|Bid||643.00 x 297300|
|Ask||643.50 x 436600|
|Day's range||643.00 - 649.50|
|52-week range||467.50 - 682.34|
|PE ratio (TTM)||22.42|
|Earnings date||2 Aug 2017|
|Dividend & yield||0.33 (3.91%)|
|1y target est||665.24|
Britain's most advanced and biggest warship, 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, set out on its maiden voyage on Monday from the Rosyth dockyard in eastern Scotland. It took eight years to build HMS Queen Elizabeth and along with its sister ship, HMS Prince of Wales, it is part of a defence programme worth 6 billion pounds ($7.65 billion), with building and fitting spread over six different shipyards across Britain.
Europe risks losing the critical mass it needs in terms of military capabilities unless negotiations on Britain's exit from the European Union preserve close ties on defence matters, a European industry executive said on Thursday. Antoine Bouvier, chief executive of missile maker MBDA, said failure to agree on a "new association" on defence could have significant negative implications for both sides, as well as the United States. "Without the UK, with its capabilities, technologies, industry and programmes, we the remaining 27 states will have more difficulties to achieve critical mass in terms of budget, in terms of industrial capabilities," Bouvier told Reuters in an interview at the Paris Airshow.
The German government hopes to complete negotiations with European weapons maker MBDA and its U.S. partner, Lockheed Martin Corp about a multi-billion euro missile defence system by year-end, a ministry ...