Northrop Grumman Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:NOC)

About Northrop Grumman Corp.

Northrop Grumman Corp. logoNorthrop Grumman Corporation (Northrop Grumman) is a global security company. The Company provides systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems; cyber; command, control, communications and computers (C4), intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR); strike aircraft, and logistics and modernization to Government and commercial customers across the world. The Company operates through four segments: Aerospace Systems, Electronic Systems, Information Systems and Technical Services. It offers a portfolio of capabilities and technologies that enable it to deliver systems and solutions for applications. The Company participates in defense and government programs in the United States and abroad. The Company conducts business with the United States Government, the Department of Defense (DoD) and intelligence community. The Company also conducts business with local, state and foreign Governments, and domestic and international commercial customers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Aerospace
  • Industry: Aerospace/Defense - Major Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Aerospace & Defense
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: NOC
  • CUSIP: 66680710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $214.00
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $219.05
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $207.57
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.25
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.54
  • P/E Growth: 2.39
  • Market Cap: $38.21B
  • Outstanding Shares: 178,574,000
  • Beta: 0.79
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $217.71 (1.74% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/2/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/28/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$233.00 -> $250.00View Rating Details
6/15/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$220.00 -> $227.00View Rating Details
5/23/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/19/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$222.00View Rating Details
5/2/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$189.00 -> $200.00View Rating Details
4/27/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$215.00 -> $235.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$219.00 -> $233.00View Rating Details
4/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$214.00 -> $220.00View Rating Details
4/4/2016GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$226.00View Rating Details
2/1/2016Bank of America Corp.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$210.00View Rating Details
1/19/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
12/16/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$212.00View Rating Details
10/30/2015Sanford C. BernsteinBoost Price Target$189.00 -> $196.00View Rating Details
10/29/2015Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
10/28/2015Drexel HamiltonUpgradeHold -> Buy$211.00View Rating Details
10/23/2014S&P Equity ResearchUpgradeHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/27/2016Q216$2.53$2.85$5.99 billion$6.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$2.49$2.77$5.92 billion$5.96 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$2.01$2.49$5.93 billion$5.69 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$2.19$2.75$5.86 billion$5.98 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$2.33$2.74$5.93 billion$5.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$2.27$2.41$5.80 billion$6.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$2.22$2.48$6.00 billion$6.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$2.14$2.26$5.89 billion$5.98 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$2.22$2.37$5.97 billion$6.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$2.15$2.40$5.84 billion$5.85 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q413$1.94$2.12$6.01 billion$6.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q313$1.82$2.14$5.96 billion$6.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$1.72$2.05$5.96 billion$6.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$1.74$1.94$5.96 billion$6.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q4 2012$1.74$2.14$6.33 billion$6.48 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$1.69$1.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$1.61$1.88ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$1.59$1.96ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012$1.68$1.85ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$1.68$1.86ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$1.68$1.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$1.56$1.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2011$1.01$1.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $11.06 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $11.54 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$2.41$2.41$2.41
Q2 20161$2.34$2.34$2.34
Q3 20161$2.56$2.56$2.56
Q4 20161$2.68$2.68$2.68
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC)
Annual Dividend:$3.60
Dividend Yield:1.68%
Payout Ratio:32.37% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
32.55% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
31.20% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:13.00% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/12/2016Thomas E ViceVPSell20,997$217.94$4,576,086.18View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Gloria A FlachCOOSell3,769$218.78$824,581.82View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016Wesley G BushCEOSell35,000$218.45$7,645,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Christopher T JonesVPSell240$215.86$51,806.40View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Christopher T JonesVPSell240$222.50$53,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Sheila C ChestonVPSell3,105$215.52$669,189.60View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016Donald E FelsingerDirectorSell4,640$215.68$1,000,755.20View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Christopher T JonesVPSell240$211.57$50,776.80View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Gloria A FlachCOOSell41,087$214.46$8,811,518.02View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Denise M PeppardVPSell1,260$214.19$269,879.40View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016Michael A HardestyCAOSell1,357$209.53$284,332.21View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016Wesley G BushCEOSell35,000$209.96$7,348,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Kenneth L BedingfieldCFOSell1,679$206.94$347,452.26View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Sheila C ChestonVPSell12,731$206.49$2,628,824.19View SEC Filing  
