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BAE Systems is a global company engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and support of defense and aerospace systems. It operates in four domains: Air, Maritime, Land, and Cybersecurity. The Air domain is engaged in the manufacture, development, upgrade, and in-service support of Typhoon combat aircraft, Hawk trainer aircraft, electronics equipment for military aircraft, unmanned air, and defense information systems, avionics equipment for commercial aircraft, and missiles and missile systems. The Maritime domain designs and manufactures submarines, warships, naval gun systems, torpedoes, radars, naval command, and combat systems, as well as provides naval ship repair and modernization, support to surface ships, and facilities management services. The Land domain engages in the design, manufacture, upgrade, and support of tracked and amphibious combat vehicles, ammunition and precision munitions, electric and hybrid electric drive systems, artillery systems, and missile launchers. The Cybersecurity domain supplies cyber, intelligence, and security capabilities to government agencies and defense-grade cyber solutions for the commercial market.
TypePublic
Founded1999
HQLondon, GB
Websitebaesystems.com
Employee Ratings3.9
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)89,600(+3%)
Job Openings1,923
Revenue (FY, 2019)£18.3 B(+9%)
Share Price (May 2021)£5.3(+4%)

Key People/Management at BAE Systems

Charles Woodburn

Charles Woodburn

Group Chief Executive Officer
Dave Armstrong

Dave Armstrong

Group Business Development Director
Dave Lawton

Dave Lawton

Finance Director, Cybersecurity
James Fox

James Fox

Regional Customer Officer EMEA Region, Financial Services
Jeremy Tondreault

Jeremy Tondreault

President Platforms & Services
Chris Boardman

Chris Boardman

Group Managing Director, Air
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BAE Systems Office Locations

BAE Systems has offices in London, Aberdeen, Aiken, Austin and in 26 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
6 Carlton Gardens
Canberra, AU
Level 2 14 Childers St
Ottawa, CA
220 Laurier Ave W
New Delhi, IN
2nd Floor Hotel Le-Meridien Commercial Tower, Raisina Road
Jerusalem, IL
11 Alef Shin Artom Mount Hotzvim, POB 45049
Muscat, OM
Al Azaiba South
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BAE Systems Financials and Metrics

BAE Systems Revenue

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BAE Systems's revenue was reported to be £18.31 b in FY, 2019 which is a 8.8% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2020)

9.2b

Net income (H1, 2020)

559.0m

EBIT (H1, 2020)

808.0m

Market capitalization (14-May-2021)

16.5b

Closing stock price (14-May-2021)

5.3

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

2.5b

EV

20.1b
BAE Systems's current market capitalization is £16.5 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

18.3b16.8b18.3b

Revenue growth, %

3%(8%)9%

Cost of goods sold

7.1b5.9b6.4b

Gross profit

11.3b11.0b11.9b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

8.2b8.7b9.2b

Operating expense total

7.5b7.9b8.5b

Depreciation and amortization

33.0m49.0m49.0m

EBIT

792.0m896.0m808.0m
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

3.3b3.2b2.6b

Accounts Receivable

1.7b1.4b1.4b

Inventories

723.0m774.0m835.0m

Current Assets

7.7b9.6b9.2b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

2.1b1.5b2.5b

Inventories

799.0m847.0m951.0m

Current Assets

7.9b8.7b9.6b

PP&E

2.2b2.4b2.6b
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

884.0m1.0b1.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

728.0m411.0m660.0m

Inventories

(29.0m)(16.0m)(76.0m)

Accounts Payable

454.0m530.0m258.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Net Income

485.0m817.0m559.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

188.0m330.0m312.0m

Inventories

(56.0m)(70.0m)(72.0m)

Accounts Payable

(520.0m)(10.7m)(685.0m)
GBPFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

220.2k

Debt/Equity

0.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

4.7 x

P/E Ratio

1.1k
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BAE Systems Operating Metrics

BAE Systems's Backlog was reported to be £46.1b in H1, 2020.
FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018H1, 2019FY, 2019H1, 2020

