Analyst reaction to Boeing investors day

May 12, 2016: Analysts were largely underwhelmed in their take-aways from the Boeing investors day. Their reactions: Bernstein Research (Outperform) Boeing held its investor conference this week, including tours of Everett and Renton facilities. Overall, we viewed the… Read More

Analysts skeptical going into Boeing investors day

Subscription Required Introduction May 12, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Boeing executives faced skeptical aerospace analysts at its annual investors day yesterday in Seattle. Presentations by Dennis Muilenburg, CEO of The Boeing Co., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer,… Read More

Boeing investors day: Conner: today’s hard decisions assure future

May 11, 2016: Decisions Boeing has made today have been hard, but assure Boeing will be around another 100 years, says Ray Conner, CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “We compete every day with aggressive competitors.” Note: Boeing is holding… Read More

Boeing investors day: Smith: becoming a global industrial champion

May 11, 2016: Boeing strives to be a global industrial champion, not just against its peer group, says Greg Smith, the chief financial officer of The Boeing Co. Boeing has a continuing commitment to returning cash to shareholders, repurchasing… Read More

Boeing investors day: Muilenburg: we cannot stand still

  May 11, 2016: Boeing is in the strongest position it’s ever been but Boeing cannot stand still, says Dennis Muillenburg, chairman and CEO of The Boeing Co. Customers want high value and low costs. “Our goal is… Read More

Airbus, Boeing split YTD orders leads

May 10, 2016: Airbus and Boeing split the leads for orders year-to-date through April 30 (May 2), following the monthly total released today by Airbus. Airbus led in wide-body orders by a wide margin. Boeing thumped Airbus in… Read More

Pontifications: Derivatives at Boeing

May 9, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Last week proved to be significant when the CEO of The Boeing Co. and the head of the 737 MAX program each said the company is looking at revising its smallest member… Read More

How good is a MAX 7X and why would it replace the original?

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription required Introduction May 9, 2016, © Leeham Co: Boeing is considering changing the 737 MAX 7 in a rather drastic way. The present model would be hitting the market as the last of the… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Landing after navigation

6 May 2016, ©. Leeham Co: In a recent Corner, we covered how to navigate a modern airliner with the help of the Flight Management System (FMS). We described how the FMS uses different navigation receivers to fly the… Read More

C Series charge spotlights 787 deferred costs

Subscription Required May 4, 2016: (c) Leeham Co.: The $500m charge reported last week by Bombardier for 127 recent orders for its C Series resulted in shining the spotlight on Boeing’s deferred production costs for the 787. As LNC… Read More