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Boeing said it expects core earnings to rise to as much as $7.20 a share in 2014, up less than 2 percent from $7.07 a share for 2013.. Robert Stallard, analyst at RBC Capital Markets, said he expected concern about the 2014 forecast, but Boeing's pattern of conservative guidance at the start of the year was well-established.
Boeing posted quarterly results Wednesday that exceeded expectations, but share prices dropped sharply on its 2014 revenue and profit projections.
Chicago- based Boeing said net income in the quarter rose to $1.23 billion, or $1.61 a share, from $978 million, or $1.28 a share, a year earlier. Boeing said it would deliver between 715 and 725 commercial airplanes this year, a possible increase of nearly 12 percent from a record 648 in 2013..
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Earnings reports from Boeing and dozens of other major companies could set the course for stocks Wednesday, as the Dow reaches for new highs.
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