3/10/2016Kathy J WardenVPSell4,366$189.00$825,174.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Thomas E ViceVPSell2,294$191.07$438,314.58View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Sheila C ChestonVPSell11,857$190.04$2,253,304.28View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Patrick M AntkowiakVPSell4,500$193.82$872,190.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Denise M PeppardVPSell10,157$190.02$1,930,033.14View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016David T PerryVPSell1,900$192.03$364,857.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016Michael A HardestyCAOSell3,578$191.97$686,868.66View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016David T PerryVPSell13,198$191.64$2,529,264.72View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Mark A. CaylorVPSell1,148$185.61$213,080.28View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015Denise M PeppardVPSell4,944$181.24$896,050.56View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015Kathy J. WardenVPSell4,697$187.04$878,526.88View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015David T PerryVPSell5,171$189.54$980,111.34View SEC Filing  
9/9/2015Christopher T. JonesVPSell2,000$168.58$337,160.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2015Patrick M AntkowiakVPSell2,970$163.25$484,852.50View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015Denise M PeppardVPSell10,583$169.30$1,791,701.90View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015Wesley G BushCEOSell30,000$158.07$4,742,100.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Darryl M FraserVPSell12,349$145.38$1,795,297.62View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Linda A MillsVPSell27,460$137.97$3,788,656.20View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Sheila C ChestonVPSell7,847$136.09$1,067,898.23View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Gloria A FlachVPSell3,870$135.88$525,855.60View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Gloria A FlachVPSell32,397$136.62$4,426,078.14View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014James F PalmerCFOSell15,130$138.01$2,088,091.30View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Denise M PeppardVPSell17,456$138.57$2,418,877.92View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Wesley G BushCEOSell30,000$137.03$4,110,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Wesley G BushCEOSell30,000$123.96$3,718,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Wesley BushCEOSell30,000$121.10$3,633,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Linda MillsVPSell54,807$124.52$6,824,567.64View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014David PerryVPSell5,399$123.66$667,640.34View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014James PalmerCFOSell23,399$122.25$2,860,527.75View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Michael HardestyCAOSell3,620$122.83$444,644.60View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Vic FazioDirectorSell3,281$119.25$391,259.25View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014Linda MillsVPSell46,869$118.01$5,531,010.69View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013Sid AshworthVPSell35,161$110.04$3,869,116.44View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Gloria FlachVPSell16,246$112.14$1,821,826.44View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013William H HernandezDirectorBuy1,000$107.28$107,280.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013David PerryVPSell1,900$94.96$180,424.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Wesley BushCEOSell120,000$94.94$11,392,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2013Sheila C ChestonVPSell45,177$81.60$3,686,443.20View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Darryl M FraserVPSell28,946$82.77$2,395,860.42View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Thomas E ViceVPSell9,163$81.72$748,800.36View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Gloria A FlachVPSell12,451$77.27$962,088.77View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013Denise M PeppardVPSell15,854$77.11$1,222,501.94View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012David T PerryVPSell3,000$65.19$195,570.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2012Thomas M SchoeweDirectorBuy1,500$66.49$99,735.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC)
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News IconCorp VP & Pres Aerospace Sys of Northrop Grumman Corporation Co (NYSE:NOC), Vice Thomas E, sells 20,997 shares worth $4,576,086 (NYSE:NOC) - August 16 at 6:38 PM logoNorthrop Grumman's Astro Aerospace Completes NISAR Reflector Preliminary Design Review (NYSE:NOC) - August 16 at 6:38 PM logoNorthrop Grumman Showcases Key Capabilities at the 19th Annual Space and Missile Defense Symposium (NYSE:NOC) - August 16 at 9:47 AM logoNorthrop Grumman Awards Engineering Scholarships to Two Students from Western New York (NYSE:NOC) - August 15 at 6:48 PM logo5 Things Northrop Grumman Wants You to Know About Its Business (NYSE:NOC) - August 12 at 8:22 AM
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News IconChairman, CEO and President of Northrop Grumman Corporation Co (NYSE:NOC), Bush Wesley G, sells 35,000 shares worth $7,645,750 (NYSE:NOC) - August 5 at 6:41 PM logoNorthrop Grumman Corp (NOC) Chairman, CEO and President Wesley G Bush Sold $7.6 million of Stocks (NYSE:NOC) - August 5 at 6:41 PM
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Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC) Chart for Thursday, August, 25, 2016

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