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NYSE:NOCNorthrop Grumman Stock Price, Forecast & News

$341.85
+6.12 (+1.82 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$338.45
Now: $341.85
$345.41
50-Day Range
$285.95
MA: $310.99
$341.85
52-Week Range
$263.31
Now: $341.85
$385.01
Volume1.53 million shs
Average Volume1.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$56.99 billion
P/E Ratio24.04
Dividend Yield1.70%
Beta0.78
Northrop Grumman Corporation, a security company, provides products in the areas of autonomous systems, cyber, space, strikes, and logistics and modernizations in the United States, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Aerospace Systems, Innovation Systems, Mission Systems, and Technology Services. The Aerospace Systems segment designs, develops, integrates, and produces manned aircrafts, autonomous systems, spacecraft systems, high-energy laser systems, microelectronics, and other systems and sub-systems for use in the areas of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, strike operations, communications, earth observations, and space science. The Innovation Systems segment designs, develops, integrates, and produces flights, armaments, and space systems. It offers launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems, and ammunitions; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures. The Mission Systems segment offers products and services that include C4ISR systems; radar, electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR), and acoustic sensors; electronic warfare systems; cyber solutions; space systems; intelligence processing systems; air and missile defense integration systems; navigation systems; and shipboard missiles and encapsulated payload launch systems. The Technology Services segment provides logistic solutions that supports the full life cycle of platforms and systems. Its products and services include software and system sustainment; modernization of platform and associated subsystems; advanced training solutions; and integrated logistics support. Northrop Grumman Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Falls Church, Virginia.
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Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.42 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Search & navigation equipment
Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense
SectorAerospace
CUSIP66680710
Phone703-280-2900

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$33.84 billion
Cash Flow$28.63 per share
Book Value$52.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.25 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees90,000
Market Cap$56.99 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$341.85
+6.12 (+1.82 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Northrop Grumman's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Northrop Grumman's stock was trading at $317.85 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NOC shares have increased by 7.6% and is now trading at $341.85.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Northrop Grumman?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northrop Grumman in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Northrop Grumman's next earnings date?

Northrop Grumman is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were Northrop Grumman's earnings last quarter?

Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC) posted its earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The aerospace company reported $6.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $5.32 by $0.69. The aerospace company had revenue of $8.88 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.66 billion. Northrop Grumman had a return on equity of 40.24% and a net margin of 6.91%. The business's revenue was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $5.06 earnings per share.
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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 Tuesday, May 19th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $1.45 per share on Wednesday, June 17th. This represents a $5.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.70%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 29th. This is a positive change from Northrop Grumman's previous quarterly dividend of $1.32.
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How will Northrop Grumman's stock buyback program work?

Northrop Grumman announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Tuesday, December 4th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $3,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 6.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has Northrop Grumman issued on next quarter's earnings?

Northrop Grumman issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $22.00-22.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $22.12. The company issued revenue guidance of $35.3-35.6 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $35.22 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NOC?

9 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Northrop Grumman's stock. Their forecasts range from $337.00 to $455.00. On average, they anticipate Northrop Grumman's stock price to reach $392.22 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.7% from the stock's current price.
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Has Northrop Grumman been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about NOC stock have trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Northrop Grumman earned a news sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the aerospace company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman saw a drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,530,000 shares, a drop of 10.5% from the April 30th total of 1,710,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,210,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.3 days. Currently, 0.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
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Who are some of Northrop Grumman's key competitors?

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 Raytheon Technologies (RTX), Lockheed Martin (LMT), NVIDIA (NVDA), Boeing (BA), Micron Technology (MU), Home Depot (HD), Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Honeywell International (HON).

Who are Northrop Grumman's key executives?

Northrop Grumman's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Kathy J. Warden, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Kenneth L. Bedingfield, Corp. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Janis G. Pamiljans, Corp. VP & Pres of Aerospace Systems Sector (Age 58)
  • Mr. Rajender K. Chandhok, VP of Trust Admin. and Investments (Age 69)
  • Mr. Michael A. Hardesty, Corp. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 47)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.25%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.79%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.41%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (0.30%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.29%) and Prudential Financial Inc. (0.25%). Company insiders that own Northrop Grumman stock include Christopher T Jones, David T Perry, Janis G Pamiljans, Kathy J Warden, Kenneth L Bedingfield, Lesley A Kalan, Madeleine Kleiner, Mark A Caylor, Mary D Petryszyn, Michael A Hardesty, Patrick M Antkowiak, Shawn N Purvis, Sheila C Cheston and Wesley G Bush.
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Which institutional investors are selling Northrop Grumman stock?

NOC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Toronto Dominion Bank, Macquarie Group Ltd., Jennison Associates LLC, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Cadinha & Co. LLC, Dana Investment Advisors Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, and PNC Financial Services Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Northrop Grumman company stock in the last year include David T Perry, Kenneth L Bedingfield, Mark A Caylor, Mary D Petryszyn, and Michael A Hardesty.
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Which institutional investors are buying Northrop Grumman stock?

NOC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Nova Scotia, SG Americas Securities LLC, Royal London Asset Management Ltd., Rovida Advisors Inc., Allen Investment Management LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, and LSV Asset Management.
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How do I buy shares of Northrop Grumman?

Shares of NOC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Northrop Grumman's stock price today?

One share of NOC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $341.85.

How big of a company is Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman has a market capitalization of $56.99 billion and generates $33.84 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $2.25 billion in net income (profit) each year or $21.21 on an earnings per share basis. Northrop Grumman employs 90,000 workers across the globe.

What is Northrop Grumman's official website?

The official website for Northrop Grumman is www.northropgrumman.com.

How can I contact Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman's mailing address is 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA, 22042. The aerospace company can be reached via phone at 703-280-2900 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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