Boeing Delivered Record 762 Commercial Airplanes In 2015

By Ciara LinnaneMarketWatch Pulse

The Boeing Co. said Thursday it delivered 762 commercial airplanes in 2015, a record for the company and 39 more than a year ago. The company said it booked 768 net orders valued at $112.4 billion at current list prices. The company had a backlog of 5,795 unfilled orders at year-end. "That will help ensure a steady stream of deliveries for years to come," Chief Executive Ray Conner said in a statement. Boeing shares were trading down 3.7% in early afternoon trade, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 338 points.

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