Boeing: The Defense Segment In Focus

The Boeing Company (BA) is the second largest defense contractor in the United States and derives 22.5% of revenues from their Defense, Space and Security division. The US defense budget is increasing and this market opportunity is important for Boeing to diversify their commercial aircraft exposure. Government contracts provide stability and remain constant during periods of economic contraction; whereas the commercial aircraft business is heavily dependent on the consumer’s ability to discretionary spend for travel.  more

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