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BAE Systems bae systems group MD international Guy Griffiths buys 17 October 2017

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BAE Systems (L:BA.) BAE Systems Group MD International Guy Griffiths bought 24 shares worth GBP147 ($US195) on October 16. The purchase price was GBP6.11.

SECTION 1 BIOGRAPHY GUY GRIFFITHS, BAE SYSTEMS GROUP MD INTERNATIONAL

Guy is responsible for our operations and interests in our Saudi Arabia, Australia and India Home Markets Guy Griffiths was appointed Group Managing Director - International for BAE Systems in October 2008. In this role he has responsibility for BAE Systems' Australian, Indian, Omani and Saudi Arabian operations, and for BAE Systems' interests in MBDA and Air Astana. Over the past 30 years Guy has operated in most sectors of BAE Systems. Previous posts have included commercial, procurement, IT and project management roles within the military and civil aircraft sectors and Space Systems business unit. As IT Director for British Aerospace, Guy undertook a major independent review of the Company's IT infrastructure and service quality which culminated in the outsourcing of the majority of the Company's IT function.

SECTION 2 BAE SYSTEMS PLC PRICE PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (United Kingdom:BA.):

+ The performance of BAE Systems PLC is placed 631/1,327 in the BSS News Bites ranking of price performance of the United Kingdom stocks in the past year, a percentile ranking of 52.

2.1 MCap History:

In the past 5 years Market Capitalization has increased by GBX8.8 billion from GBX10.7 billion to GBX19.4 billion. Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, there have been declines in MCap in 2 out of 5 years.

PriceMCap (GBP B)MCap (US$ B)
LastGBX610.5019.425.8
1 Year agoGBX523.8017.221
2 Years agoGBX425.1214.622.3
3 Years agoGBX394.1814.222.8
4 Years agoGBX367.8914.222.7
5 Years agoGBX268.2710.717

2.2 Moving Annual Return (Trailing 12 months):

Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, the Moving Annual Return has consistently exceeded 9.0%.

BA.CloseDividendsCapital Gain %% YieldAnnual Return %
Last Traded Oct 17GBX612.0GBX21.3017.34.121.4
1 Year agoGBX521.87GBX20.9024.2529.2
2 Years agoGBX420.13GBX20.508.15.313.4
3 Years agoGBX388.51GBX20.103.95.49.3
4 Years agoGBX373.79GBX11.7038.74.343

Close 5 years ago GBX269.58.

2.3 Present Value of GBP1000 invested in the past

The present value of GBX1000 invested a year ago is GBX1,209

PV10001-week1-month1-year
BA..L9871,0241,209
FTSE 100 Index1,0031,0311,073

2.4 Trailing Price Change %

1-Year price change of 17.3% for BAE Systems outperformed the change of 8.6% in the FTSE 100 Index for a relative price change of 8.6%.

Price Change %1-Month3-Month1-Year
BA.-1.2-0.217.3
Aerospace & defense sector3.10.315.5
FTSE 100 Index4.61.98.6

SECTION 3 BAE SYSTEMS PLC FINANCIALS AND GROWTH PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (United Kingdom:BA.):

3.1 Key Financials (All figures percent)

EPS Growth has improved from -82.1% in 2013 to -0.7% in 2016, Return on Equity has improved from 5.0% in 2013 to 28.0% in 2016, Operating Margin has improved from 2.3% in 2013 to 13.8% in 2016 and Revenue Growth has improved from -1.1% in 2013 to 6.0% in 2016.

BA.Revenue GrowthEPS GrowthOperating MarginROE
20166-0.713.828
2015-10.92410.432.4
20141.7348.11040.2
2013-1.1-82.12.35

3.2 Revenue and Net Profit

In the last 3 years Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) averaged -0.7% for Total Revenue and 75.8% for Net Profit.

DescriptionAnnual (GBP M)Annual ($US B)3-year Avg (GBP M)3-year Avg ($US B)3-year CAGR %
Total Revenue17,7902217,80822-0.7
EBITDA2,3682.92,128.32.65.7
Operating Profit2,45531,9132.479.9
Net Profit9131.18571.175.8

CAGR = Compound Annual Growth Rate

3.3 Performance (All figures in %)

Operating Profit Margin 3-year average is 11.4% and Return on Capital Employed 3-year average is 14.1%.

DescriptionAnnual3-year Avg
EBITDA Margin13.312.8
Operating Profit Margin13.811.4
Net Profit Margin5.35.3
Return on Equity28.033.5
Return on Assets4.14.2
Return on Capital Employed15.714.1

3.4 High Performance Indicators:

DescriptionValueRank In United Kingdom Market
Turnover in QuarterGBP3.6 billion (US$4.8 billion)In Top 2%
Price/Earnings/Growth0.3In Top Quartile
Volatility %1.2In Top Quartile

SECTION 4 BAE SYSTEMS PLC MARKET POSITION AND GLOBAL RANK (United Kingdom:BA.):

4.1 Market Position

BAE Systems PLC (L:BA.), the United Kingdom's largest Aerospace & Defense company by market cap, climbed GBX86.70 (or 16.6%) in the trailing 12 months to October 16, 2017 to close at GBX610.50. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which has risen 7.3% over the same period, this is a relative price increase of 9.2%. Average daily volume of 8.7 million shares in the trailing year was 1.2 times average daily volume in the previous year. In the trailing 12 months the market cap has jumped GBP22.1 million (US$29.3 million).

