Analysts rate The Boeing Company (BA:NYE) with a Strong Buy, $265 Target

STA Research
by: STA Research

Analysts rate The Boeing Company with a consensus Strong Buy rating  and a 12-month average target price of $264.46 per share.

JP Morgan & Company maintained their Overweight rating for The Boeing Company  with a target of $270 on the company’s stock price.

Based on The Boeing Company stock forecasts from 16 analysts, the average analyst target price for The Boeing Company is USD 264.46 over the next 12 months. The Boeing Company’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of The Boeing Company is Bearish, which is based on 2 positive signals and 8 negative signals. At the last closing, The Boeing Company’s stock price was USD 175.52. The Boeing Company’s stock price has changed by +6.35% over the past week, -34.52% over the past month and -33.92% over the last year.

The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sells, services, and supports commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defence, human space flight and launch systems, and services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Commercial Airplanes; Defense, Space & Security; Global Services; and Boeing Capital. The company was incorporated in 1916 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. Address: 100 North Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL, United States, 60606-1596

What we like:

High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What we don’t like:

Poor risk-adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk-adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns, the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Negative cash flow

The company had negative total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Overpriced on a free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering buying.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

 

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