BAE Systems, thriving on war…

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Ranked 7th largest Defence Contractor in the world, the UK’s BAE systems appear to have a share price worth paying attention to. When we previously reviewed Bae Systems in February this year, it was before the Russia/Ukraine event tossed Europe into the current political shambles. Thankfully, all three of our price targets were attained and, with the share price soaring to new all time highs and closing above 805p, it’s time to revisit and once again stir the tea leaves.

 

This history of BAE is worth a read, the company being the successor to some true greats in aviation and the wider military field. This includes; Hawker Siddeley (the Harrier), de Havilland (the Comet), Supermarine (Spitfire), BAC (Concorde). Added to the mix, a vast range of historical shipbuilding and electronic expertise, ensures there’s nothing like a war to make the company sit up and take notice of their future. It’s easy to be curious where the company will plan on parking their submarines, given Scotland’s intention to hold another independence referendum, one which should not suffer the same degree of jaw dropping fraud as the 2014 effort.

We’ve a little axe to grind on the submarine thing, given we stay just a few minutes away from the largest nuclear weapons dump outside the USA. When the UK’s newest aircraft carrier visited recently and tied up outside the friendly local “Nuclear Shoppe”, it was pretty obvious the closure of roads and restricted access was an attempt to conceal the transfer of some big fireworks. All this hardware is expected to be moved, should Scotland regain its nationhood!

 

With BAE share price at new levels and now closing above our 3rd level target of 805p (it closed at 826 on Tuesday), the situation now appears to be a potential of movement above just 827p calculating with a potential of 942p next. If exceeded, our secondary is quite fascinating at 1001p. Our interest in the secondary is actually arithmetic. We simply cannot currently calculate any higher! For this reason, we’d anticipate some hesitation at such a level unless the stock market simply opts to start gapping the share price upward to create a new trend.

For those interested in “charty” matters, we’ve painted a Light Blue line on the Big Picture chart, showing an extremely obvious Glass Ceiling which formed for Bae from 2017 onward. For some reason, the stock market was proving reticent about allowing the defence contractor to trade above 684p. At the end of February this year, the market opted to Gap Up above this ceiling level and, the rest is history. It has shown strong growth and we suspect the climbing cycle isn’t over yet.

Bae would need fall below 600p before we’d be forced to take any reversals seriously.

FUTURES

Time Issued Market Price At Issue Short Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Long Entry Fast Exit Slow Exit Stop Prior
9:37:41PM BRENT 113.95 ‘cess
9:39:51PM GOLD 1820.23
9:45:02PM FTSE 7286.89 7235 7203 7149 7290 7329 7369 7427 7279 ‘cess
9:47:45PM FRANCE 6021.3 Success
9:50:01PM GERMANY 13123 ‘cess
9:56:10PM US500 3822 3815 3797 3748 3868 3876 3886 3915 3839 Success
10:20:40PM DOW 30993 31105 Success
10:23:45PM NASDAQ 11644 11724 Success
10:33:33PM JAPAN 26801 26860 Success

 

28/06/2022 FTSE Closed at 7323 points. Change of 0.9%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,100,040,096 a change of -3.89%
27/06/2022 FTSE Closed at 7258 points. Change of 0.69%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,347,029,355 a change of 0.8%
24/06/2022 FTSE Closed at 7208 points. Change of 2.68%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,296,850,381 a change of 10.86%
23/06/2022 FTSE Closed at 7020 points. Change of -0.97%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 5,680,077,638 a change of -12.72%
22/06/2022 FTSE Closed at 7089 points. Change of -0.88%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,507,643,698 a change of 40.38%
21/06/2022 FTSE Closed at 7152 points. Change of 0.44%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 4,635,756,984 a change of -23.37%
20/06/2022 FTSE Closed at 7121 points. Change of 1.5%. Total value traded through LSE was: £ 6,049,529,686 a change of -50.99%

SUCCESS above means both FAST & SLOW targets were met. ‘CESS means just the FAST target met and probably the next time it is exceeded, movement to the SLOW target shall commence.

Our commentary is in two sections. Immediately below are today’s updated comments. If our commentary remains valid, the share can be found in the bottom section which has a RED heading. Hopefully, this will mean you no longer need to flip back through previous reports. HYPERLINKS DISABLED IN THIS VERSION

Please remember, all prices are mid-price (halfway between the Buy and Sell). When we refer to a price CLOSING above a specific level, we are viewing the point where we can regard a trend as changing. Otherwise, we are simply speculating on near term trading targets. Our website is www.trendsandtargets.com.

UPDATE. We often give an initial and a secondary price. If the initial is exceeded, we still expect it to fall back but the next time the initial is bettered, the price should continue to the secondary. The converse it true with price drops.

We can be contacted at info@trendsandtargets.com. Spam filters set to maximum so only legit emails get through…

Section One – Outlook Updated Today. Click here for Section Two – Outlook Remains Valid shares

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