Aerospace & Defense

Iran Air 747

Will Boeing and Airbus Prosper from Lifting of Iran Sanctions?

Before the 1979 revolution, Iran Air was probably the premier air carrier in the Middle East. The company flew a 747-SP on a daily non-stop, 11-hour flight to New York. ...
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Another Delay Hits Boeing KC-46A Tanker

After taking a $835 million pre-tax,second-quarter charge on its new KC-46A tanker program and just a few weeks before the plane’s first scheduled test flight, The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) ...
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Boeing May Move Some Work Offshore If Ex-Im Bank Closes

No one can say that The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) doesn’t know how to play hardball. Former CEO and current chairman James McNerney said in Washington on Tuesday night that ...
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Boeing, Airbus Chase Potentially Huge Order from Indian Airline

One of India’s leading low-cost airlines, SpiceJet, has been talking with both The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and rival Airbus regarding orders that could total more than 100 single-aisle passenger ...
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Northrop Beats 2Q Earnings and Posts Solid Guidance

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) released its second-quarter earnings report Wednesday before the markets opened. The company had $2.74 in earnings per share (EPS) on $5.90 billion in revenue compared ...
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Short Interest in Boeing Jumped 13%

Short interest through July 15th was released on Friday after markets closed and we thought we’d take a look at what short sellers are thinking about The Boeing Co. (NYSE: ...
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What Does Boeing 787 Dreamliner Cost?

Last Friday, The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) named a new vice president and general manager for its 787 Dreamliner program. Mark Jenks will take over the program from Larry Loftis ...
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What Analysts Have Said After Boeing Q2 Earnings

Shares of Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) rose about 1% on Wednesday following the company’s second-quarter earnings report. Considering that the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped about 0.4% on the day, ...
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How Boeing Earnings Shook Off a Massive Charge

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported second-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.62 on revenues of $24.54 billion. In ...
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FedEx Places $10 Billion Order for Boeing Freighters

In a move that has been expected for at least two weeks, FedEx Inc. (NYSE: FDX) announced late Tuesday that it has placed a firm order for 50 additional 767-300F ...
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What to Look for in Boeing Earnings Report

Before the markets open on Wednesday morning, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) will report second-quarter 2015 results. Consensus estimates call for adjusted earnings per share of $1.42 on revenues of $24.22 ...
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Sikorsky Blackhawk

What the Sikorsky Sale Means to Lockheed and United Tech

In previous decades, the U.S. military-industrial complex was active in terms of mergers and acquisitions (M&A). However, the public might think that this wave of mergers has ended. Currently there ...
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How a $536 Million Charge Will Impact Boeing Earnings

It’s deja vu all over again. Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said Friday morning that it will take a charge of $536 million ($0.77 per share) related to higher engineering and ...
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Analysts Cautious on Aerospace Aftermarket Stocks

Commercial aerospace aftermarket stocks were underperformers in the first quarter of 2015, and analysts at Canaccord Genuity expect more of the same when these firms release second-quarter earnings. The stocks ...
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FedEx to Cut Boeing Order in Half?

The board of directors of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) met in Seattle over the weekend, and one of the items on the agenda, according to Bloomberg, was the purchase of ...
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