More on Boeing (BA +0.6%) Q4: core operating earnings +9% to $1.8B as revenues climb 14%. Net...

|About: The Boeing Company (BA)|By:, SA News Editor

More on Boeing (BA +0.6%) Q4: core operating earnings +9% to $1.8B as revenues climb 14%. Net profit slides 30% to $978M. Backlog rises to record $390B from $378B at start of quarter. Commercial Airplanes revenue +32% to $14.2B on higher delivery volume; continuing production on 787 despite suspending deliveries; expects to deliver 635-645 planes in 2013, including Dreamliners. Defense, Space & Security sales -2% to $8.3B; backlog is $71B, more than twice projected 2013 revenue. (PR)