systems.
Why This Foreign Company Is Buying $2 Billion in Defense Assets
Lou Whiteman  |  Jan 25, 2020

Antitrust regulators prompt the sale of high-quality assets that don't normally make it onto the market.

Where Is Over $1 Billion in Government Defense Contracts Going This Week?
Rich Smith  |  Nov 23, 2019

Ospreys and Apaches and F-35 stealth fighter jets -- oh, my! -- the Pentagon sure bought a lot of stuff this week.

BAE Systems Stock Should Rocket on $2.7 Billion Arms Deal
Rich Smith  |  Oct 4, 2019

This single contract is worth 10% of the company's annual revenue.

BAE Systems Proves It Has What the U.S. Army Wants With $318 Million Contract Win
Jason Lee  |  Oct 4, 2019

The U.S. Army’s shift in focus toward "near-peer" threats like Russia, North Korea, China, and Iran creates equipment and upgrade demands regardless of whether conflict breaks out.

3 Top Defense Stocks to Watch Now
Jason Hall, Travis Hoium, and Matthew DiLallo  |  Jan 20, 2019

Defense stocks are off to a very strong start this year. Here are three that investors should be watching right now.

Here's Who Will Battle to Build the Army's New Light Tank
Lou Whiteman  |  Dec 22, 2018

The Army has narrowed its list to two ground system stalwarts -- General Dynamics and BAE Systems.


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