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How to buy The Boeing Company stock
Learn how to easily invest in The Boeing Company stock.
The Boeing Company (BA) is a leading aerospace & defense business based in the US. It opened the day at $217.38 after a previous close of $217.08. During the day the price has varied from a low of $213.42 to a high of $221.95. The latest price was $214.19 (25 minute delay). The Boeing Company is listed on the NYSE and employs 141,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in The Boeing Company
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – BA – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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What's in this guide?
- BA shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is BA stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Is BA suitable for ethical investing?
- Are BA shares over-valued?
- The Boeing Company's financials
- How volatile are BA shares?
- Does The Boeing Company pay a dividend?
- Have BA shares ever split?
- Other common questions
How has coronavirus impacted The Boeing Company's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, The Boeing Company's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last close price was $214.19, which is 35.17% down on its pre-crash value of $330.38 and 140.66% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $89.00.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of The Boeing Company shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $333.76 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $676.84.
The Boeing Company stock price (NYSE: BA)Use our graph to track the performance of BA stocks over time.
The Boeing Company shares at a glance
|52-week range||$185.26 - $278.57|
|50-day moving average||$208.87|
|200-day moving average||$224.77|
|Wall St. target price||$260.67|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-14.51|
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Is it a good time to buy The Boeing Company stock?
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The Boeing Company price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-13)||-4.34%|
|1 month (2021-12-17)||N/A|
|3 months (2021-10-21)||-0.07%|
|6 months (2021-07-21)||-3.75%|
|1 year (2021-01-21)||3.27%|
|2 years (2020-01-21)||-31.65%|
|3 years (2019-01-18)||364.73|
|5 years (2017-01-20)||34.26%|
Is The Boeing Company stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing The Boeing Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of The Boeing Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
The Boeing Company's PEG ratio
The Boeing Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 6.5305. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into The Boeing Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
The Boeing Company's EBITDA
The Boeing Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $6.6 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a The Boeing Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
The Boeing Company financials
|Revenue TTM||$62.8 billion|
|Gross profit TTM||$-1,690,000,000|
|Return on assets TTM||-1.43%|
|Return on equity TTM||-9999999%|
|Market capitalisation||$132.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
The Boeing Company's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like The Boeing Company.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
The Boeing Company's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 41.15
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and The Boeing Company's overall score of 41.15 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 86th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like The Boeing Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
The Boeing Company's environmental score
Environmental score: 12.02/100
The Boeing Company's environmental score of 12.02 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that The Boeing Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
The Boeing Company's social score
Social score: 22.37/100
The Boeing Company's social score of 22.37 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that The Boeing Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
The Boeing Company's governance score
Governance score: 11.76/100
The Boeing Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that The Boeing Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
The Boeing Company's controversy score
Controversy score: 4/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. The Boeing Company scored a 4 out of 5 for controversy – the second-lowest score possible, reflecting that The Boeing Company has a damaged public profile.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||41.15|
|Total ESG percentile||86.46|
|Environmental score percentile||5|
|Social score percentile||5|
|Governance score percentile||5|
|Level of controversy||4|
The Boeing Company share dividends
We're not expecting The Boeing Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have The Boeing Company's shares ever split?
The Boeing Company's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 8 June 1997. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your The Boeing Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for The Boeing Company shares which in turn could have impacted The Boeing Company's share price.
The Boeing Company share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, The Boeing Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $185.26 up to $278.5671. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while The Boeing Company's is 1.5129. This would suggest that The Boeing Company's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
The Boeing Company overview
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. The company operates through four segments: Commercial Airplanes; Defense, Space & Security; Global Services; and Boeing Capital. The Commercial Airplanes segment provides commercial jet aircraft for passenger and cargo requirements, as well as fleet support services. The Defense, Space & Security segment engages in the research, development, production, and modification of manned and unmanned military aircraft and weapons systems; strategic defense and intelligence systems, which include strategic missile and defense systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, cyber and information solutions, and intelligence systems; and satellite systems, such as government and commercial satellites, and space exploration. The Global Services segment offers products and services, including supply chain and logistics management, engineering, maintenance and modifications, upgrades and conversions, spare parts, pilot and maintenance training systems and services, technical and maintenance documents, and data analytics and digital services to commercial and defense customers. The Boeing Capital segment offers financing services and manages financing exposure for a portfolio of equipment under operating and finance leases, notes and other receivables, assets held for sale or re-lease, and investments. The company was founded in 1916 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of The Boeing Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.094% of The Boeing Company shares are held by insiders and 53.264% by institutions. How many people work for The Boeing Company?
Latest data suggests 141,000 work at The Boeing Company. When does the fiscal year end for The Boeing Company?
The Boeing Company's fiscal year ends in December. Where is The Boeing Company based?
The Boeing Company's address is: 100 North Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL, United States, 60606-1596 What is The Boeing Company's ISIN number?
The Boeing Company's international securities identification number is: US0970231058 What is The Boeing Company's CUSIP number?
The Boeing Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 097023105
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