Shares of BAE SYS PLC/S (OTCMKTS:BAESY) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the nine research firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have assigned a hold recommendation and one has given a buy recommendation to the company.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded BAE SYS PLC/S from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 19th. Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated a “mkt perform” rating on shares of BAE SYS PLC/S in a research note on Monday, February 25th. Finally, Barclays upgraded BAE SYS PLC/S from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 15th.

Shares of BAESY traded down $0.14 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $26.67. The stock had a trading volume of 163,917 shares, compared to its average volume of 296,747. BAE SYS PLC/S has a 12 month low of $22.46 and a 12 month high of $36.41. The stock has a market capitalization of $21.26 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.23, a PEG ratio of 2.52 and a beta of 0.94. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a current ratio of 1.03.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Glenmede Trust Co. NA bought a new position in BAE SYS PLC/S during the 3rd quarter worth $4,746,000. Logan Capital Management Inc. raised its position in BAE SYS PLC/S by 6.1% during the 4th quarter. Logan Capital Management Inc. now owns 39,093 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $914,000 after purchasing an additional 2,257 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Quadrant Capital Group LLC raised its position in BAE SYS PLC/S by 310.0% during the 4th quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 6,334 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $144,000 after purchasing an additional 4,789 shares during the last quarter. 0.32% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About BAE SYS PLC/S

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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