|January 29, 2013|
|12:19 EDT||BA||Earnings Preview: Boeing sentiment mixed ahead of Q4 earnings report |
The Boeing Company (BA) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Wednesday, January 30 before the market open with a conference call scheduled for 10:30 am ET. Boeing is a diversified aerospace company... EXPECTATIONS: Analysts are looking for EPS of $1.19 on revenue of $22.36B, according to First Call. The consensus range for EPS is $1.02-$1.28 on revenue of $21.14B-$23.17B... LAST QUARTER: Boeing reported Q3 EPS of $1.35 against estimates for $1.12 on revenue of $20.01B against estimates for $20.03B. On its Q3 earnings report, the company raised its FY12 EPS and revenue guidance. The FY12 EPS view was raised to $4.80-$4.95 from $4.40-$4.60, consensus $4.73. The FY12 revenue forecast was increased to $80.5B-$82B from $79.5B-$81.5B, consensus $80.65B. FY12 cash flow was also seen greater than $5.5B, up from prior guidance of greater than $5B. On the company’s Q3 conference call, management said passenger traffic "remained resilient," and a "dramatic replacement cycle for commercial planes" was being witnessed. Overall, the company said the defense markets were expected to trend with the threat of budget cuts... STREET RESEARCH: Street research has been mixed in the weeks leading up to Boeing’s Q4 earnings report. The recent weakness in the shares was seen as a buying opportunity by several firms including Sterne Agee, Wells Fargo, and Argus. Conversely, Boeing was downgraded by BB&T and Goldman Sachs on January 8 and January 16, respectively. Regarding the recent grounding of 787 Dreamliner, the worst case scenario was seen as a $5B write off, according to Howard Rubel, a Jefferies & Co. analyst... PRICE ACTION: Boeing’s shares have traded in a choppy pattern since Q3’s results were released in late October, and currently sit at approximately the same level as they did three months ago. In early afternoon trading ahead of Wednesday's Q4 report, Boeing’s shares are down about 0.70%.
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|April 17, 2014|
|11:19 EDT||BA||Boeing reports 5 new orders since last update, cuts 737 net orders by 5|
Boeing reported 5 new orders for 737s from an unidentified customer or customers in an update on its orders through April 15 posted to its corporate website. In the changes category, Boeing reduced 737 net orders by 5.
|April 15, 2014|
|10:25 EDT||BA||Spirit AeroSystems new pact with Boeing removes a risk, says Wells Fargo|
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|06:29 EDT||BA||Fuji Heavy Industries o open factory plant for next-gen Boeing jets, Nikkei says|
Fuji Heavy Industries (FUJHY) plans to open a new factory next year to produce parts for Boeing's (BA) next-generation 666X passenger jets, reports Nikkei. Fuji Heavy Industries is expected to spend $97.6M for the new plant and will likely build enough parts to equip 100 of the new aircraft next year. Reference Link
|April 14, 2014|
|16:49 EDT||BA||Spirit AeroSystems, Boeing amend supply agreement|
Spirit AeroSystems (SPR) disclosed in a regulatory filing that on April the company entered an agreement with Boeing (BA) amending Spirit’s long-term supply agreement with Boeing covering products for Boeing’s B737, B747, B767 and B777 commercial aircraft programs. The amended agreement establishes pricing terms for recurring products for the period commencing on April 1 and ending on December 31, 2015. Prices will continue to be adjusted each year based on a quantity-based price adjustment formula described in the agreement, whereby average per-unit prices are higher at lower volumes. Prices continue to be subject to other adjustments provided for under the agreement. The new pricing terms will not be applied to the period prior to April 1. Spirit does not expect the amended agreement to have a material impact on previously announced EPS guidance.
|07:06 EDT||BA||U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation to hold a symposium|
GEOINT 2013 Symposium, originally scheduled for October 2013, is being held in Tampa, Florida on April 14-17.
|April 11, 2014|
|08:22 EDT||BA||AerCap completes 29 aircraft transactions in Q1|
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|April 9, 2014|
|13:49 EDT||BA||Boeing, Air Canada sign agreement for Boeing Maintenance Performance Toolbox|
Boeing (BA) announced that Air Canada (AIDIF) has signed an agreement to implement the Boeing Maintenance Performance Toolbox to support maintenance operations for its 767, 777, 787 and 737 MAX airplane fleets. The Maintenance Performance Toolbox suite delivers access to information that technicians need to resolve airplane maintenance issues. As part of the Toolbox deployment project, Boeing will also provide services for transition and migration of customized data from maintenance management applications currently used by Air Canada, and will enable integration with existing maintenance resource planning systems.
|April 7, 2014|
|12:21 EDT||BA||Boeing now sees completing C-17 production in mid-2015|
Boeing adjusted slightly the timing for ending C-17 Globemaster III production and closing its Long Beach, Calif., C-17 final assembly facility after a successful two-decade production run of the world's premier airlifter.Based on current market trends and the timing of expected orders, Boeing anticipates completing C-17 production in mid-2015, an adjustment of approximately three months from an initial estimate of late 2015. The company announced plans to end C-17 production in September 2013. Boeing expects inventory–related charges of approximately $50M, which will be recorded in Q1, as a result of this announcement.
|April 6, 2014|
|18:00 EDT||BA||U.S. says ending Boeing fighter jet line won't damage suppliers, Reuters says |
The Defense Department decided that halting orders for Boeing's F/A-18 fighter jets and EA-18G electronic attack planes would not jeopardize suppliers for other big weapons programs, says Reuters. Reference Link