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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: The Boeing Company, BA

The Boeing Company, BA is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Aerospace/Defense Products & Services in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in USA, The Boeing Company, BA  has a market cap of 80391.41. Since its IPO date on the 1/2/1962, The Boeing Company, BA performance year to date is -9.33%. Today The Boeing Company, BA has gained 0.24%, with a current price of 127.79.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 76.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 76.10%. Return of assets are at 4.00%, with return on investment at 33.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, The Boeing Company, BA is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 16.83. While Total debt/equity is 18.83. With a profit margin of 3.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 13.60%, and operating margin of 5.30%. The Boeing Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.3, while the quick ratio is 0.4.

For the last year The Boeing Company, BA has seen a EPS growth of 0.80%. A performance for the year of -3.02%. The 52-week high is -12.94%, and the 52-week low is 27.23%. The average volume for The Boeing Company, BA is 2422500.

With a target price of 149.27, can The Boeing Company, BA reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of The Boeing Company, BA. The Boeing Company has a P/E of 23.47 and a forward P/E of 13.17. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.11. The Boeing Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.83 and 138.9 respectively. For P/cash, The Boeing Company has a value of 8.68, while it is 15.44 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 127.79, The Boeing Company has a dividend yield of 3.41%. We see a return on equity of 83.90%.

Looking more long-term The Boeing Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 11.13%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 54.09% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 0.80% for this year and for the last five years a 10.90% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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