Investors sold shares of Boeing Company (The) (NYSE:BA) on strength during trading on Friday. $133.05 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $203.15 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $70.10 million out of the stock. Of all companies tracked, Boeing Company (The) had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Boeing Company (The) traded up $0.67 for the day and closed at $240.33

BA has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Cowen and Company lifted their price target on shares of Boeing Company (The) from $9.80 to $300.00 in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Boeing Company (The) from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Boeing Company (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Vetr upgraded shares of Boeing Company (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $206.38 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, June 29th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC lifted their price target on shares of Boeing Company (The) from $200.00 to $230.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 10th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating, fifteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Boeing Company (The) presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $232.08.

The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $231.90 and its 200 day moving average price is $196.93. The firm has a market capitalization of $142.05 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.06 and a beta of 1.18.

Boeing Company (The) (NYSE:BA) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The aircraft producer reported $2.55 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.32 by $0.23. The company had revenue of $22.74 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $22.97 billion. Boeing Company (The) had a net margin of 7.84% and a return on equity of 2,185.10%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($0.44) EPS. On average, analysts expect that Boeing Company will post $9.99 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 11th were issued a dividend of $1.42 per share. This represents a $5.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 9th. Boeing Company (The)’s payout ratio is 49.74%.

In other news, SVP Thomas J. Downey sold 134 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $241.20, for a total transaction of $32,320.80. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Heidi B. Capozzi sold 4,217 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $241.51, for a total transaction of $1,018,447.67. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 83,468 shares of company stock valued at $20,353,814 over the last ninety days. 0.28% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC increased its position in Boeing Company (The) by 31.0% in the second quarter. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC now owns 571 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock worth $113,000 after buying an additional 135 shares during the last quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC increased its position in Boeing Company (The) by 181.9% in the first quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 623 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock worth $115,000 after buying an additional 402 shares during the last quarter. CWH Capital Management Inc. acquired a new position in Boeing Company (The) during the second quarter worth approximately $134,000. Catamount Wealth Management acquired a new position in Boeing Company (The) during the second quarter worth approximately $138,000. Finally, MCF Advisors LLC increased its position in Boeing Company (The) by 9.5% in the first quarter. MCF Advisors LLC now owns 712 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock worth $126,000 after buying an additional 62 shares during the last quarter. 72.30% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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Boeing Company (The) Company Profile

The Boeing Company is an aerospace company. The Company’s segments include Commercial Airplanes; Defense, Space & Security (BDS), such as Boeing Military Aircraft (BMA), Network & Space Systems (N&SS) and Global Services & Support (GS&S), and Boeing Capital (BCC). The Commercial Airplanes segment develops, produces and markets commercial jet aircraft and provides related support services, to the commercial airline industry.

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