Aircraft maker Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported this morning that it delivered 137 new commercial airliners in the first calendar quarter of the year, a jump of 32% over the 104 commercial aircraft it delivered to customers in the same period a year ago. The company delivered 99 of its best-selling Boeing 737 planes this year compared with 87 of the aircraft last year.
Boeing reported that it delivered 5 of its newest planes, the 787 Dreamliner, in the first quarter of this year. The company also shipped 30 military aircraft in the quarter and a total of 3 satellites.
Boeing stock is down -0.12% at $73.58 in a 52-week range of $56.01-$80.65.