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When looking at an industry stalwart the size of Boeing (NYSE:BA), it can be quite daunting for investors to ascertain if the company is a good investment or not. Fear not, though: At the end of the day, it's all about how much cash a business generates each year, and if that amount sufficiently compensates investors for the risk of their investment. In Boeing's most recent report there were three key area's giving investors insight into how much cash Boeing can generate, and what the company plans to do with it.

In the video below, Motley Fool analyst Blake Bos will discuss the company's massive stock buyback, book to bill ratios, and profitability. He'll then explain some long-term trends affecting Boeing, and delve into whether he thinks the company looks like good investment at today's prices.