4.2 Global Rank

Rank in the FTSE 100 Index [out of 101 stocks]

DescriptionValueRank
MCap (US$)25.8B30
Total Assets (US$)30.5B35
Revenue (US$)23.6B26
Net Profit (US$)1.2B26
Return on Equity %28.019
Net Profit Margin %5.362
Price Earnings21.343
Yield %3.542
PV$1000 (1Year) US$*1,31636
% Change YTD4.761

Oct 16, 2017: GBP 1 equals USD 1.3283

SECTION 5 OTHER DIRECTORS OF BAE SYSTEMS PLC

Charles Woodburn, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer

Roger Carr, Chairman & Non-Executive Director

Peter Lynas, Executive Director

Ian King, Executive Director

Jerry DeMuro, Executive Director

Paula Rosput Reynolds, Independent Non-Executive Director

Harriet Green, Independent Non-Executive Director

Ian Tyler, Independent Non-Executive Director

Chris Grigg, Independent Non-Executive Director

Elizabeth Corley, Non-Executive Director

SECTION 6 BAE SYSTEMS PLC ACTIVITIES

BAE Systems plc (BAE Systems) delivers, through its wholly owned subsidiaries and equity accounted investments, a range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. The Company has five segments: Electronics, Intelligence & Support, Land & Armaments, Programmes & Support, International and HQ & Other Businesses. In June 2009, BAE Systems completed the acquisition of Advanced Ceramics Research, Inc. In October 2009, VT Group PLC completed the disposal of its 45% interest in BVT Surface Fleet Limited, the shipbuilding and naval support joint venture with the Company. In July 2010, the Company acquired Atlantic Marine Holding Company.

SECTION 7 RECENT NEWS ON DIRECTORS

7.1 SHAREHOLDER VALUE ADDED BY DIRECTORS

01 October 2017

Roger Carr starts fifth year as BAE Systems Non-Executive Director

Roger Carr was appointed Non-Executive Director of BAE Systems (L:BA.) four years ago on October 01, 2013. The shares were up from GBX384.4 to GBX631.5 and the total annualized return to shareholders (TRS) since appointment is 18.5%. The present value of GBP1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is now worth GBP1,974, a gain of GBP643 and dividend reinvested of GBP331.

09 May 2017

Charles Woodburn starts second year as BAE Systems Executive Director

Charles Woodburn was appointed Executive Director of BAE Systems (L:BA.) one year ago on May 09, 2016. The shares were up from GBX473.7 to GBX647.0 and the total annualized return to shareholders (TRS) since appointment is 45.3%. The present value of GBP1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is now worth GBP1,453, a gain of GBP366 and dividend reinvested of GBP87.

7.2 RECENT REPORTED BUYING

18 October 2017

BAE Systems group communications director Claire Divver buys

BAE Systems (L:BA.) Group Communications Director Claire Divver bought 21 shares worth GBP128 ($US171) on October 16. The purchase price was GBP6.11. The shares hit a one-month low on the day.

18 October 2017

BAE Systems group general counsel Philip Bramwell buys

BAE Systems (L:BA.) Group General Counsel Philip Bramwell bought 24 shares worth GBP147 ($US195) on October 16. The purchase price was GBP6.11. The shares hit a one-month low on the day.

18 October 2017

BAE Systems chief executive officer, chief operating officer and executive director Charles Woodburn buys

BAE Systems (L:BA.) Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director Charles Woodburn bought 25 shares worth GBP153 ($US203) on October 16. The purchase price was GBP6.11. The shares hit a one-month low on the day.

18 October 2017

BAE Systems group business development director Alan Garwood buys

BAE Systems (L:BA.) Group Business Development Director Alan Garwood bought 24 shares worth GBP147 ($US195) on October 16. The purchase price was GBP6.11. The shares hit a one-month low on the day.

16 August 2017

BAE Systems group communications director Claire Divver buys

BAE Systems (L:BA.) Group Communications Director Claire Divver bought 22 shares worth GBP128 ($US164) on August 14. The purchase price was GBP5.81. The shares hit a five-day low on the day.

16 August 2017

BAE Systems group business development director Alan Garwood buys

BAE Systems (L:BA.) Group Business Development Director Alan Garwood bought 26 shares worth GBP151 ($US194) on August 14. The purchase price was GBP5.81. The shares hit a five-day low on the day.

16 August 2017

BAE Systems group general counsel Philip Bramwell buys

BAE Systems (L:BA.) Group General Counsel Philip Bramwell bought 25 shares worth GBP145 ($US187) on August 14. The purchase price was GBP5.81. The shares hit a five-day low on the day.

16 August 2017

BAE Systems chief executive officer, chief operating officer and executive director Charles Woodburn buys

BAE Systems (L:BA.) Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director Charles Woodburn bought 26 shares worth GBP151 ($US194) on August 14. The purchase price was GBP5.81. The shares hit a five-day low on the day.

16 August 2017

BAE Systems bae systems group MD international Guy Griffiths buys

BAE Systems (L:BA.) BAE Systems Group MD International Guy Griffiths bought 26 shares worth GBP151 ($US194) on August 14. The purchase price was GBP5.81. The shares hit a five-day low on the day.

05 August 2017

BAE Systems chairman and non-executive director Roger Carr buys

BAE Systems (L:BA.) Chairman and Non-Executive Director Roger Carr bought 33,869 shares worth GBP199,996 ($US262,855) on August 03. The purchase price was GBP5.91. The shares hit an eight-month low on the day.

18 July 2017

BAE Systems group communications director Claire Divver buys

BAE Systems (L:BA.) Group Communications Director Claire Divver bought 20 shares worth GBP123 ($US160) on July 14. The purchase price was GBP6.13. The shares hit a seven-day low on the day.

18 July 2017

BAE Systems group general counsel Philip Bramwell buys

BAE Systems (L:BA.) Group General Counsel Philip Bramwell bought 25 shares worth GBP153 ($US200) on July 14. The purchase price was GBP6.13. The shares hit a seven-day low on the day.

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