Investors sold shares of Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA) on strength during trading on Thursday. $56.46 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $107.46 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $51.00 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Boeing had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Boeing traded up $0.72 for the day and closed at $133.00

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on BA shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Boeing from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $148.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, April 19th. Vetr raised shares of Boeing from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $139.51 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, April 19th. Bank of America Corp. downgraded shares of Boeing from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $125.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Wednesday, April 20th. Societe Generale set a $140.00 target price on shares of Boeing and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 28th. Finally, Jefferies Group set a $165.00 target price on shares of Boeing and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 28th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. Boeing currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $148.42.

The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $131.18 and a 200-day moving average price of $127.97. The stock has a market cap of $82.97 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.94.

Boeing (NYSE:BA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 27th. The aircraft producer reported ($0.44) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.92) by $0.48. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.62 earnings per share. The firm had revenue of $24.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $23.22 million. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up .9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Boeing Co. will post $6.30 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed 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. This represents a $4.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.28%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 10th.

In other news, SVP Diana L. Sands sold 14,151 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $133.06, for a total transaction of $1,882,932.06. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Randall L. Stephenson purchased 1,871 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 1st. The shares were bought at an average cost of $133.89 per share, for a total transaction of $250,508.19. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 3,721 shares in the company, valued at $498,204.69. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

Other hedge funds recently made changes to their positions in the company. Condor Capital Management increased its stake in shares of Boeing by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Condor Capital Management now owns 10,996 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock worth $1,590,000 after buying an additional 30 shares during the last quarter. Agran Libbie increased its stake in shares of Boeing by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Agran Libbie now owns 22,285 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock worth $3,222,000 after buying an additional 80 shares during the last quarter. Moors & Cabot Inc. increased its stake in shares of Boeing by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. Moors & Cabot Inc. now owns 11,421 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock worth $1,644,000 after buying an additional 87 shares during the last quarter. Horan Capital Advisors LLC. increased its stake in shares of Boeing by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Horan Capital Advisors LLC. now owns 15,984 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock worth $2,311,000 after buying an additional 95 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS increased its stake in shares of Boeing by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 41,147 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock worth $5,949,000 after buying an additional 109 shares during the last quarter.

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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