BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) insider Jerry DeMuro sold 16,363 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 462 ($6.04), for a total transaction of £75,597.06 ($98,780.95).
LON BA traded down GBX 6.10 ($0.08) during trading hours on Monday, reaching GBX 491.90 ($6.43). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 5,773,437 shares, compared to its average volume of 9,870,000. The firm has a market cap of $15.74 billion and a PE ratio of 15.77. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 76.88, a current ratio of 1.03 and a quick ratio of 0.81. BAE Systems plc has a 52 week low of GBX 441.50 ($5.77) and a 52 week high of GBX 680.20 ($8.89).
The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, June 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 18th will be paid a dividend of GBX 13.20 ($0.17) per share. This is a positive change from BAE Systems’s previous dividend of $9.00. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.62%. BAE Systems’s payout ratio is 0.83%.
About BAE Systems
BAE Systems plc operates as a defense, aerospace, and security company worldwide. Its Electronic Systems segment offers electronic warfare systems and 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, and hybrid electric drive systems.
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