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Boeing is a US-based company that manufactures commercial airplanes and military aircraft, helicopters, weapons, launch systems, satellites, electronic and defense systems and more. It’s the largest aerospace company in the world, and America’s biggest manufacturing exporter. The company serves customers in over 150 countries.
Boeing is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and employs over 140,000 staff in the USA and in more than 65 countries around the world. The company has regional executives in offices on every continent to extend its global reach and local market focus. More than 70 per cent of Boeing’s total order book is represented by customers outside the US.
Boeing is organised into three business units: Commercial Airplanes; Defence, Space & Security; and Boeing Global Services. Boeing Capital Corporation, a global provider of financing solutions, supports these units.
Boeing is probably best known as the manufacturer of commercial jetliners used by air travellers around the world for decades. Today the company manufactures the 737, 747, 767, 777 and 787 families of airplanes as well as the Boeing Business Jet range. But Boeing faces some stiff competition in aircraft manufacturing. Rivals seeking to increase their market share include Airbus, Embraer and Bombardier.
Boeing has been around for over a century, and it’s been a household name for much of that time. Among its many landmark achievements, the company designed and built the first stage of the Saturn V rocket for the Apollo expeditions to the moon.
The Boeing stock floated on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on 2 January 1962. Since then, the Boeing share price has been listed and traded on the NYSE and is included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 100 and the S&P 500 stock market indices.
So far in 2020, the value of Boeing stock dropped 47 per cent year-to-date. The BA shares also experienced a downward pressure after the company released worse than expected second-quarter earnings results. The company revealed $4.20 losses per share versus the expected $2.54. The revenue fell 25 per cent from $15.75 billion a year earlier, which is lower than the expected $13.16 billion.
Commenting on Boeing performance, Dave Calhoun, Boeing president and chief executive officer, said: “We remained focused on the health of our employees and communities while proactively taking action to navigate the unprecedented commercial market impacts from the Covid-19 pandemic. We're working closely with our customers, suppliers and global partners to manage the challenges to our industry, bridge to recovery and rebuild to be stronger on the other side."
Looking at the BA stock price today, you can see that in a one-year period the Boeing stock value has been fluctuating within a range of $89.00-$391.00. Since the large sell-off in March 2020, the BA stock quote steadily grew from around $95.01 on 20 March to $180.13 on 11 August 2020, which is a growth of 89 per cent.
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