Boeing’s Earnings Are Coming. This Is What to Watch.


has reported positive free cash flow in only one quarter in more than three years. Whether the company generated more than it burned through in the three months through September, and how much it will produce in coming quarters, holds the key to the stock’s next move.

Wednesday morning, B


(ticker: BA) is due to report third-quarter numbers. Wall Street is looking for earnings of about 10 cents a share from $17.8 billion in sales, a significant improvement from the second quarter, when


 reported an adjusted loss of 37 cents a share from sales of $16.7 billion.