Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer (NYSE:ERJ) recently announced disappointing earnings. But the company is on solid financial footing, and manufactures commercial planes for regional travel, a sector which is poised to grow over the next several years. In the accompanying video, contributor Asit Sharma discusses Embraer and why he believes it's an intriguing company for the long term.

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