Boeing authorized a $10 billion share buyback, and said it would raise its dividend by 50 percent to 73 cents a share, the company said Monday.
Shares jumped 1.83 percent in the after-hour trade after the announcement. (What's the stock doing now?)
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The $10 billion buyback is on top of the $800 million remaining from a 2007 stock repurchase. Boeing's management plans to buy back shares in the next two or three years.
JetBlue Airways said it began direct charter flights between New York and Havana on Friday.
The DoJ is investigating whether airlines are colluding to grow at a slower pace as part of an effort to keep airfares high.
The unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded above Cape Canaveral, mere minutes after lift off.