UBS puts Sell rating on Embraer

Nov. 22, 2016: UBS resumed coverage on Embraer (NYSE: ERJ) today, rating the stock a Sell. It is the only Sell rating among seven analysts previously covering the company; six are Buys and one is Hold. UBS rated… Read More

Two analysts, two very different views of Boeing free cash flow

Sept. 13, 2016: Two aerospace analysts took a look at Boeing’s free cash flow estimates for the next five years and came away with very different conclusions. Cai von Ruhmor of Cowen & Co. believes the 787, 737… Read More

Pontifications: Dissecting Boeing’s 2016 delivery guidance

Feb. 8, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Boeing’s surprise guidance for 2016 for fewer deliveries on the 737 and 767 lines raised as many questions as officials answered on the Jan. 27 earnings call. The lower guidance led to… Read More

Boeing earnings call: will Muilenburg be more forthcoming than McNerney?

See Scott Hamilton’s new column with Forbes on-line, It’s time for hard questions for Boeing. Jan. 26, 2016, © Leeham Co. Boeing’s earnings call tomorrow could have additional revelations about the 777 production rate and how its cash… Read More

Boeing 3Q result positive; first analyst take

Oct. 21, 2015: Boeing reported a strong 3Q2015, with good cash flow and above-consensus revenue. 787 deferred production rose but less than some analysts predicted, yet in-line with International Institute for Strategic Leadership. The press release is here…. Read More

Boeing investors day

May 12, 2015: Boeing held its annual investors day May 12. Note in particular the Buckingham and Wells Fargo commentary on the 777 bridge to 777X.

Analysts hone in on Boeing Free Cash Flow

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Odds and Ends: BBD sale; MC-21 forecast; “A322”

Bombardier Sale: Financially pressed Bombardier sold its military training unit to Canadian supplier CAE for C$19.8m. It’s not a big cash infusion into BBD, but at this point every little bit helps. Last week, before today’s CAE announcement,… Read More

Bombardier misses guidance in preview of 2014 results, stock plunges 22% in early trading

Jan. 15, 2015: Bombardier, struggling with poor aerospace sales across its business jet and commercial lines, missed previous guidance on cash flow and other metrics, three Wall Street investment banks reported today. BBD’s stock traded off 22% in… Read More

Aging Boeing 757 engines skew operating expenses

Jan. 8, 2015: Engines on the aging fleet of Boeing 757s are a key reason operating costs of this rather unique airplane are between 20% and 30% more than a Boeing 737-9 or an Airbus A321neo. “The thing… Read More