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Thales HO Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Feb 03, 2023, 5:35 PM CET | EUR
  • Last Close 118.2
  • Sector Industrials
  • Industry Aerospace & Defense
  • Investment Style Large Blend
  • Day Range 117.30  –  119.25
  • Year Range 77.56  –  131.15
  • Market Cap 25.2044 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 344,144.0 /  309,956.9
  • Price / Sales 1.50
  • Price / Book 3.30
  • Forward Div Yield 2.25%
  • Trailing Div Yield 1.19%

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Thales has attractive positions in European and international defense markets and will benefit from growth in commercial aerospace. We were originally skeptical by the 2019 Gemalto acquisition, but the integration seems to be going according to plan.

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Business Description

Thales is a French aerospace and defense industrial firm and is one of Europe’s largest defense contractors with EUR 18 billion in sales. The company has four reportable segments: (1) defense and security provides sensors, mission systems, communications and control systems to European and export defense customers; (2) aerospace sells avionics and satellites to the civil, defense and government markets; (3) transport provides signaling services to rail operators; and (4) digital identity and security provides biometric, data, and identity security solutions.

Tour Carpe Diem, Place des Corolles, Esplanade Nord
Courbevoie, 92400, FRA
Industry Aerospace & Defense
Employees 80,995

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Yes. HO has a forward dividend yield of 2.25%. See HO’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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HO’s market cap is 25.20 Bil.
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HO’s stock style is Large Core.
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HO’s price/sales is 1.50.
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HO’s price/forward earnings is 15.46.
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HO’s price/book is 3.30.
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HO’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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