I purchased 30 shares of Boeing Company, (NYSE:BA) stock at $141.72(including commission) per share, totaling $4,252. At the current dividend yield this purchase will add $109.2 to my annual dividend income.
An Overview of Boeing Company
The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sells, services, and supports commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight, and launch systems and services worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Commercial Airplanes, Boeing Military Aircraft, Network & Space Systems, Global Services & Support, and Boeing Capital. The Commercial Airplanes segment develops, produces, and markets commercial jet aircraft for various passenger and cargo requirements, as well as provides related support services to the commercial airline industry. This segment also offers aviation services support, aircraft modifications, spares, training, maintenance documents, and technical advice to commercial and government customers. The Boeing Military Aircraft segment is involved in the research, development, production, and modification of manned and unmanned military aircraft and weapons systems for the global strike and vertical lift, and unmanned airborne systems programs, as well as mobility, surveillance, and engagement. The Network & Space Systems segment engages in the research, development, production, and modification of electronics and information solutions; strategic missile and defense systems; space and intelligence systems; and space exploration products. The Global Services and Support segment offers integrated logistics, including supply chain management and engineering support; maintenance, modification, and upgrades for aircraft; and training systems and government services, such as pilot and maintenance training. The Boeing Capital segment facilitates, arranges, structures, and provides financing solutions, such as equipment under operating leases, finance leases, notes and other receivables, assets held for sale or re-lease, and investments for its commercial airplanes customers.(source: Yahoo! Finance)
Boeing Dividends And Annual Growth Rate
- 5-Year Compound Annual Growth Rate of 16.7%
- Annual Dividend Yield of 2.6%
- Free Cash Flow coverage of 1.72
- Payout Ratio of 40.5%
- Consensus estimate of the annual dividend in 2015/12 is $3.58 per share which is $0.48 or 15% up from the current annual dividend of $3.10
I have LMT shares for years. By initiating a BA position, my exposure to the Defense industry is about 6.6% of my total US stocks portfolio value.