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BAE Systems plc (BA.) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review


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Price $125.00
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Publisher GlobalData
Date of Report Apr 15, 2011
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BAE Systems plc (BA.) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Summary

BAE Systems plc (BAE) is a global defense and security company. The company specializes in delivering full range products for air, land and naval forces, advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and support services. BAE is engaged in designing, manufacturing, and supporting military aircrafts, space systems, surface ships, submarines, avionics, radars, C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) systems, electronic systems, and guided weapon system. The company carries out its operations through five reportable segments, namely, Electronics, Intelligence & Support, Land & Armaments, Programmes & Support, International and HQ & Other Businesses. The geographical areas it covers include United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Rest of Europe, United States, Asia and Pacific, Africa, Central and South America. Its distribution network covers about 130 countries and employs about 100000 and more people. The company is headquartered in London, the UK.

BAE Systems plc Key Recent Developments…

Mar 31, 2011: BAE Systems To Integrate Caterpillar CX Series Transmissions Into Its HybriDrive Parallel System For Heavy-Duty Trucks
Mar 08, 2011: BAE Systems Launches HybriDrive Green Parallel Propulsion System For Trucks At National Truck Equipment Association Work Truck Show
Jan 19, 2011: Nuclear Power Delivery UK Signs MoUs With BAE Systems, Doosan Power Systems And Rolls-Royce
Dec 20, 2010: BAE Systems Develops HybriDrive Parallel Propulsion System For Trucks
Nov 18, 2010: UK Officially Launches Nuclear AMRC Construction

This comprehensive SWOT profile of BAE Systems plc provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.
- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
BAE Systems plc - Key Facts 5
BAE Systems plc - Key Employees 6
BAE Systems plc - Key Employee Biographies 7
BAE Systems plc - Major Products and Services 8
BAE Systems plc - History 9
BAE Systems plc - Company Statement 15
BAE Systems plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 18
Head Office 18
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 18
Section 2 – Company Analysis 20
BAE Systems plc - Business Description 20
BAE Systems plc - Corporate Strategy 22
BAE Systems plc - SWOT Analysis 23
SWOT Analysis - Overview 23
BAE Systems plc - Strengths 23
Strength - Sound Profitability Indicators 23
Strength - Integrated Network of Operations 23
Strength - Strong Focus on Research and Development 24
BAE Systems plc - Weaknesses 24
Weakness - Limited Liquidity Position 24
BAE Systems plc - Opportunities 24
Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Emerging Markets 24
Opportunity - Inorganic Growth Drivers 24
Opportunity - Business Expansion Initiatives 25
Opportunity - Significant Agreements and Collaboration 25
BAE Systems plc - Threats 25
Threat - Rapid Technological Change 25
Threat - Environmental Regulation 26
Threat - Foreign Exchange Risks 26
Threat - Highly Competitive Markets 26
BAE Systems plc - Key Competitors 27
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 28
Performance Chart 30
Financial Performance 30
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 31
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 32
BAE Systems plc, Recent Deals Summary 33
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 34
Mar 31, 2011: BAE Systems To Integrate Caterpillar CX Series Transmissions Into Its HybriDrive Parallel System For Heavy-Duty Trucks 34
Mar 08, 2011: BAE Systems Launches HybriDrive Green Parallel Propulsion System For Trucks At National Truck Equipment Association Work Truck Show 34
Jan 19, 2011: Nuclear Power Delivery UK Signs MoUs With BAE Systems, Doosan Power Systems And Rolls-Royce 35
Dec 20, 2010: BAE Systems Develops HybriDrive Parallel Propulsion System For Trucks 35
Nov 18, 2010: UK Officially Launches Nuclear AMRC Construction 36
Sep 14, 2010: BAE Systems To Power New Flyer Hybrid Transit Buses In Everett, Washington, And Atlanta, Georgia 36
Jul 26, 2010: BAE Systems, Aquamarine Power Collaborate On Wave Energy 37
Mar 24, 2010: BAE Systems Plans To Develop Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus For SunLine Transit 37
Mar 16, 2010: BAE Systems Delivers First Hybrid Propulsion Systems To Alexander Dennis Under Green Bus Fund Initiative 38
Section 5 – Appendix 40
Methodology 40
Ratio Definitions 40
About GlobalData 44
Contact Us 44
Disclaimer 44




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