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Maurita Sutedja VP of IR
Dennis Muilenburg Chairman, President and CEO
Gregory Smith CFO and EVP, Enterprise Performance and Strategy
Phil Musser SVP of Communications
Carter Copeland Melius Research
Seth Seifman JPMorgan
Doug Harned Bernstein
George Shapiro Shapiro Research
Sheila Kahyaoglu Jefferies
Pete Skibitski Drexel Hamilton
Rajeev Lalvani Morgan Stanley
Jon Raviv Citi
Doug Cameron The Wall Street Journal
Julie Johnsson Bloomberg
Gillian Rich Investor's Business Daily
Dominic Gates Seattle Times
Alwyn Scott Reuters
Jon Ostrower CNN
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Operator

Thank you for standing by. Good day, everyone, and welcome to The Boeing Company's Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call. Today's call is being recorded. The management discussion and slide presentation plus the analyst and media question-and-answer sessions are being broadcast live over the Internet. At this time, for opening remarks and introductions, I'm turning the call over to Ms. of for President Boeing Vice Sutedja, Investor The Relations Company. Maurita ahead. go Please

Maurita Sutedja

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Dennis Muilenburg

you, morning. and good Maurita, Thank

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Gregory Smith

morning everybody. Great. Good Dennis. Thanks,

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Dennis Muilenburg

Thank Greg. you,

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Operator

Melius Our first with from Research. Copeland Please go question Instructions] [Operator Carter is ahead.

Carter Copeland

you And margin in if various around basis program small, some revisions just and an the at gross and us us any commented we was quick a that significant quarter? Boeing were data least mix just the just the and Services, program on you variability that net differences here, if numbers could and tell expect the and Just we've versus there you’ve the margin that much you could clarification if you business, this was understand of a how on how that terms profit in seen programs on algorithm mix quarterly of that then having Greg, took one about wondered would? got anything sorts understanding and much Global question, I unit to-date the impact should in algorithm, if those help we quarter-to-quarter variability there see impact in on

Gregory Smith

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but the and they're working are the together what synergy not opportunities marketplace, services enterprise on kind backroom the they they're they're defense there. as say, working the the across bring of so, commercial, And only in also offering on

going business. the of nature because is grow of variability of the but see here margin obviously to part you're the So, profile, just to the objective

Dennis Muilenburg

we says a the we builds had XXX quarter. flow And other we’re front in across program both XXX-test margin But and couple the pieces, growth. and I of On moving long-term have on had then BGS margin I'll fourth couple than that, thing is, of expansion profitable last we only BCA for all have a the programs. focused early deliver aircraft we on Greg Carter the add

bottom you that line will frameworks, some particular growth we to top are in on and on growth. both be we while at margins variability profitable on see top grow depending focused line So, expect and contracts customer

Operator

ahead. Our next with from question is go Please Seifman JPMorgan. Seth

Seth Seifman

about of X.X% this very X% expecting. in were maybe question services for about a billion. not growing get grow and which and is So, But, at the another X% looking year kind could market what just thinking excess at and of we time you to long close $XX

if services and just longer-term your the a playing for business? wondering greater so And role acquisitions outlook are

Dennis Muilenburg

Yeah. it take down cut let and me quicker. Seth,

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Operator

Next, we’ll go to Doug ahead. Harned with go Bernstein. Please

Douglas Harned

guidance I maybe margins that back that at ever. wanted would to I BCA above because be you XX% think best go when for XXXX to you’re guiding the to look

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Dennis Muilenburg

me Yeah, that first Greg the I on on program thing, specific. Doug jump let and [indiscernible]

path all, XXXX. that the remains clear the this unwavering of margin decade are see what Doug target end in that of that progress think First I target our towards we is you XX% and getting focus focus along there and mid-teens in and

towards another guidance our that. XXXX in step see You as

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So, a very go to lot Greg trajectory, work end an we’re achievable one we add we solid focused relentlessly want will hard do on on to that and goal you here, remain anything? the pursue. it's target yet of but

Gregory Smith

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around one where one broader all that mentioned overall and on that score and other period initiatives and and and best implemented and leveraging getting primary So, the we’re we’re things beyond the the so practices them Dennis then here company a that’s driver. cost company reminder

states, really really got we bringing that that in segments So, and to some these we’ve or went commercial leverage versa whether up embedding because going across practices our of business we’re practices trying from best to fighters it's vice more great to really forward. them amp

Dennis Muilenburg

whole Boeing year analytics as Doug and efficiencies our see close, there, beginning the some point we just think gain optimize, tools analytics high-powered last to recall, our applying of launched what you out way Greg’s benefits and to the during advanced past of I across to starting cost tools see another we’re enterprise those just the enterprise And as analytics of our factories, overall we're to bring operations. in to can take those benefits

