1. As of noon trading, Boeing ( BA) is down $0.87 (-1.0%) to $85.56 on light volume Thus far, 2.3 million shares of Boeing exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $85.04-$85.77 after having opened the day at $85.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $86.43.

The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, sale, and support of commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight, and launch systems and services worldwide. Boeing has a market cap of $64.0 billion and is part of the aerospace/defense industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 14.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate Boeing a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Boeing as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Boeing Ratings Report now.

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