Boeing reported a 12 percent jump in profit per share and raised its full-year forecast.
Net income rose to $1.51 a share from $1.35 a year ago as revenue increased 11 percent to $22.13 billion, it said on Wednesday. The gain came largely from a 14 percent surge in aircraft deliveries.
Core earnings, which exclude some pension and other costs, jumped 16 percent to $1.80 a share from $1.55.
Boeing raised its full-year core earnings forecast to between $6.50 and $6.65 a share from a previous outlook of $6.20 to $6.40.
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It also lifted the forecast for unadjusted 2013 earnings to between $5.40 and $5.55 a share from $5.10 to $5.30.