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Boeing Pricing Spineometer: 3 of 5 Vertebrae

By Tim J. Smith, PhD June 28, 2024

Boeing, global aerospace manufacturer, had a challenging Q1 2024. Revenue fell 7.5% to $16.6 billion but earnings before interest and taxes rose 42% to negative $86 million over the same period last year. A review of Boeing’s April 24 earnings call and associated financial reports provided insight regarding the importance of pricing on performance. Dominating the conversation was the recent door plug failure at their Alaska Airlines customer.  This has led to…

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Gilead Pricing Spineometer: 5 of 5 Vertebrae

By Tim J. Smith, PhD June 28, 2024

Gilead, a biopharmaceutical company, had mixed Q1 2024. Revenue rose 5.3% to $6.7 billion but earnings before interest and taxes fell 350%…

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O’Reilly Automotive Pricing Spineometer: 3 of 5 Vertebrae

By Tim J. Smith, PhD June 28, 2024

O’Reilly Automotive, a North American auto parts retailer, had a positive Q1 2024. Revenue rose 7.2% to $4.0 billion and earnings before…

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Sysco Pricing Spineometer: 5 of 5 Vertebrae

By Tim J. Smith, PhD June 28, 2024

Sysco, a foodservice distributor, had a positive Q3 2024. Revenue rose 2.7% to $19.4 billion and earnings before interest and taxes rose…

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Autodesk Pricing Spineometer: 4 of 5 Vertebrae

By Tim J. Smith, PhD May 24, 2024

Autodesk, a global software firm serving arts, manufacturing, engineering, and many other industries, had a positive FY 2024. Revenue rose 10% to…

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