LONDON—BAE Systems PLC is poised to name oil-industry executive Charles Woodburn as chief operating officer, putting him in line to eventually replace Chief Executive Ian King, a person familiar with the matter said.
Shares paying high dividends are normally thought of as low-growth businesses, but could BAE Systems (LSE: BA), Vodafone (LSE: VOD) and AstraZeneca (LSE: AZN) reward shareholders with dividends paying over 4% and appreciate in value by 50% or ...
BAE Systems is wisely evolving beyond its traditional specialist areas such as aircraft carriers, tanks and fighter jets into new areas of conflict such as cyber security, which should promise more stable revenue streams.
With increasing turmoil in the Middle East sending defence budgets across the region and developed world higher, are investors looking to profit better off purchasing turnaround play Chemring Group (LSE: CHG) or industry titan BAE Systems (LSE: BA)?
It's difficult to begrudge the financial community for what has at times been quite a downbeat view of the future for BAE Systems (LSE: BA) when the sometimes-pessimistic communications between the management team and investors are taken into account.