Wall Street Analyst Upgrade The Boeing Company [BA]. What else is Wall St. saying


The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] closed the trading session at $201.32 on 12/31/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $200.03, while the highest price level was $203.69. The company report on December 21, 2021 that Boeing Announces UPS Purchase of 19 767 Freighters.

– UPS enters multi-year agreement to ensure a modern, efficient fleet.

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– Sale adds to record-breaking year for Boeing freighter family.

The stocks have a year to date performance of -5.95 percent and weekly performance of -1.42 percent. The stock has been moved at -14.94 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 6.98 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -10.92 percent over the most recent 3-months.

If compared to the average trading volume of 9.51M shares, BA reached to a volume of 8027965 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about The Boeing Company [BA]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for BA shares is $259.42 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on BA stock is a recommendation set at 2.30. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

JP Morgan have made an estimate for The Boeing Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on November 18, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Wells Fargo raised their target price from $224 to $272. The new note on the price target was released on November 17, 2021, representing the official price target for The Boeing Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $275, while RBC Capital Mkts analysts kept a Outperform rating on BA stock. On September 29, 2021, analysts increased their price target for BA shares from 252 to 279.

The Average True Range (ATR) for The Boeing Company is set at 6.52, with the Price to Sales ratio for BA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.85.

BA stock trade performance evaluation

The Boeing Company [BA] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.42. With this latest performance, BA shares gained by 6.98% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -14.94% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -5.95% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for BA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 47.79, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 49.09, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 46.99 for The Boeing Company [BA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 208.28, while it was recorded at 203.40 for the last single week of trading, and 226.31 for the last 200 days.

The Boeing Company [BA]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and The Boeing Company [BA] shares currently have an operating margin of -10.79 and a Gross Margin at +1.74. The Boeing Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -20.41.

Return on Total Capital for BA is now -18.70, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -41.67. Additionally, BA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 139.29, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 42.68.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, The Boeing Company [BA] managed to generate an average of -$84,206 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.16 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.41.The Boeing Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.40 and a Current Ratio set at 1.40.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for The Boeing Company [BA] stock

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for BA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for The Boeing Company go to 12.33%.

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The Boeing Company [BA]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $62,784 million, or 53.40% of BA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of BA stocks are: NEWPORT TRUST CO with ownership of 43,855,318, which is approximately -0.432% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 42,917,783 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $8.64 billion in BA stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $6.17 billion in BA stock with ownership of nearly -0.476% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in The Boeing Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of January and at the time of the January reporting period, where 883 institutional holders increased their position in The Boeing Company [NYSE:BA] by around 12,641,830 shares. Additionally, 979 investors decreased positions by around 15,126,715 shares, while 331 investors held positions by with 284,093,268 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 311,861,813 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. BA stock had 109 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,772,065 shares, while 141 institutional investors sold positions of 1,977,152 shares during the same period.