Aerospace & Defense

Why Boeing Earnings Did Not Excite Investors

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported first-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.01 on revenues of $20.98 billion. In ...
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Why Lockheed Results Are Not Dragging Defense Stocks Down

When earnings and revenues and guidance all come in at lower-than-expected levels, a company's stock price usually takes some punishment. That's what's happening to Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) Tuesday ...
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Boeing’s Dilemma: 1 New Airplane or 2 to Address Middle Market?

According to an exclusive report Tuesday morning from Reuters and U.S. News & World Report, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is nearing a decision to launch a larger version of its ...
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Should Boeing Worry as China Preps Jetliner for First Flight?

Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, better known as Comac, on Sunday completed the final ground test of the country's first big commercial passenger jet, the C919. Its first flight test ...
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Why Aircraft Carriers Are Hard to Sink

North Korea has threatened to sink the USS Vinson, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier. Information about these modern carriers shows that are immensely difficult to attack successfully. The Vinson was launched ...
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Should Boeing Worry Now That Airbus Has Delivered First A321neo to Virgin America?

European aircraft maker Airbus on Thursday delivered the first A321neo off the company's assembly line to long-time customer Virgin America, which is now part of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Boeing to Fire Hundreds as Aircraft Sales Slow

The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) will shed more employees as it faces new orders and production slow down for some of the company's current commercial jets. According to reports Monday ...
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Analyst Has Top Defense and Aerospace Stocks to Buy Before Q1 Earnings

Needless to say, the defense and aerospace sector has been red-hot since the election of Donald Trump back in November. Toss in the uncertainty in the Middle East and on ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Is Growing Even More Bullish on United Tech

Although 2017 has been slow for United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), with the stock up only about 3% so far, some analysts are growing more bullish on the firm. Specifically, ...
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How Defense Stocks Reacted to Missile Attack on Syria

The U.S. missile attack against a Syrian airport marks a significant departure in U.S. Middle East policy that may indicate a greater willingness to use military force against the Syrian ...
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Boeing Delivers 169 Commercial Jets in Q1, Turns Now to Air Force Contract

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) delivered 169 commercial jets in the first quarter of 2017, setting the company up to exceed its projected total for this year. Boeing delivered 748 commercial ...
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Boeing Creates Venture Fund, Invests in 2 Aerospace Firms

Joining a stampede of established, large-cap firms, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced Wednesday morning that the company has created an "innovation cell" to invest in a variety of "potentially transformative ...
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Why United Tech Is Now the Most Attractive Conglomerate Stock

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) shares have made a slow start to 2017, up only about 3% so far. However, one brokerage firm sees smooth sailing ahead for this company, ...
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Airbus Offers More Seating Capacity on Superjumbo A380

The Airbus A380 has long been the highest capacity commercial aircraft in the world. The plane can seat between 525 and more than 600 passengers, or fewer if an airline ...
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Boeing Agrees to $3 Billion Sale of 737s to Iranian Carrier

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) on Tuesday confirmed that the company has signed a memorandum of agreement with Iran Aseman Airlines calling for the purchase of 30 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes ...
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