Backlog

£41.2 b£39.7 b£48.4 b£47.4 b£45.4 b£46.1 b

Order Intake

£20.26 b£9.7 b£28.28 b£8.42 b£18.45 b£9.34 b

Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System Sold

13 k25 k36 k

Hybrid-Electric Propulsion Systems Sold

8 k10 k12 k
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BAE Systems Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PrismaticSeptember 13, 2019
IAP ResearchFebruary 21, 2017
Eclipse Electronic SystemsDecember 12, 2014$28 m
SilverskyOctober 21, 2014$232.5 m
Signal Innovations GroupOctober 02, 2014
Marine Hydraulics InternationalNovember 15, 2012
Fairchild ImagingJanuary 21, 2012
Norkom TechnologiesJanuary 14, 2012
Advanced ConceptsFebruary 15, 2011
McClendon HouseFebruary 15, 2011
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BAE Systems Revenue Breakdown

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BAE Systems revenue breakdown by business segment: 16.4% from Maritime, 33.5% from Air, 17.2% from Platforms & Services (US), 8.9% from Cyber & Intelligence, 23.8% from Electronic Systems and 0.2% from Other

BAE Systems revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.3% from Rest of Europe, 20.1% from UK, 5.4% from Rest of Middle East, 14.2% from Saudi Arabia, 47.2% from US and 6.8% from Other

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BAE Systems Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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BAE Systems Online and Social Media Presence

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BAE Systems Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    63/100

  • CEO Rating

    C+

    67/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    58/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    61/100

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BAE Systems News and Updates

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NEW YORK, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "E-textile Market by End-user and Geography - Forecast and Analysis 2020-2024" report has been added to Technavio's offering. The e-textile market is poised to grow by USD 1.85 billion between 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 18% during...

BAE Systems Signs $200 Million Deal With Sweden For 127 More BvS10s

BAE Systems announced Monday the company has signed a $200 million deal with Sweden to deliver 127 more BvS10 all-terrain vehicles.

BAE Systems to open Iowa facility for mission-critical GPS work

BAE Systems is investing more than $100 million to build a state-of-the-art facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, expected to be completed in 2022. The facility will support the company’s newly acquired Navigation & Sensor Systems business, which makes mission-critical military GPS products.

Gel-Pak Collaborates With BAE Systems On Innovative Packaging Solution For Thin Semiconductor Devices

Gel-Pak, a division of Delphon and leading manufacturer of protective device carrier and film products for the semiconductor and optoelectronics industries announces its collaboration with BAE Systems on an innovative new product called the Lid/Clip Super System (LCS2™).

Plug Power and BAE Systems Partner on Hydrogen-Powered Electric Buses

LATHAM, N.Y., April 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leading provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions building the global green hydrogen economy, announced a strategic framework agreement with BAE Systems, a premier supplier and integrator of low and zero emission elect…

Outlook on the Military Fixed-wing Aircraft Global Market to 2031 - Featuring Lockheed Martin, Boeing and BAE Systems Among Others

Dublin, April 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Military Fixed-wing Aircraft Market to 2031 - Market Size and Drivers, Major Programs, Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global military fixed-wing aircraft market is …
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BAE Systems Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was BAE Systems founded?

    BAE Systems was founded in 1999.

  • Who are BAE Systems key executives?

    BAE Systems's key executives are Charles Woodburn, Dave Armstrong and Dave Lawton.

  • How many employees does BAE Systems have?

    BAE Systems has 89,600 employees.

  • What is BAE Systems revenue?

    Latest BAE Systems annual revenue is £18.3 b.

  • What is BAE Systems revenue per employee?

    Latest BAE Systems revenue per employee is £204.3 k.

  • Who are BAE Systems competitors?

    Competitors of BAE Systems include General Dynamics Land Systems, KMW and ST Engineering.

  • Where is BAE Systems headquarters?

    BAE Systems headquarters is located at 6 Carlton Gardens, London.

  • Where are BAE Systems offices?

    BAE Systems has offices in London, Aberdeen, Aiken, Austin and in 26 other locations.

  • How many offices does BAE Systems have?

    BAE Systems has 31 offices.