So be going forward. ingredient important that will another

Operator

Research. Next, ahead. we’ll Please go to George Shapiro with Shapiro go

George Shapiro

how venture you’re seat internally with one The something you you and avionics. the else? initial you change? some or Did for for then to an might have much how $XXX of, And One underspending one Greg. than million the has XXXX guide. some all you question XXXX that Thanks. in XXXX morning. now into was much to build objective is for want is, Do doing this that how Greg, that you talking some good have Dennis you Yes, that then to is your versus less for get for Dennis you suppliers outsourced and shifted R&D just of in of there mix was and

Dennis Muilenburg

your services capability we we past year key some question to same regarding where will verticals, that at believe this and the business. on in grow and we that customers for George. Hey, focused our time On both our lifecycle areas add and one launched deepening vertical is produce the strategy first value Boeing value our

stood enterprise in actuation, And We in actuators area. Boeing so, to as as needle for continue growth movers areas see few both focus as and interiors and key we at That’s the XXXs, area and stand this in up hardware XXX seats into the across where area up as Portland grow scale Sheffield that began as and you avionics chain us. a of previously, see the that we vertical together hundred area. that's to software an selectively operations the Boeing really Boeing expect area in is for comes interiors we've that to and and supply to see We segment, we year. scaled with that up is One avionics past building begin noted example. we’re now to attractive in several play our an engineers JV working

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Gregory Smith

moved yeah. I as we underrun we've good of there frankly, and it's both. of all XXXX we've strong this into R&D, very in got elements you I that, discipline oversight incorporated a on timing Yeah, there's bit mean some that R&D little that, place. some was mean, Really also know, question but expenditure, in and

of element we we So, key affordability, when R&D talk that. about is and working are a

again, So then little into underspending and some shifting XXXX.

George Shapiro

maybe rather still like Dennis Do outsiders? from seating. supply you you to Okay. much yourself If little I’m on, you just down pin seating bit a buying I as have how could an versus objective

Dennis Muilenburg

with that time, we points We we’re current but think That It balance over unique pinch we external release business We're those in these capability. we and will some be internal time. going and produce to we investments. between and about chain very the of will intend determined bring of capabilities, this pinch is scale over here venture. to be and We George. balanced serious to customers can be some value value can start have the points up determined know joint to supply by ramping this

Operator

Next, with we’ll Kahyaoglu Jefferies. ahead. go Please go to Sheila

Sheila Kahyaoglu

offset impact I think to and XXX guess on pieces the inventory XXXX. comment to could we you Thank and working moving that. regards assumptions should then there for and the about capital that you. How particularly and with any

Dennis Muilenburg

is the top better, than this to Yeah. aircraft the question static working as XXX-X as about more will as On XX tanker and is capital test and aircraft, [indiscernible] building I with the by productivity mentioned is well elements XXX say getting more on where Sheila. of transition initiatives, I improve. there well. regards No, the headwind the between offset productions talked XX and that That’s XXX. This I’ll

pay we in XXX-X. those work come then of the more as I XXX. to and even all to lastly as has taxes build tax as improving the And performance result down of the cash So, on than mentioned a we XXXX going inventory rate more though from through the transaction are XXX offsetting unit cost

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and product And these work great so, continue through rate engine we’re we that transitions work increases. to to going transitions, as

Sheila Kahyaoglu

a how do there? and And just up, assumptions advances we the about follow think

Dennis Muilenburg

to is XXXX cash on but impact some Yeah. profile from XXXX a big a big to There XXXX. XXXX. in Again, certainly there is flow pieces not advances moving there, contributor year-over-year the to not from

Operator

Our Skibitski Drexel next go question from ahead. Please with Hamilton. Pete is

Pete Skibitski

seeing you have half Just on at right on register the total the execution looking your or not you we deliveries. and the or any it’s And not suppliers. the integration three as maybe that curious all, or – three going are problems MAX the lines on of all yet quite MAX into do through and now since now to CNE the risk yellow red lines

given there to wanted color the Just more get ramp.

Dennis Muilenburg

XX% continuing expect That a delivered during ramp to rest total -- track. a are on Pete XXXX ramps be continues his XXX up we XX Yeah. -- XX overall the Greg up year We XX a XX% about month and the year. to planned to continue mentioned month ramp be going coming comments in this of on of we XX right track. year up past year. MAX then as to MAXs deliveries the month deliveries production next to ramp deliveries. the during rate to This

implementations very line. on had is what a tax the recently on chance I’ll just and they’re flow lines just improvements, rolling into is lines, team MAX I be productivity XXX track. tell on implementing improvements, again doing. right time improvements, impressed the by the I’m while So, you what our line the production to all

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Pete Skibitski

That’s of improvements that congrats guys have years that couple should right, talked in it structure kind number XXX-XX for given Greg, unit One one about cost mix the immediate you good one. how an or a see to on of of expect -XX, the before the you meaningful certification, part gives quick on to we maybe as to the take more a margins But is of to maybe kind hear. the impacts going XXX that year. Greg

