Friday, February 21, 2014

What you Need to Know About Boeing

There are two key questions that Foolish investors will be asking after Boeing's latest results. The first is what is its order book going to look like in 2014? The second is whether its disappointing earnings per share, or EPS, guidance of $7.00-$7.20 for 2014 signals a slower delivery schedule or not?

Boeing's order book prospects in 2014
Essentially, Boeing's orders are a proxy for global economic growth. However, they are also guided by industry fundamentals. The good news is that the commercial aviation sector is in better shape than it has been for many years. For example, in December the International Air Transport Association, or IATA, increased its forecast for airline profitability in the coming years.

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