The Boeing Company’s (NYSE:BA) 747-400s, the most admired wide-body airplane, prices are moving down as carriers rush to replace their flagship planes with newer and more fuel-efficient jets.
Ascend Worldwide Ltd reported that Boeing’s 10 year old passenger 747-400s are value a record low $36 million, almost 10% below similar aged planes previous year, amid high fuel expenses and a cargo drop that has dropped interest in converting plane into freighters.
The drop in prices added to Singapore Airlines Ltd having a sudden loss in the three months period finished March after the sale of the carrier’s previous 747-400 boosted below it forecasted.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. Embraer SA (ADR) (NYSE:ERJ) fell -1.40% to settle at $26.72, Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) moved down -0.84% to end at $82.67 while Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPR) plunged -1.99% to finish on Wednesday at $23.09.
The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) last session volume of 4.72 million shares was slightly higher than its average volume of 4.19 million shares. The stock after opening at $72.41 hit high price of $72.70 and then closed at $72.06 by scoring -0.72%.
BA generated revenue of 73.03 billion in the following twelve months and earned $23.34 billion. The Company showed a positive +31.96% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained +37.99%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 9.57%.
The BA past twelve months price to sales ratio was 3.35 and price to cash ratio remained 4.11. As far as the returns are concern, the BA return on equity was recorded as +38.23% and increased +27.87% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at +21.44%.
The stock showed weekly downbeat performance of -0.75% which was maintained for the month at -4.43%. Likewise the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -10.53% and for the year was +23.54% while the YTD performance remained at +13.70%.
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