The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended June 30 (Q2), Boeing beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue improved significantly and GAAP earnings per share increased slightly.
Margins contracted across the board.
Boeing booked revenue of $20.01 billion. The 20 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $19.30 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 21% higher than the prior-year quarter's $16.54 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $1.27. The 25 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $1.11 per share. GAAP EPS of $1.27 for Q2 were 1.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.25 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 16.3%, 390 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.5%, 110 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.8%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $20.03 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.10.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $79.58 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.58.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 3,879 members out of 4,265 rating the stock outperform, and 386 members rating it underperform. Among 940 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 877 give Boeing a green thumbs-up, and 63 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Boeing is outperform, with an average price target of $86.12.
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