Aerospace & Defense

Boeing Reigns as DJIA’s Best Performer in 2017

For the first time in three weeks, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) stock posted a week-over-week gain. Shares added about 0.3% last week and pushed Boeing's year-to-date share price gain to ...
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Boeing, Up Over 50%, Helps Rise in Dow

As of Tuesday's close, shares of Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) have added 53% for the year to date, far outdistancing second-place Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), which has gained a not-unimpressive ...
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US Air Force Revs Up for ThunderDrone

At a competition last week at New Mexico's Holloman Air Force Base, the U.S. Air Force kicked off its Light Attack Experiment, an effort to find a low-cost, light-attack fighter ...
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US Navy Preps for Drone Refueling Competition

In 2015, the U.S. Navy ended its test unmanned combat air system demonstration (UCAS-D) program and two prototype X-47Bs built by Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) went into storage in ...
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SpaceX to Send Supercomputer Into Space

SpaceX Technologies, an aerospace firm founded and led by Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk, is set to launch a supercomputer into space Monday as part of a resupply mission ...
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Boeing Holds On as DJIA’s Best Performer in 2017

For the second week in a row, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) stock dipped week over week. Shares lost about 1.2% last week, on top of 1.65% in the prior week. ...
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What United Tech Would Really Get by Acquiring Rockwell Collins — a Lot!

Some conglomerates manage to grow through organic efforts, and sometimes they grow through acquisitions. United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) reportedly has been in talks to acquire Rockwell Collins Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Boeing Remains DJIA’s Best Performer in 2017

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) stock dropped 1.65% last week, but that was hardly enough to make the company give up its top ranking as the best-performing stock among the 30 ...
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US Army Orders Troops to Stop Using Chinese-Made Drones

The U.S. Army has ordered its troops immediately to stop using drones made by China's Da-Jiang Innovations Science & Technology, better known as DJI. The company manufactures the world's most ...
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US Air Force Finds Way to Lower Cost of Air Force One

The U.S. Air Force and Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) have come up with a way to lower the cost of a new fleet of Air Force One presidential jets. Instead ...
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Lockheed Martin Gets $3.7 Billion Payday on F-35s

After markets closed on Friday, Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) was awarded an interim payment of $3.7 billion for 50 of its F-35 Joint Strike Fighters. The planes are part ...
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Boeing Stock Soared Last Week to Widen Lead as DJIA’s Best Performer

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported second-quarter results last Wednesday, and by the closing bell on Friday the stock had added a whopping 13.7% to its share price. It and now ...
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Airbus Reports Cut to A380 Production, More Worries Over A320neo

European aircraft maker Airbus reported first-half 2017 results Thursday morning, and the news was almost uniformly weak. The company's revenues for the first half of the year totaled €28.71 billion, ...
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Why Investors Like Boeing Earnings So Much

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported second-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.55 on revenues of $22.74 billion. In ...
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Boeing Forecasts Global Demand for 1.2 Million New Pilots, Techs by 2036

At a meeting of aircraft enthusiasts in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Monday morning, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) projected that global demand over the next 20 years for new commercial pilots, technicians and ...
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