April 26 Boeing Co reported a 19 percent
rise in quarterly profit and reaffirmed its full-year forecast
for commercial airplane deliveries.
The world's biggest maker of jetliners said it continues to
expect to deliver 760-765 commercial aircraft in 2017.
Boeing earned $1.45 billion, or $2.34 per share, in the
first quarter ended March 31, compared with $1.22 billion, or
$1.83 per share, a year earlier.
The company's core earnings, which exclude some pension and
other costs, rose to $2.01 per share from $1.74 a year earlier.
Revenue fell 7.3 percent to $20.98 billion.
Commercial aircraft deliveries fell to 169 from 176.
(Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Saumyadeb