Boeing Co. | $BA Stock | Shares Fly As Q4 Earnings Top Estimates


Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA)



Boeing Co. Earnings

On Wednesday before the market opened, Boeing Co. ($BA) announced fourth quarter earnings that topped expectations and sent shares flying in the pre-market session. The company announced adjusted earnings per share of $2.47 on $23.29 billion in revenue while analysts were looking for $2.34 earnings per shares on $23.13 billion in revenue. BA has been on a tear the past few months and I don’t expect to slow down anytime soon. Currently analysts have an average price target of $161.80.


BA Technicals


Looking at the 5-minute chart above you will see that shares are looking to open higher from Tuesdays close at $160.55 with pre-market highs reaching $164 marking a 2.1% pop in value. $160 is a big pivot on the daily chart and should act as support going forward. We should also see support at $161 while resistance will be met at $164 and $165. Shares should be more volatile than normal providing plenty of trading opportunities for active traders. Check out these links for more information on Warrior Trading and the penny stock trading strategies we implement in their chat room!


CEO Comments

“With solid fourth quarter operating performance and a sharp strategic focus, we extended our aerospace market leadership in our centennial year and positioned Boeing for continued growth and success in our second century,” said Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg.


Company Profile

The Boeing Co. is an aerospace company that manufactures commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Its products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training. The company is organized into three business units: Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Boeing Defense, Space & Security and Boeing Capital. The Commercial Airplanes segment develops, produces and markets commercial jet aircraft and provides related support services, principally to the commercial airline industry worldwide.

Its Defense, Space & Security business comprises three segments: Boeing Military Aircraft, Network & Space Systems and Global Services & Support. The Boeing Military Aircraft segment is engaged in the research, development, production and modification of manned and unmanned military aircraft and weapons systems for global strike, including fighter and combat rotorcraft aircraft and missile systems; global mobility, including tanker, rotorcraft and tilt-rotor aircraft; and airborne surveillance and reconnaissance, including command and control, battle management and airborne anti-submarine aircraft.

The Network & Space Systems segment is engaged in the research, development, production and modification of the following products and related services: electronics and information systems, including command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, cyber and information solutions, and intelligence systems; strategic missile and defense systems; space and intelligence systems, including satellites and commercial satellite launch vehicles; and space exploration.

The Global Services & Support segment provides customers with mission readiness through total support solutions. Its global services business sustains aircraft and systems with a full spectrum of products and services through integrated logistics, including supply chain management and engineering support; maintenance, modification and upgrades for aircraft; and training systems and government services, including pilot and maintenance training.

The Boeing Capital segment seeks to ensure that Boeing customers have the financing they need to buy and take delivery of their Boeing product and manages overall financing exposure. The company was founded by William Edward Boeing on July 15, 1916 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL. –MarketWatch