Bombardier earnings preview

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Feb. 16, 2016, ©  Leeham Co.: Bombardier’s fourth quarter and full year 2015 financial results will be reportedBBD CS 100 Wednesday, and we don’t expect the situation to be pretty.

Yes, officials will highlight the recent closing of the sale of 30% of the Transportation (Rail) subsidiary.

Yes, the C Series is now on a world tour and appearing at the Singapore Air Show this week.

Yes, the CS100 will enter service in the second quarter.

Yes, the CS300 should be certified, delivered and enter service before the end of this year.

But missing will be any concrete information about new orders.


  • Still no C Series orders since September 2014.
  • Bombardier has its hand out for more government aid.
  • ATR is making a new push in China and North America, the latter a stronghold for the Q400.

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