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DOW   33,963.84
QQQ   357.91
High-speed rail was touted as a game-changer in Britain. Costs are making the government think twice
Pentagon Consultant—Here's how Biden Wins Landslide Re-election (Ad)
After climate summit, California Gov. Gavin Newsom faces key decisions to reduce emissions back home
The threat of wildfires is rising. So are new artificial intelligence solutions to fight them
Pentagon Consultant—Here's how Biden Wins Landslide Re-election (Ad)
Canadian autoworkers ratify new labor agreement with Ford
Giorgio Armani closes Milan Fashion Week with good vibes and familiar guests in the front row
Options Trading Plan–Perfect For Beginners (Ad)
A coal mine fire in southern China's Guizhou province kills 16 people
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NYSE:NOC

Northrop Grumman (NOC) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$424.90
-12.21 (-2.79%)
(As of 09/22/2023 ET)
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Today's Range
$424.40
$436.03
50-Day Range
$422.72
$457.19
52-Week Range
$416.71
$556.27
Volume
850,477 shs
Average Volume
570,773 shs
Market Capitalization
$64.29 billion
P/E Ratio
14.07
Dividend Yield
1.76%
Price Target
$503.07

Northrop Grumman MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.36 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
18.4% Upside
$503.07 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.84% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.57
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.85mentions of Northrop Grumman in the last 14 days
Based on 20 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$731,243 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.72%
From $22.64 to $24.84 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.65 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

8th out of 45 stocks

Search & Navigation Equipment Industry

3rd out of 11 stocks


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About Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) Stock

Northrop Grumman Corporation operates as an aerospace and defense company worldwide. The company's Aeronautics Systems segment designs, develops, manufactures, integrates, and sustains aircraft systems in the United States and internationally. This segment also offers unmanned autonomous aircraft systems, including high-altitude long-endurance strategic ISR systems and vertical take-off and landing tactical ISR systems; and strategic long-range strike aircraft, tactical fighter and air dominance aircraft, and airborne battle management and command and control systems. Its Defense Systems segment designs, develops, and produces weapons and mission systems. It offers products and services, such as integrated battle management systems, weapons systems and aircraft, and mission systems. This segment also provides command and control and weapons systems, including munitions and missiles; precision strike weapons; propulsion, such as air-breathing and hypersonic systems; gun systems and precision munitions; life cycle service and support for software, weapons systems, and aircraft; and logistics support, sustainment, operation, and modernization for air, sea, and ground systems. The company's Mission Systems segment offers cyber, command, control, communications and computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems; radar, electro-optical/infrared and acoustic sensors; electronic warfare systems; advanced communications and network systems; cyber solutions; intelligence processing systems; navigation; and maritime power, propulsion, and payload launch systems. This segment also provides airborne multifunction sensors; maritime/land systems and sensors; navigation, targeting, and survivability solutions; and networked information solutions. Its Space Systems segment offers satellites and payloads; ground systems; missile defense systems and interceptors; launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; and strategic missiles. The company was founded in 1939 and is based in Falls Church, Virginia.

NOC Price History

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NOC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/27/2023
Ex-Dividend for 9/13 Dividend
8/25/2023
Dividend Payable
9/13/2023
Today
9/24/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Search & navigation equipment
Sub-Industry
Aerospace & Defense
Sector
Aerospace
CUSIP
66680710
Employees
95,000
Year Founded
1939

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$503.07
High Stock Price Forecast
$615.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$375.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+18.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.36
Research Coverage
14 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$4.90 billion
Pretax Margin
14.59%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$36.60 billion
Cash Flow
$34.74 per share
Book Value
$100.04 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
150,907,000
Market Cap
$64.29 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.52

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Key Executives

  • Ms. Kathy J. WardenMs. Kathy J. Warden (Age 51)
    Chair, CEO & Pres
  • Mr. David F. KefferMr. David F. Keffer (Age 45)
    Corp. VP & CFO
    Comp: $2.13M
  • Mr. Matthew F. Bromberg (Age 53)
    Corp. VP of Global Operations
    Comp: $1.61M
  • Mr. Timothy H. Jones (Age 56)
    Corp. VP & Pres of Aeronautics Systems
    Comp: $2.07M
  • Mr. Mark A. CaylorMr. Mark A. Caylor (Age 58)
    Corp. VP & Pres of Mission Systems Sector
    Comp: $2.13M
  • Mr. Rajender K. Chandhok (Age 73)
    VP of Trust Admin. and Investments
  • Brig.Gen. Richard Stapp
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. John Russell
    VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Todd B. Ernst
    Corp. VP and Treasurer & VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Sheila C. ChestonMs. Sheila C. Cheston (Age 64)
    Corp. VP & Gen. Counsel













NOC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Northrop Grumman stock right now?

