Boeing Stock Hits New 52-Week High (BA)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $101.59, above its previous 52-week high of $101.47 with 1.5 million shares traded as of 10:30 a.m. ET. Average volume has been five million shares over the past 30 days.

Boeing has a market cap of $74.72 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 32.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Boeing as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Boeing Ratings Report.

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