Gregory Smith

have objective the has point really at implemented again implementations like that, -XX the Dennis’s team disruption in MAX look commonality has paid the minimize remember XX going of in Pete, It's But the we becomes you heavily little when weighted a delivery. versus say to overall and it production as it tell into system you I’ll to time the bring I take more and factory how what, off. you that around bit we

through the the would as the amount cruiser transitioning and So cycling, characterize another. its disruption as is derivative really going practice one frankly it I factory the best minimized of from and to

of other the say of help the And overall flow aircraft so and to aspects going the really the I’ll operational margin in business. that’s all profile

forward. that great as they’re So, aircraft you’ll of that more the as a off deliveries to production a see weighted but bringing going start into overall the system

Operator

is Please question ahead. Morgan Lalvani go Rajeev from with Stanley. next Our

Rajeev Lalvani

is of middle of a passengers. XXX the the market even return maybe lot there there Honestly on out aircraft

you’re you’re reform far decision forward? should of that tax does to and some how coming year the as with the Just particular middle whether as of we expect thinking impact purchasing this in how through, not moving as the or market sort

Dennis Muilenburg

those to if engaged, of have the our more continuing as timeframe. discussions customers We continue service airplane to an Yeah, we’re one XXXX, XXXX that it than we XX customers Rajeev have into we the market in on expand would launch enter productive middle this discussions. with is still

made So, changes we haven’t any there.

the the As Mark day a activity. stand of did couple day we quarters, over leading last up program management you’ve program noticed by with team probably

enterprise good we us business our as also the do determine taking the at details look not case chain achieve investment the we We a have both and part and get launch time all not transformation supply look into our as work and more that’s we still objectives of and to business that systems production the the have airplane at and model. So on only serious and airplane we to for sense century going business the a case, this the but of to specifics elements makes production the the around systems. systems our we’re unless some customers second wanted program,

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we’re and the and even product in So, be here. does us in increase out, chain business that we lines decision a only will supply case will invest give to in production future as help solidify if further the innovation but our tax pointed and us I going ability reform systems additional also not the launch say not confidence. with it and just underlying the to Greg into rushed

Maurita Sutedja

we for more have time question. analyst just Operator, one All right.

Operator

be ahead. from Citi. Please and you go that Thank with will Jon Raviv

Jon Raviv

much pointed where comeback growth to ahead? higher is some I you trajectory curious you there? CapEx side especially also and Hey, how that do as CapEx commercial, What little see a have defense talked seeing the for of budget about those defense of growth and on higher mark-ups long-term growth the you're ticking guess [indiscernible] bit, R&D, even some do you timing mentioned of versus elements how higher much on where you’d DCs up

Dennis Muilenburg

enterprise Yeah, BCA, around we've initiatives supporting factory. like that and really And would the in well, business the where talked predominantly rate weighted and efforts say I’ll there's we time, lean optimize right at of initiatives now, it’s to the about. obviously, things can some say same automation I increases investments

So, balanced investments with some growth. in investments there's productivity, in

you're level. a mentioned going kind of in right what X.X is year-over-year of kind opportunities our more now. that that I that is depending normalized there on of growth It's So seeing this come. to shift

we're an defense going more investments see line, example. you the right, sense opportunities the as value So we business. make that and in make in into to see capital they But to the mentioned that as back if capital in you'll they as bottom services there, going prudent deliver

well. that on we’ll as and we to an frankly, if or initiatives have ahead themselves, do investments, those up So opportunity opportunities of of those come as get some de-risk it

positions to of prudent to firepower which about but the that uniquely, number got again have we last smart, us we’ve We a do be we're it been years. I going -- really for think as and have

to discipline to that is opportunities see the continue future. we when be So place in going in these

Operator

now the President Senior completes question-and-answer analysts you that Phil Musser, gentle Communications. [Operator please Introductory the ahead. and Vice Mr. Ladies of session. Musser, by to Boeing I’ll return Company remarks Mr. Instructions] for go

Phil Musser

Good first morning, session, and limit follow-up we’d question. you your the interest We're directly. Media with just emailing everybody. continue And and the us our we’re Operator, to office much. for the Thank please going you calling of with the media Dennis question you by time, to for one very that in of part now team questions if following Relations ready Greg. have or questions ask this questions

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Operator

Cameron we’ll go Wall The go Street And Journal. with ahead. to Please Doug

Doug Cameron

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Dennis Muilenburg

benefits in workplace let how we're Doug, on things our jump investment that, to me and that plans and One that’s on is, a too. of Couple reform going our communities tax workforce, in Greg let targeted into some comment we then announcement our rolling investments enabling previous talent for and and enhance very investing employees forward. I’ll productivity for made along on and with support. workplace important lines in are like very that but side, opportunities those ahead, us will $XXX improvements on and advance veterans' more the million capabilities, training with our on important our the communities future, investment veterans our

stable we as revenue. investments innovation complement a in and that We will additional significant R&D while of said was with also that R&D stable note percentage relative