14 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northrop Grumman in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" NOC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in NOC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Northrop Grumman's stock price forecast for 2023?

14 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Northrop Grumman's stock. Their NOC share price forecasts range from $375.00 to $615.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $503.07 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have NOC shares performed in 2023?

Northrop Grumman's stock was trading at $545.61 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, NOC shares have decreased by 22.1% and is now trading at $424.90.
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When is Northrop Grumman's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 26th 2023.
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How were Northrop Grumman's earnings last quarter?

Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC) posted its earnings results on Thursday, July, 27th. The aerospace company reported $5.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $5.31 by $0.03. The aerospace company had revenue of $9.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.32 billion. Northrop Grumman had a net margin of 12.27% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 24.90%.
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How often does Northrop Grumman pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 28th will be paid a dividend of $1.87 per share on Wednesday, September 13th. This represents a $7.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.76%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 25th.
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Is Northrop Grumman a good dividend stock?

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) pays an annual dividend of $7.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.76%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 20 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 24.78%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, NOC will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.11% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Northrop Grumman issued on next quarter's earnings?

Northrop Grumman issued an update on its FY23 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $22.45-22.85 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $22.64. The company issued revenue guidance of $38.4-38.8 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $38.40 billion.

What is Kathy Warden's approval rating as Northrop Grumman's CEO?

610 employees have rated Northrop Grumman Chief Executive Officer Kathy Warden on Glassdoor.com. Kathy Warden has an approval rating of 85% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Northrop Grumman own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Northrop Grumman investors own include RTX (RTX), Lockheed Martin (LMT), NVIDIA (NVDA), Boeing (BA), Home Depot (HD), Micron Technology (MU), Walt Disney (DIS), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and

What is Northrop Grumman's stock symbol?

Northrop Grumman trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NOC."

Who are Northrop Grumman's major shareholders?

Northrop Grumman's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (9.35%), Capital International Investors (8.05%), BlackRock Inc. (6.35%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.70%), Capital World Investors (2.45%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.83%). Insiders that own company stock include David T Perry, Janis G Pamiljans, Karl J Krapek, Kathy J Warden, Lesley A Kalan, Mark A Caylor, Mark A Caylor, Mary D Petryszyn, Mary D Petryszyn, Michael A Hardesty, Shawn N Purvis, Sheila C Cheston, Thomas H Jones and Thomas L Wilson Jr.
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How do I buy shares of Northrop Grumman?

Shares of NOC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Northrop Grumman's stock price today?

One share of NOC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $424.90.

How much money does Northrop Grumman make?

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has a market capitalization of $64.29 billion and generates $36.60 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $4.90 billion in net income (profit) each year or $30.19 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Northrop Grumman have?

The company employs 95,000 workers across the globe.

Does Northrop Grumman have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Northrop Grumman: 3001 International, Comptek Research, Confluent RF Systems Corp., Data Procurement Corp., Essex Corporation, Federal Data Corp., Fibersense Technology, Integic Corporation, Litton Industries, Logicon, M5 Network Security, Navia Aviation, Newport News Shipbuilding, Northrop Grumman Integrated Defence Services, Northrop Grumman Overseas Holdings, Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Orbital ATK, Qantas Defence Services, Ryan Aeronautical, Scaled Composites LLC, Sonoma Photonics, TRW Automotive Holdings, Xinetics, and XonTech.
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How can I contact Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman's mailing address is 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA, 22042. The official website for the company is www.northropgrumman.com. The aerospace company can be reached via phone at (703) 280-2900, via email at investors@ngc.com, or via fax at 302-655-5049.

This page (NYSE:NOC) was last updated on 9/24/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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