|Traded as||NYSE: BA|
|Founded||Seattle, Washington, U.S. (1916)|
|Headquarters||Boeing International Headquarters
Chicago, Illinois, United States
|Key people||James McNerney
(Chairman & CEO)
Military aircraft Munitions Space systems Computer services
|Revenue||US$81.70 billion (2012)|
|Operating income||US$6.31 billion (2012)|
|Profit||US$3.90 billion (2012)|
|Total assets||US$88.90 billion (2012)|
|Total equity||US$5.96 billion (2012)|
|Divisions||Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Boeing Defense, Space & Security|
The Boeing Company (// boh-ing) (NYSE: BA) is an American multinational aerospace and defense corporation. Founded in 1916 by William E. Boeing in Seattle, Washington, the company has expanded over the years, and merged with McDonnell Douglas in 1997. Boeing moved its corporate headquarters from Seattle to Chicago, Illinois, in 2001. Boeing is made up of multiple business units, which are Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA); Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS); Engineering, Operations & Technology;Boeing Capital; and Boeing Shared Services Group.
Boeing is among the largest global aircraft manufacturers, and the second largest aerospace & defense contractor in the world based on defense-related revenue from 2011. The company is the largest exporter by value in the U.S., and its stock is a component of theDow Jones Industrial Average.
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