Boeing stock: buy or sell?

BA stock price: $287.76 -5.83% At close on February 27th, 2020

Updated on:
February 27th, 2020


Shares of Boeing plunged a dreadful -5.83% and closed at $287.76.

The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sales, services, and supports commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight, and launch systems and services worldwide.

Should I buy Boeing stock?

Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best time to buy them. At, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with Boeing stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Boeing stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for BA stock for the last month.

Boeing stock analysis

Daily outlook

Boeing shares plunged -5.83% to $287.76 today.

Boeing plunged a dreadful -5.83% and closed at $287.76. Since last December when BA stock price broke down the SMA200d line, it slid $-76.25 per share (-20.95%).

BA stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of Boeing collapsed a spooky -12.90% this week. Early February BA climbed a brilliant 5.49% in just one week.

Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down early December, BA fell $-76.25 per share (-20.95%). Trading stocks that are under the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average mark is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support.

BA stock chart (weekly)

Boeing stock price history

Boeing stock historical price chart

BA stock reached all-time highs with a price of $435.56.

Boeing stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' BA stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not found any price forecast for Boeing stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After posting its last earnings report on April, Boeing . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
BA earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a pretty good gain of 7.58% to $101,127.00 M USD. Instead, its income margin (compared to sales) grew to 10.34%, that is $10,460.00 million.

To have an updated picture of the financial situation of Boeing, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Boeing TTM sales up to March 2019 were $100,662.00 and earnings were $10,132.00 million USD. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Boeing business evolution since December 2018: Annual turnover up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, stayed constant a neutral -0.46%. In the same way, profit margin (net income/revenues) remained stable at 10.34%.

BA annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$86,620 M-$4,580 M5.3%-
2014$90,762 M4.78%$5,446 M6.0%18.91%
2015$96,114 M5.90%$5,176 M5.4%-4.96%
2016$94,571 M-1.61%$4,895 M5.2%-5.43%
2017$94,005 M-0.60%$8,458 M9.0%72.79%
2018$101,127 M7.58%$10,460 M10.3%23.67%
TTM $100,662 M-0.46%$10,132 M10.1%-3.14%

Quarterly financial results

Boeing reported $22,917.00 M in sales for 2019-Q1, a -19.14% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $2,149.00 M with a profit margin of 9.38%. Profit margin declined a -2.70% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 12.08%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Boeing sales marked an ugly correction and depreciated a -1.99%.
BA quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$22,740 M-$1,760 M7.7%-
2017-Q3$24,310 M6.90%$1,850 M7.6%5.11%
2017-Q4$24,157 M-0.63%$3,059 M12.7%65.35%
2018-Q1$23,382 M-3.21%$2,477 M10.6%-19.03%
2018-Q2$24,258 M3.75%$2,196 M9.1%-11.34%
2018-Q3$25,146 M3.66%$2,363 M9.4%7.60%
2018-Q4$28,341 M12.71%$3,424 M12.1%44.90%
2019-Q1$22,917 M-19.14%$2,149 M9.4%-37.24%

Boeing ownership

When you are planning to invest in shares of a stock, it's always worth to check its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Boeing, 0.10% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Boeing stock, 68.59% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for BA stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Boeing:

Market cap$161.9 B
Total shares562.8 M
Float shares531.8 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)68.6%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Boeing summary

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
Day range$284.29 - $301.00
Previous close$305.59
Session gain-5.83%
Average true range$8.85
50d mov avg$326.30
100d mov avg$340.73
200d mov avg$346.26
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt03c

Boeing performance

To better understand Boeing performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We compared Boeing against in the following table:

Boeing competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Boeing competitor. This doesn't mean Boeing does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.

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