Analysis Of Boeing Company And Aerospace And Defence Industry Within Industrial Goods Sector

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Part Three: Analysis of Company Accounts

Section 3.1 Introduction
All three companies under analysis in this part of the report including Airbus Group, the Boeing Company and Lockheed Martin are operating in aerospace and defence industry within industrial goods sector. Financial performance of Boeing is assessed by analysing a series of ratios measuring the efficiency, liquidity, economic value added and profitability of the company accounts. For the reason that ratio may be of little meaning without a yardstick with which it was contrasted, recent performance is therefore compared with progressional results over a period of time using trend analysis. Moreover, cross-sectional analysis is employed to evaluate financial performances of individual segments with competitors who have similar lines-of-business.

Section 3.2 Segmental Information
Section 3.2.1 Commercial Airplanes
Boeing’s Commercial Airplane segment is engaged in developing, manufacturing, marketing of commercial jetliners, as well as providing related commercial aviation services. The Boeing Company is the largest commercial aircraft manufacturer in the United States. So far in the sector of manufacturing 100+ seats passenger jet, the only company that’s able to compete with Boeing is Airbus Group from Europe. Airbus has three principle segments including Airbus Commercial, Airbus Defence and Space, Airbus Helicopters. In most recent fiscal year (i.e 2014), 68% of Airbus Group’s total sales revenue is…

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