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Northrop Grumman Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.29 (-0.35%)
(As of 12/7/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
919,203 shs
Average Volume
884,208 shs
Market Capitalization
$57.50 billion
P/E Ratio
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About Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Corp. is an aerospace and defense company, which engages in the provision of security businesses. It creates and delivers platforms, systems, and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, command, control, communications and computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, strike, and logistics and modernization. The firm operates through the following segments: Aeronautics Systems, Defense Systems, Mission Systems and Space Systems. The Aeronautics Systems segment consists of Autonomous Systems and Manned Aircrafts. The Defense Systems segment consists of Battle Management and Missile Systems. The Mission Systems segment consists of Airborne Sensors and Networks, Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions, Maritime/Land Systems and Sensors and Navigation, Targeting and Survivability. The Space Systems segment consists of operations relating Launch and Strategic Missiles and space. The company was founded by John K. Northrop, Thomas V. Jones, and Kent Kresa in 1939 and is headquartered in Falls Church, VA.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Search & navigation equipment
Aerospace & Defense
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$36.80 billion
Cash Flow
$32.27 per share
Book Value
$72.01 per share


Net Income
$3.19 billion
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$57.50 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

2.92 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

2nd out of 54 stocks

Search & Navigation Equipment Industry

1st out of 10 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Northrop Grumman a buy right now?

13 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northrop Grumman in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Northrop Grumman stock.
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How has Northrop Grumman's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Northrop Grumman's stock was trading at $317.85 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NOC shares have increased by 14.1% and is now trading at $362.67.
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Are investors shorting Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,100,000 shares, an increase of 37.3% from the October 31st total of 1,530,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 757,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.8 days. Currently, 1.3% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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, January 27th 2022.
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How were Northrop Grumman's earnings last quarter?

Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 28th. The aerospace company reported $6.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $5.93 by $0.70. The aerospace company earned $8.72 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.94 billion. Northrop Grumman had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 39.17% and a net margin of 12.42%. Northrop Grumman's revenue was down 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $5.89 EPS.
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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, November 17th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 29th will be paid a dividend of $1.57 per share on Wednesday, December 15th. This represents a $6.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 26th.
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Is Northrop Grumman a good dividend stock?

Northrop Grumman pays an annual dividend of $6.28 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.73%. Northrop Grumman has been increasing its dividend for 18 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Northrop Grumman is 22.07%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Northrop Grumman will have a dividend payout ratio of 25.15% next year. This indicates that Northrop Grumman 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 updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $25.200-$25.600 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $24.990. The company issued revenue guidance of $36 billion-$36 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $36.26 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NOC?

13 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Northrop Grumman's shares. Their forecasts range from $331.00 to $475.00. On average, they expect Northrop Grumman's share price to reach $394.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Northrop Grumman's key executives?

Northrop Grumman's management team includes the following people:
  • Kathy J. Warden, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • David F. Keffer, Chief Financial Officer & Vice President
  • Richard Scott Stapp, Chief Technology Officer
  • Carl Hahn, Chief Compliance Officer & Vice President
  • David T. Perry, Chief Global Business Officer & Vice President

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

610 employees have rated Northrop Grumman CEO Kathy Warden on Glassdoor.com. Kathy Warden has an approval rating of 85% among Northrop Grumman'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 Raytheon Technologies (RTX), Lockheed Martin (LMT), NVIDIA (NVDA), Boeing (BA), Home Depot (HD), Micron Technology (MU), Walt Disney (DIS), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and Honeywell International (HON).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wellington Management Group LLP (5.92%), BlackRock Inc. (5.53%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.81%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.61%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.28%) and Sanders Capital LLC (1.25%). Company insiders that own Northrop Grumman stock include David T Perry, Janis G Pamiljans, Karl J Krapek, Kathy J Warden, Kenneth L Bedingfield, Lesley A Kalan, Mark A Caylor, Mark A Caylor, Mary D Petryszyn, Michael A Hardesty, Shawn N Purvis and Thomas H Jones.
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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 Capital World Investors, Boston Partners, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Van ECK Associates Corp, Deutsche Bank AG, American Century Companies Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, and Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have sold Northrop Grumman company stock in the last year include David T Perry, Janis G Pamiljans, Karl J Krapek, Kathy J Warden, Lesley A Kalan, Mark A Caylor, Mary D Petryszyn, Michael A Hardesty, Shawn N Purvis, and Thomas H Jones.
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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 Sanders Capital LLC, Morgan Stanley, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Alliancebernstein L.P., Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, and Natixis.
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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 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 $362.67.

How much money does Northrop Grumman make?

Northrop Grumman has a market capitalization of $57.50 billion and generates $36.80 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $3.19 billion in net income (profit) each year or $28.45 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Northrop Grumman have?

Northrop Grumman employs 97,000 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.

When was Northrop Grumman founded?

Northrop Grumman was founded in 1939.

What is Northrop Grumman's official website?

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

Where are Northrop Grumman's headquarters?

Northrop Grumman is headquartered at 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA, 22042.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 302-655-5049.

This page was last updated on 12/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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