Half Year Results 2012

BAE Systems
BAE Systems Announces Half Year Results 2012

"BAE Systems is operating in a challenging environment but taking the actions necessary to reduce cost, protect and grow margins and generate good cash flow. The Group continues to demonstrate sustained earnings performance and is successfully winning new business, generating order intake that will underpin future sales. The Group’s order backlog grew for the first time since 2009 to £40bn."

Ian King, Chief Executive, BAE Systems


  • Headline sales £8,334m
  • Underlying EBITA £939m
  • Underlying earnings per share 18.8p
  • Operating cash flow £742m
  • Interim dividend per share 7.8p
  • Order backlog grew to £40bn
  • Order intake in markets outside the US and UK totalled £4.3bn (compared to £4.8bn for whole of 2011)

For more information, please contact:
Lindsay Walls, BAE Systems
Tel: +44 (0)1252 383074 Mob: +44 (0)7793427582

Caroline Stewart, BAE Systems
Mob: +44 (0)7799 605719

Issued by:
BAE Systems, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 6YU, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1252 384719 Fax: +44 (0) 1252 383947