NYSE:NOC - Northrop Grumman Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$294.39 +2.40 (+0.82 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 01:10 AM ET)
Previous Close$294.39
Today's Range$290.7657 - $295.80
52-Week Range$264.35 - $360.88
Volume1.12 million shs
Average Volume1.11 million shs
Market Capitalization$50.73 billion
P/E Ratio22.17
Dividend Yield1.65%
Beta0.68
Northrop Grumman logoNorthrop Grumman Corporation operates as a security company for government and commercial customers worldwide. It provides products, systems, and solutions in autonomous systems; cyber; command, control, communications and computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR); strike; and logistics and modernization. The company operates through three segments: Aerospace Systems, Mission Systems, and Technology Services. The Aerospace Systems segment designs, develops, integrates, and produces manned aircraft, autonomous systems, spacecraft, high-energy laser systems, microelectronics, and other systems/subsystems. This segment sells its products primarily to the Department of Defense (DoD) and other U.S. government agencies for use in various areas, including intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; strike operations; communications; earth observation; and space science and exploration. The Mission Systems segment offers mission solutions and multifunction systems, including C4ISR systems; radar, electro-optical/infrared, and acoustic sensors; electronic warfare systems; cyber solutions; space systems; intelligence processing systems; air and missile defense integration; navigation; and shipboard missile and encapsulated payload launch systems for the DoD, intelligence community, international, federal-civil, and commercial customers. The Technology Services segment provides software and system sustainment, training, and integrated logistics support solutions, as well as engages in the modernization of platforms and associated subsystems. Northrop Grumman Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Falls Church, Virginia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Search & navigation equipment
Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense
SectorAerospace
SymbolNYSE:NOC
CUSIP66680710
Phone703-280-2900

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.75
Current Ratio1.24
Quick Ratio1.15

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio22.17
Forward P/E Ratio17.50
P/E Growth1.54

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$25.80 billion
Price / Sales1.99
Cash Flow$16.2916 per share
Price / Cash18.07
Book Value$40.49 per share
Price / Book7.27

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$13.28
Net Income$2.02 billion
Net Margins8.33%
Return on Equity34.88%
Return on Assets7.69%

Miscellaneous

Employees70,000
Outstanding Shares174,120,000
Market Cap$50.73 billion

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northrop Grumman's stock symbol?

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

How often does Northrop Grumman pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 15th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 27th will be given a dividend of $1.20 per share on Wednesday, September 12th. This represents a $4.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.63%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 24th. View Northrop Grumman's Dividend History.

How were Northrop Grumman's earnings last quarter?

Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The aerospace company reported $3.93 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $3.84 by $0.09. The aerospace company earned $7.12 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.10 billion. Northrop Grumman had a return on equity of 34.88% and a net margin of 8.33%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 10.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $3.16 earnings per share. View Northrop Grumman's Earnings History.

When is Northrop Grumman's next earnings date?

Northrop Grumman is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Northrop Grumman.

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

Northrop Grumman issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, June, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $16.20-16.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $15.46.

What price target have analysts set for NOC?

19 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Northrop Grumman's stock. Their forecasts range from $296.00 to $431.00. On average, they anticipate Northrop Grumman's share price to reach $361.2222 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Northrop Grumman.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Northrop Grumman?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northrop Grumman in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings, 12 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Northrop Grumman.

Who are some of Northrop Grumman's key competitors?

Who are Northrop Grumman's key executives?

Northrop Grumman's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Wesley G. Bush, Chairman & CEO (Age 57)
  • Ms. Kathy J. Warden, Pres & COO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Kenneth L. Bedingfield, Corp. VP & CFO (Age 45)
  • Mr. Janis G. Pamiljans, Corp. VP & Pres of Aerospace Systems Sector
  • Mr. Rajender K. Chandhok, VP of Trust Admin. and Investments (Age 68)

Has Northrop Grumman been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about NOC stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Northrop Grumman earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the aerospace company an impact score of 48.06 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Northrop Grumman.

Who are Northrop Grumman's major shareholders?

Northrop Grumman's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.30%), FMR LLC (4.69%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.36%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.33%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.25%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (0.95%). Company insiders that own Northrop Grumman stock include Ann M Fudge, Christopher T Jones, David T Perry, Denise M Peppard, Gloria A Flach, Janis G Pamiljans, Kenneth L Bedingfield, Lisa R Davis, Michael A Hardesty, Patrick M Antkowiak, Sid Ashworth, Thomas E Vice and Wesley G Bush. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Northrop Grumman.

Which major investors are selling Northrop Grumman stock?

NOC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Putnam Investments LLC, FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Boston Partners, State Treasurer State of Michigan and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Northrop Grumman company stock in the last year include David T Perry, Denise M Peppard, Gloria A Flach, Janis G Pamiljans, Kenneth L Bedingfield, Michael A Hardesty, Sid Ashworth and Wesley G Bush. View Insider Buying and Selling for Northrop Grumman.

Which major investors are buying Northrop Grumman stock?

NOC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Millennium Management LLC, Winslow Capital Management LLC, AustralianSuper Pty Ltd, Bank of America Corp DE, Nomura Holdings Inc. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Northrop Grumman.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Northrop Grumman's stock price today?

One share of NOC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $294.39.

How big of a company is Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman has a market capitalization of $50.73 billion and generates $25.80 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $2.02 billion in net income (profit) each year or $13.28 on an earnings per share basis. Northrop Grumman employs 70,000 workers across the globe.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Northrop Grumman (NYSE NOC)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  456 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  520 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  976
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This page was last updated on 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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