July 23, 2014

Boeing reports second-quarter results

Boeing reported second-quarter core earnings per share (non-GAAP) of $2.42, reflecting strong performance and favorable tax items. Commercial Airplanes second-quarter revenue increased 5% to $14.3bn on higher deliveries. Second-quarter operating margin was 10.8%, reflecting the delivery volume and strong performance offset by the $238m pre-tax charge on the KC-46A Tanker program. During the quarter, Commercial Airplanes delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner and the 787 program received 330-minute ETOPS certification. In July, Emirates Airline and Qatar Airways finalized orders totaling 200 777X airplanes and Monarch Airlines announced a commitment to purchase 30 737 MAX airplanes. Commercial Airplanes booked 264 net orders during the quarter. Backlog remains strong with over 5,200 airplanes valued at a record $377bn.

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