United Airlines’ Boeing 747-400 aircraft performed its last passenger flight on November 7, 2017.
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
Boeing — Shares popped more than 3% after Patrick Ky, the head of Europe’s aviation regulator, said the company’s beleaguered 737 Max jet is safe to fly again. He added the aircraft could fly in the region once again before year-end.
Caterpillar — The farming equipment maker rose 3% after Wells Fargo upgraded Caterpillar to overweight from equal weight. Wells said it believes revenue growth will begin to accelerate in key markets in 2021.