YTD 2016 performance
After having a rough start to the year, Boeing (BA) stock recovered following its 2Q16 earnings. Year-to-date (or YTD), BA stock has risen ~8.2%, a good reversal given that it fell almost 10% in the first two quarters of 2016.
Although they’re not strictly comparable, Boeing’s defense peers Lockheed Martin (LMT), United Technologies (UTX), and General Dynamics (GD) have risen 16.9%, 15.2%, and 27.6% YTD, respectively. In the same period, Raytheon rose 15.5%, General Dynamics rose 27.6%, and Northrop Grumman rose 24.5%.
The broader market, tracked by the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), rose 11% during the same time period.
For a complete overview on Boeing, please read The Boeing Company: Filing a New Flight Plan for 2015.