Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Babcock International Group Plc LSE:BAB London Ordinary Share GB0009697037 ORD 60P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  6.10 1.40% 441.40 835,001 16:35:29
Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price
441.10 442.20 441.90 433.70 435.20
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Support Services 4,474.80 235.20 39.50 11.2 -
Last Trade Time Trade Type Trade Size Trade Price Currency
17:00:48 O 9,384 439.16 GBX

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16/7/201908:14Babcock International Group : Support Services1,667
23/1/200810:03test 123-
16/4/200723:41Babcock contract wins179
11/8/200508:50Babcock buys FBM Marine Holdings1

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Babcock Daily Update: Babcock International Group Plc is listed in the Support Services sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker BAB. The last closing price for Babcock was 435.30p.
Babcock International Group Plc has a 4 week average price of 421.60p and a 12 week average price of 410.20p.
The 1 year high share price is 810p while the 1 year low share price is currently 410.20p.
There are currently 505,596,597 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 2,088,861 shares. The market capitalisation of Babcock International Group Plc is £2,231,703,379.16.
our haven: Good first reaction to The Times story this morning, share price very much on the rise. Be interesting to see how things go today.
bench2: The share price is showing signs of life on below average volume , lots of small buyers . Do they know something we are missing ?
stevebarrett86: Hopefully a decisive new broom that'll sweep out some of the deadwood and get the share price back up to where it should be. Time will tell I guess.
bor491: 'So do you want directors who are financially shrewd, or directors that buy because they want the share price to look better ?' I want directors who have meat in the bone and who have a self-interest in doing their best for the company - AND who suffer like us shareholders when the stock price goes down!
yump: Why on earth should directors buy just to give confidence to investors. If I wasn't dependent on a short term share price and I was a director, I certainly wouldn't buy unless it made financial sense, regardless of shorters or anything else going on in the short term. Also, I've never understood how it makes financial sense to have your job, your pension and your investments in one pot. Unless you've got such a wad that it doesn't matter. If I were a director of a PLC, I'd have my money in other pots. So do you want directors who are financially shrewd, or directors that buy because they want the share price to look better ?
smcni1968: I think the emergency helicopter business is weighing on the share price- regulated by the EU so Brexit uncertainty.
yump: With the markets dropping, those who profit from individual share price drops will have been looking for anything that shows signs of weakness and particularly businesses which are opaque to many people or have some sort of basic scare story that can be 'expanded'. We'll see what happens once the Dow has gone to 24,000 and the FTSE 250 to 18,000. Those seem to be pretty likely, although the 250 could drop below 18,000 before seeing support, judging by the past levels. Keeping the tinder dry for the moment...
bigbertie: Silence from Company, Government and any regulatory type organisation?. Is it not a concern that a major company which has attracted short-sellers but whose share price has stabilised around 700p is suddenly subjected to vitriolic attack from a concealed source, forcing the market value down by another £500 million? Edit - and it is a major defence contractor! I wonder who could be behind a plan like that.........
dogwalker: ....who publish their pseudo 'research' to coincide with apparent share price weakness, hoping to pick up on a bit of downside momentum. The problem for them here is that the downside momentum has already produced a 50% share drop since 2014, & their story-line has already been worn thin. The hope now for shorts is a price collapse below 620 or so. Otherwise, with more sellers having been suckered in recently,there's liable to be a decent rebound from the double bottom now being made. The really good news of course is the juicy number of shorts that need buying back suddenly.
dave whitby: There were 1.17% of BAB shares shorted on 13/07/17. The share price then was £8.57. At close of play today the share price was £8.572 and on 29/05/18 there were 5.89% shorted. So my question is why haven't the "shorters" unwound their position further? They still need to buy back 29.7m shares which should drive the share price higher. Can someone please explain what's going on?
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