Northrop Grumman Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.58 (+0.17 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.90 million shs
Average Volume919,325 shs
Market Capitalization$56.08 billion
P/E Ratio12.64
Dividend Yield1.80%
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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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2.72 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

4th out of 53 stocks

Search & Navigation Equipment Industry

1st out of 10 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Northrop Grumman a buy right now?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northrop Grumman in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Northrop Grumman stock.
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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 28th 2021.
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How were Northrop Grumman's earnings last quarter?

Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC) released its earnings results on Thursday, July, 29th. The aerospace company reported $6.42 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $5.75 by $0.67. The aerospace company earned $9.15 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.71 billion. Northrop Grumman had a net margin of 12.10% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 39.32%.
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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. Since then, NOC shares have increased by 10.2% and is now trading at $350.24.
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How often does Northrop Grumman pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman declared a dividend on Wednesday, August 18th. Investors of record on Monday, August 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share on Thursday, September 2nd. This represents a dividend yield of 0.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 20th.
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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 1.80%. The dividend payout ratio of Northrop Grumman is 26.55%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Northrop Grumman will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.42% 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 issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of $24.400-$24.800 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $24.580. The company issued revenue guidance of $35.80 billion-$36.20 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $35.81 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NOC?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Northrop Grumman's shares. Their forecasts range from $331.00 to $478.00. On average, they anticipate Northrop Grumman's stock price to reach $400.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.2% 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.

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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), The Boeing (BA), The Home Depot (HD), Micron Technology (MU), The 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (9.56%), Capital International Investors (8.44%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.51%), BlackRock Inc. (5.49%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.70%) and FMR LLC (3.00%). Company insiders that own Northrop Grumman stock include David T Perry, Janis G Pamiljans, 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 BlackRock Inc., State Street Corp, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Vanguard Group Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, and Epoch Investment Partners Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Northrop Grumman company stock in the last year include David T Perry, Janis G Pamiljans, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Bessemer Group Inc., Allen Investment Management LLC, Capital International Investors, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, American Century Companies Inc., and Ruffer LLP.
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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 $350.24.

How much money does Northrop Grumman make?

Northrop Grumman has a market capitalization of $56.08 billion and generates $36.80 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $3.19 billion in net income (profit) each year or $23.65 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 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 9/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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