Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. boosted its position in shares of Boeing Company (The) (NYSE:BA) by 3.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 6,995 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock after buying an additional 236 shares during the period. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P.’s holdings in Boeing Company (The) were worth $1,237,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. American National Bank increased its stake in shares of Boeing Company (The) by 30.6% in the first quarter. American National Bank now owns 28,410 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock worth $5,025,000 after buying an additional 6,661 shares during the last quarter. Sonata Capital Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Boeing Company (The) by 0.3% in the first quarter. Sonata Capital Group Inc. now owns 4,999 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock worth $884,000 after buying an additional 16 shares during the last quarter. Investment Partners Ltd. OH ADV increased its stake in shares of Boeing Company (The) by 1.1% in the first quarter. Investment Partners Ltd. OH ADV now owns 7,201 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock worth $1,274,000 after buying an additional 79 shares during the last quarter. First Command Financial Services Inc. increased its stake in shares of Boeing Company (The) by 2.3% in the first quarter. First Command Financial Services Inc. now owns 5,028 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock worth $889,000 after buying an additional 111 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Checchi Capital Advisers LLC increased its stake in shares of Boeing Company (The) by 7.9% in the first quarter. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC now owns 6,778 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock worth $1,199,000 after buying an additional 499 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 72.30% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Boeing Company (BA) traded down 0.52% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $239.23. 829,760 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm has a market capitalization of $141.40 billion, a PE ratio of 20.96 and a beta of 1.16. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $227.10 and its 200 day moving average price is $194.29. Boeing Company has a 12 month low of $126.31 and a 12 month high of $246.49.

Boeing Company (The) (NYSE:BA) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The aircraft producer reported $2.55 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.32 by $0.23. The firm had revenue of $22.74 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $22.97 billion. Boeing Company (The) had a net margin of 7.84% and a return on equity of 2,185.10%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.44) EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that Boeing Company will post $9.99 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be issued a dividend of $1.42 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 9th. This represents a $5.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.36%. Boeing Company (The)’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 49.74%.

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A number of equities research analysts recently commented on BA shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Boeing Company (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $228.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Berenberg Bank set a $245.00 price objective on shares of Boeing Company (The) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Cowen and Company restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $215.00 price objective on shares of Boeing Company (The) in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. Credit Suisse Group restated a “sell” rating on shares of Boeing Company (The) in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Vetr upgraded shares of Boeing Company (The) from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $199.85 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, May 18th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating, fourteen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $232.08.

In other Boeing Company (The) news, SVP Thomas J. Downey sold 134 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $241.20, for a total transaction of $32,320.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, SVP Heidi B. Capozzi sold 4,217 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $241.51, for a total transaction of $1,018,447.67. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 83,468 shares of company stock worth $20,353,814 over the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 0.28% of the company’s stock.

About Boeing Company (The)

The Boeing Company is an aerospace company. The Company’s segments include Commercial Airplanes; Defense, Space & Security (BDS), such as Boeing Military Aircraft (BMA), Network & Space Systems (N&SS) and Global Services & Support (GS&S), and Boeing Capital (BCC). The Commercial Airplanes segment develops, produces and markets commercial jet aircraft and provides related support services, to the commercial airline industry.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Boeing Company (The) (NYSE:BA)

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