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Gregory Smith

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as in some time resources winning to at in and productivity, the investments really making we Dennis so, those utilizing making in feel marketplace same indicated. and strategic the investments And development there the training are

in our capital think objectives the us that meet and allow I business. that to best At really drive invest we’ve same overall to continue looked marketplace. to again at look to is profitability at taken time, hard So, win the a in use will the the what’s our of this

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Operator

next with Julie question from Our is Johnsson ahead. go Bloomberg. Please

Julie Johnsson

about I response just had measured a the secretary. the on rather question the ITC commerce quick Friday by and on decision

this the does case leave the where do anti-dumping point given So, have this at outcome? regrets Boeing? you any for pursuing And

Dennis Muilenburg

Frankly, ruling in with the all of we the is ruling. the won’t our ITC of we you noted Yeah. February. details Julie, have released outcome were first in until full disappointed as statement later the

our ruling So, by case will outcome, we for on really on playing and future on we the global fair consistent us when the all We that path the issue. you forward we trade, firm rules, to going in as know to say our years, it we the behind await and the consistent And at remain in may well. raise going stance allow rules. will that the not understand count on team of by some the moment details important will is be practices rationale make that are the consistent that need everybody to we we for the of it’s play decisions us that on can forward. for we’re I the same that same continue team. with see that all help And

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Operator

Business Our Please next with from Investor's ahead. Gillian question go Daily. Rich

Gillian Rich

Hi.

in know I buyback your raised dividend had a I you So, question, December. that

-- If buyback for can the at the plans it CST-ST give you you update this all have any dividend increase to year raise me on XXX and an or timeline Starliner?

Dennis Muilenburg

the take to increase a $XX like Yeah, mentioned our to Board authorization first one. program. I’ll we repurchase Sure, I billion from got share

the year continue to this that So bit so in obviously that year and years opportunity will a throughout here two time will give further. us into period some next and repurchasing to three of little

way as significant dividend step in then that me mention increases we’ve So it pretty annual investments dividend. the will And we dividend, that on of think some made our you’ve heard an basis Gillian. or kind I on something would review honestly, of in our that’s

our a shareholders to our process. of an talk continue to we outside competitive from our that peers perspective with peers, So, annual monitor that’s

cash opportunities we’ll as our So, then But very we company. to the closer of do end at significant assessment get again, in decide the returning indicated future I we’ve do what some year cash another to been the same to and time committed to shareholders have we’ll growth we free we of the as want with dividend. XXX% shareholders for the investments while back to delivering making to flow committed

balanced to approach change So, a that forward. going it’s that expect place and have we shouldn’t in you

Gregory Smith

And commercial smartly program. effort, the development continuing we’re through crew Starliner to march on then the

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Operator

The Gates Please from next question go is ahead. from Dominic Seattle Times.

Dominic Gates

decision campaign. morning, last details week another that was where possibly seems because order a in loss that didn’t that related the ITC, of to question delta Bombardier of you good it particular the with competing plan and Hi the the have

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Dennis Muilenburg

question, haven’t last the was of details or taken the Yeah, ruling the your we again Dominic that vote to first seen important note its week. that to

those we make on forward. So, plans decisions any can we to see before need details

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Operator

Our next with ahead. question Reuters. Alwyn go is Please from Scott

Alwyn Scott

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Dennis Muilenburg

result, And the as first than question, environment very next fact it's part is ten attractive space. chain OEM over the attractive the supply And a probably easier. we in say any growing It's and attracting $X.X competition world. competitive it's on Alwyn most years. at the not tougher at level operate level. in market market. the ever. a the getting market about is it's of your The a It's trillion more industrial both market I’d the

to So, ever Boeing we standpoint tougher. expect well. tougher focus get as the only And our completive a competition to make from is

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drive continue affordability in the future. that to to going we invest so We’re can

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the So that we future. can in win

Operator

ahead. with go And we’ll CNN. go Jon to Please Ostrower

Jon Ostrower

outcome Embraer. future and is case position up, airplane what plan new How Is going is a you Question how asking? business of question strategic arrangement strategic on the Alwyn competitors around broader thinking component was completing given of as XXXX. the particular mind NMA? large with your coupled that And XXXX, specifically about in China of the the this that discussions with much to tie with the terms bigger a for of for in

Dennis Muilenburg

Jon. Hi,

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Maurita Sutedja

Okay.

much. everyone the with Thank our fourth you wraps think XXXX. our today. of operator very you And us I earnings Thank concludes that I for that very call being think quarter for call. much end