Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Babcock International Group LSE:BAB London Ordinary Share GB0009697037 ORD 60P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -3.40p -0.52% 646.20p 646.00p 646.40p 652.00p 644.60p 651.40p 207,777 11:47:21
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Support Services 4,547.1 362.1 61.8 10.5 3,267.17

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17/2/201809:03Babcock International Group : Support Services1,118
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19/2/2018
08:20
Babcock Daily Update: Babcock International Group is listed in the Support Services sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker BAB. The last closing price for Babcock was 649.60p.
Babcock International Group has a 4 week average price of 604p and a 12 week average price of 604p.
The 1 year high share price is 1,030p while the 1 year low share price is currently 604p.
There are currently 505,596,597 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 1,913,971 shares. The market capitalisation of Babcock International Group is £3,267,165,209.81.
07/2/2018
08:07
woodhawk: Meanwhile the share price has declined circa 45% over the past 18 months? 567 point rise on the Dow last night and usual pathetic response here in the UK.
05/2/2018
12:35
yump: Lets face it, every fear in the book will appear as a result of Carillion and Capita, plus a bit of Brexit, plus a bit of Labour getting in and getting rid of the military etc. etc. At some point that will all finish, so with many shares in this sector, that will purely be a matter of judging when sentiment changes - or when investors are not taking any more notice of the worries. Much easier to voice 'worries' of any kind that will seem credible when a share price is already low anyway. Pick any spike and look for worries. There are none.
01/2/2018
21:30
yump: Unless there has been a share consolidation that I'm unaware of, you must be looking at the wrong share chart. The rating bubbled up to 30 in 2014 (1500p) from a share price around this level during the recession and since then retreated to a more sensible figure for the quality of earnings. Not obvious why it got to that high level in the first place.
22/1/2018
22:33
alanr1: Thanks for the Nimis brokers note. Just waiting for news to send the share price higher. Perhaps the trading update will help - may buy some more before the update.
18/1/2018
22:35
alanr1: Looking good until 2pm - wonder why the share price suddenly went down - anyone know why. I think it is due to short term traders - the value investors will win out in the end imo!
03/1/2018
21:36
alanr1: As I said, only a matter of time for long term holders. In the short term traders could send the share price lower but I can wait. 9000 shares at an average price of 6.86 I have and I am confident of a good outcome. Fundamentals are good.
03/1/2018
09:25
woodhawk: Another large contract, £115M, and the share price goes down! Another nice buying opportunity, I suppose.
07/12/2017
17:06
woodhawk: I wonder what the chances are of BAB being taken over if the share price remains so ridiculously depressed. Any likely bidders at this now 6-year low?
23/11/2017
13:28
essentialinvestor: Better to stick with facts rather than emotion. The day before the Avincis deal announcement BAB traded around 13.50 a share. They took on over 700 million in debt to part fund the deal. The share price is now down by approx 50% since the acquisition was announced, so saying sentiment has been impacted since, is an understatement. Which of the above is incorrect ? - or is emotive subjection easier than cold hard facts. I don't go short individual stocks, and often have a very different take to FAB. On GSK he and right and I was wrong. Good luck with your holding.
22/11/2017
11:34
alter ego: fundamentals and logic do not determine the share price. Sentiment does unfortunately and BAB have suffered from negative sentiment for some time despite evidence that their business is resilient. Sentiment does change over time and when it does BAB will be awarded the rating it deserves. Until then, a pretty decent dividend yield is some compensation.
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