BAE Systems Results and Dividend Review for 2019 Company Performance
With a global workforce of 87,800 people, BAE Systems provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led, aerospace and security solutions.
BAE Systems announced a dividend of 23.2p per share in 2019, slightly up on the figure from 2018 of 22.2p per share.
The ex-dividend date is 16 April 2020 with a payment date of 1 June 2020.
Current dividend yield performance for BAE Systems is 3.8%, similar to the FTSE 100 average of 3.82% but higher than the industry average of 2.18%.
The dividend yield for BAE Systems for the last ten years has fallen from 4.30% to 3.11%.
The share price fell by 9% from 656.40 on 20 February 2020 to 597.20 on 6 March 2020.
Sales, as defined by the group, increased from £18,407m in 2018 to £20,109m in 2019.
Underlying EBITA increased from £1,928m in 2018 to £2,117m in 2019.