Investors purchased shares of Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA) on weakness during trading on Friday. $181.88 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $133.99 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $47.89 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, Boeing had the 3rd highest net in-flow for the day. Boeing traded down ($0.06) for the day and closed at $133.47

A number of research firms have commented on BA. Societe Generale set a $140.00 price target on shares of Boeing and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 28th. Jefferies Group set a $165.00 price target on shares of Boeing and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 28th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “sector perform” rating and issued a $132.00 price target (up from $128.00) on shares of Boeing in a research report on Thursday, April 28th. Argus boosted their price target on shares of Boeing from $140.00 to $155.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 28th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. set a $101.00 price target on shares of Boeing and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 28th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $147.48.

The company has a 50-day moving average of $130.44 and a 200 day moving average of $127.62. The firm has a market capitalization of $85.02 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.04.

Boeing (NYSE:BA) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, April 27th. The aircraft producer reported $1.74 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.83 by $0.09. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.97 EPS. The company had revenue of $22.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $21.90 billion. Boeing’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts forecast that Boeing Co. will post $8.33 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, August 12th will be given a dividend of $1.09 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 10th. This represents a $4.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.27%.

In other news, SVP Thomas J. Downey sold 6,047 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $134.00, for a total value of $810,298.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 39,167 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,248,378. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, SVP Timothy John Keating sold 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $131.61, for a total transaction of $2,632,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 70,096 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,225,334.56. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several hedge funds and institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Roof Eidam & Maycock ADV increased its position in shares of Boeing by 1.3% in the fourth quarter. Roof Eidam & Maycock ADV now owns 7,543 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock worth $1,091,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC raised its stake in Boeing by 5.1% in the fourth quarter. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC now owns 7,645 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock valued at $1,105,000 after buying an additional 368 shares in the last quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC raised its stake in Boeing by 22.5% in the fourth quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC now owns 7,765 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock valued at $1,123,000 after buying an additional 1,424 shares in the last quarter. Hallmark Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in Boeing during the fourth quarter valued at $1,142,000. Finally, Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. bought a new stake in Boeing during the fourth quarter valued at $1,208,000.

The Boeing Company is an aerospace firm. The Company operates in five segments: Commercial airplanes; Defense, Space & Security (BDS) business, such as Boeing Military Aircraft (BMA), Network & Space Systems (N&SS) and Global Services & Support (GS&S), and Boeing Capital (BCC). Its Commercial Airplanes segment develops, produces and markets commercial jet aircraft, which provides related support services to the commercial airline industry.

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