Prepare a 400- 500-word response to the questions below.
How has The Boeing Company returned cash to its owners?
Has it paid dividends, bought back stock, or spun off assets?
Given The Boeing Company’s characteristics today, how would you recommend that they return cash to stockholders (assuming that they have excess cash)?
How much could The Boeing Company have returned to its stockholders over the last few years (FCFE)?
How much did it actually return?
Given this dividend policy and the current cash balance of The Boeing Company, would you push the firm to change its dividend policy (return more or less cash to its owners)?
How does The Boeing Company’s dividend policy compare to those of its peer group and to the rest of the market?