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Why Analysts Are Chasing Boeing Shares Higher Again

Now that Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has set new 52-week highs on consecutive days, thanks to a better-than-expected earnings report, several analysts have weighed in on the company's performance for ...
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KC-46A F/A-18

Boeing Takes Hit on Tanker, Faces Less Competition for New Training Jet

It's another good news/bad news day for Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA). First the bad news: During its earnings conference call on Wednesday, the company said it took a fourth-quarter charge on ...
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Boeing Earnings Beat Estimates, but Outlook Could Raise Questions

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results before markets opened Wednesday. For the quarter, the aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.47 on ...
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Did Mercury Systems Just Become the Perfect Trump Stock?

The post-election rally in 2016 was massive, and now the markets have listed sideways for most of the past month as 2017 gets underway. Donald Trump did not wait until ...
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The Pentagon

Smith & Wesson Big Loser as Army Picks Sig Sauer Pistol

The U.S. Army on Friday ended a nearly 10-year long competition to supply the service with a new handgun. The Army awarded a contract valued at $580 million to Sig Sauer, ...
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Boeing’s South Carolina Workers File Again for Union Vote

The International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) filed a petition Monday morning with the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to hold an election at Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: ...
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Air defense missiles

SunTrust Says Trump Will Make Defense Great Again: 5 Top Buys

Given that our military has long been in decline, and that has emboldened many of our adversaries around the world, President Trump's vow to rebuild our armed forces has some on ...
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France’s Safran to Pay $9 Billion for Aircraft Seat Maker Zodiac

A deal that would create the world's third-largest supplier to the aerospace industry was announced Thursday morning. France's Safran said it has agreed to acquire cabin-interior maker Zodiac Aerospace for ...
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The Pentagon

Jefferies Very Selective on Defense and Aerospace Stocks for 2017

One sector that absolutely blew higher after the election was the defense and aerospace stocks, and with good reason. Donald Trump made a point, and he made it often during ...
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As Top Government Contractor, Lockheed Martin’s Risks Multiply Fast (Unless McCain Can Save It)

The Federal Procurement Data System puts out a list of the 100 largest government contractors each year. Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT), already targeted by Donald Trump over the costs ...
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Unmanned Military Weapons to Hit 93,000 Within 10 Years

The use of ground forces, fighter bombers and surveillance planes will be obsolete, when it comes to many of the tasks they perform. They will be replaced, in many cases ...
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Airbus Seals Order for 80 Jets from Saudi Carrier flynas

Saudi Arabian low-cost carrier flynas said on Monday that it will buy 80 Airbus A320neo passenger jets at a list price cost of around $8.6 billion. The order includes an ...
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China’s Landspace Technology May Be SpaceX Competition

SpaceX two-stage Falcon rocket launched 10 satellites and then its first stage section returned to earth. At this point, it would appear the company has no worth competitors. This may ...
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Does SpiceJet’s $23 Billion Order for 205 Boeing Jets Change Anything?

Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) Friday morning announcement of a significant order from India's SpiceJet was expected; the size of the order was not. Maybe it's all about how Boeing counts ...
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How Much Does a Boeing 747 Cost: 2017 May See Last Flight on US Carriers

In September of last year, the chief engineer on Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) 747 jumbo jet program, Joe Sutter, passed away at the age of 95. Now, the last two ...
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