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: $228.05
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $214.85
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $214.45
  • 52-Week Range: $175.00 - $229.45
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.52
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.92
  • P/E Growth: 2.41
  • Market Cap: $40.72B
  • Outstanding Shares: 178,574,000
  • Beta: 0.72
  • Net Margins: 8.67%
  • Return on Equity: 32.59%
  • Return on Assets: 7.61%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.12%
  • Current Ratio: 1.13%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.94%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.56)
Consensus Price Target: $222.33 (2.51% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/5/2016Robert W. BairdInitiated CoverageOutperform$260.00View Rating Details
9/6/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$235.00 -> $243.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$225.00 -> $231.00View Rating Details
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
4/12/2016Goldman 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
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
(Data available from 10/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2016Q316$2.81$3.35$6.01 billion$6.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
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: $11.08 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $11.45 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:1.58%
Dividend Growth:13.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:32.37% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
32.49% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
31.44% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:8 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

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)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.51%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/3/2016Christopher T JonesVPSell240$213.00$51,120.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016Kenneth L BedingfieldCFOSell125$213.00$26,625.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Christopher T JonesVPSell240$212.20$50,928.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Kenneth L BedingfieldCFOSell125$212.20$26,525.00View SEC Filing  
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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Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC) Chart for Thursday, October, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 10/27/2016 by Staff