The Boeing Company

Industry: Aerospace Defence

Fortune Rank: 28

BA develops and produces jet transports, military aircraft and space and missile systems through 4 segments: commercial airplanes, military aircraft and missiles, space and communications and BCC. For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, net sales rose 8% to $28.02B. Net income from cont. ops. before accounting change fell 10% to $1.08B. Results reflect increased service revenues, offset by higher general and administrative expense.

The Boeing Company is an aerospace company organized based on the products and services it offers. The Company operates in six principal segments: Commercial Airplanes; Aircraft and Weapon Systems (A&WS), Network Systems, Support Systems and Launch and Orbital Systems (L&OS), collectively Integrated Defense Systems (IDS), and Boeing Capital Corporation (BCC). It also established an Other segment classification, which principally includes the activities of Connexion by Boeing, a two-way data communications service for global travelers, and Boeing Technology, a research and development organization focused on technologies, improved processes and the creation of new products. Effective April 1, 2004, Air Traffic Management, a business unit developing new approaches to a global solution to address air traffic management issues, was absorbed into Phantom Works research division, which is included within Boeing Technology.

The Boeing Company

The Boeing Company is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 The Boeing Company was ranked number 28 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 28th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

The Boeing Company achieved revenue of $68,281.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $1,312.00 million.

The Boeing Company' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 28th compared to 34th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $60,909 million (a change of 8 million compared to 2010) and profits of $2,672 million (a change of $-1 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then The Boeing Company would be ranked 97th rather than 28th due to its profits of $1,312 in 2010.

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