|Bid||60.58 x 300|
|Ask||60.70 x 900|
|Day's Range||60.50 - 61.15|
|52 Week Range||35.42 - 61.19|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||18.20|
|Dividend & Yield||0.40 (0.66%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
A Northwest aerospace company has bought six Boeing Co. 737 passenger jets from Southwest Airlines to convert them into aerial firefighting tankers. It appears to be the first time that Boeing's single-aisle workhorse will be enlisted to fight wildfires from above, dumping 4,000 gallons of fire retardant chemicals at low speed and low altitude. Coulson Group CEO Wayne Coulson says the converted Boeing 737-300 jets will dump up to 2,100 gallons per second using systems the company originally developed for its fleet of four Lockheed C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft.
Rating Action: Moody's assigns A3 with positive outlook to St. Louis Airport's Sr 2017 airport revenue bonds. Global Credit Research- 26 May 2017.
After a wave of mergers, the airline industry's consolidation appears to have slowed the trend of rising capacity and damaging fare wars. Even once-skeptical investors like Berkshire Hathaway's[ticker symb=BRKB] Warren Buffett see the advantages that U.S. carriers now enjoy and have taken large positions in Delta Air Lines[ticker symb=DAL], American Airlines[ticker symb=AAL] and United Airlines[ticker symb=UAL]. But challenges to the...