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Boeing
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 27 (Previous rank: 28)
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CEO: W. James McNerney Jr.
Address: 100 N. Riverside Plaza
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-544-2000
Website: www.boeing.com
The launch of the eagerly awaited 787 Dreamliner still hasn't happened, but the aerospace manufacturer is flying high. Profit rose 83.9%, thanks to new plane orders, commercial plane deliveries, and contracts with the military and government, including three successful space shuttle launches in 2007.

In March, the company lost a tanker deal with the U.S. Navy to a group that includes Airbus-parent EADS, the first time the Pentagon has awarded a major aerospace contract to an overseas company.

Revenues 66,387.0 7.9
Profits 4,074.0 83.9
Assets 58,986.0
Stockholders' equity 9,004.0
Market value (3/28/2008) 56,192.3
Revenues 6.1
Assets 6.9
Stockholders' equity 45.2
2007 $ 5.28
% change from 2006 85.3
1997-2007 annual growth rate % N.A.
2007 -0.1
1997-2007 annual rate 7.6
1 Boeing 27 66,387.0
2 United Technologies 39 54,759.0
3 Lockheed Martin 57 41,862.0
4 Honeywell International 73 34,589.0
5 Northrop Grumman 76 32,032.0
6 General Dynamics 87 27,294.0
7 Raytheon 112 22,426.0
8 L-3 Communications 182 13,960.5
9 Textron 202 13,225.0
10 Goodrich 375 6,535.8
11 Precision Castparts 444 5,414.1
12 Rockwell Collins 514 4,415.0
13 Alliant Techsystems 594 3,564.9
14 DRS Technologies 707 2,821.1
15 DynCorp International 874 2,082.3
16 BE Aerospace 980 1,677.7
From the May 5, 2008 issue
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