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NYSE:NOC

Northrop Grumman - NOC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$545.60
+15.30 (+2.89%)
(As of 12/2/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$527.39
$549.87
50-Day Range
$464.19
$549.01
52-Week Range
$352.60
$556.27
Volume
843,649 shs
Average Volume
914,763 shs
Market Capitalization
$83.97 billion
P/E Ratio
15.50
Dividend Yield
1.30%
Price Target
$536.92

Northrop Grumman MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.73 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.6% Downside
$536.92 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.22% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.57
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.53mentions of Northrop Grumman in the last 14 days
Based on 23 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-10.02%
From $24.64 to $22.17 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.35 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

13th out of 49 stocks

Search & Navigation Equipment Industry

3rd out of 8 stocks

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About Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) Stock

Northrop Grumman Corporation operates as an aerospace and defense company worldwide. The company's Aeronautics Systems segment designs, develops, manufactures, integrates, and sustains aircraft systems. This segment also offers unmanned autonomous aircraft systems, including high-altitude long-endurance strategic ISR systems and vertical take-off and landing tactical ISR systems; and strategic long-range strike aircraft, tactical fighter and air dominance aircraft, and airborne battle management and command and control systems. Its Defense Systems segment designs, develops, and produces weapons and mission systems. It offers products and services, such as integrated battle management systems, weapons systems and aircraft, and mission systems. This segment also provides command and control and weapons systems, including munitions and missiles; precision strike weapons; propulsion, such as air-breathing and hypersonic systems; gun systems and precision munitions; life cycle service and support for software, weapons systems, and aircraft; and logistics support, sustainment, operation, and modernization for air, sea, and ground systems. The company's Mission Systems segment offers cyber, command, control, communications and computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems; radar, electro-optical/infrared and acoustic sensors; electronic warfare systems; advanced communications and network systems; cyber solutions; intelligence processing systems; navigation; and maritime power, propulsion, and payload launch systems. This segment also provides airborne multifunction sensors; maritime/land systems and sensors; navigation, targeting, and survivability solutions; and networked information solutions. Its Space Systems segment offers satellites and payloads; ground systems; missile defense systems and interceptors; launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; and strategic missiles. The company was founded in 1939 and is based in Falls Church, Virginia.

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NOC Stock News Headlines

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NOC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/28/2021
Ex-Dividend for 9/14 Dividend
8/26/2022
Dividend Payable
9/14/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/14 Dividend
11/25/2022
Today
12/03/2022
Dividend Payable
12/14/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/26/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Search & navigation equipment
Sub-Industry
Aerospace & Defense
Sector
Aerospace
CUSIP
66680710
Employees
88,000
Year Founded
1939

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$536.92
High Stock Price Forecast
$585.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$410.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-1.6%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.73
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$7.01 billion
Pretax Margin
19.11%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$35.67 billion
Cash Flow
$35.34 per share
Book Value
$90.59 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
153,527,000
Market Cap
$83.97 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.62

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Key Executives

  • Ms. Kathy J. WardenMs. Kathy J. Warden (Age 50)
    Chair, CEO & Pres
  • Mr. David F. KefferMr. David F. Keffer (Age 44)
    Corp. VP & CFO
    Comp: $2.03M
  • Mr. Mark A. CaylorMr. Mark A. Caylor (Age 57)
    Corp. VP & Pres of Mission Systems Sector
    Comp: $2.11M
  • Mr. Matthew F. Bromberg (Age 52)
    Corp. VP of Global Operations
  • Mr. Rajender K. Chandhok (Age 72)
    VP of Trust Admin. and Investments
  • Brig.Gen. Richard Stapp
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. John Russell
    VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Todd B. Ernst
    Corp. VP and Treasurer & VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Sheila C. ChestonMs. Sheila C. Cheston (Age 63)
    Corp. VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Carl Hahn
    Chief Compliance Officer & VP













NOC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Northrop Grumman stock right now?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northrop Grumman in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" NOC shares.
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What is Northrop Grumman's stock price forecast for 2023?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Northrop Grumman's stock. Their NOC share price forecasts range from $410.00 to $585.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $536.92 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.6%.
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How have NOC shares performed in 2022?

Northrop Grumman's stock was trading at $387.07 at the start of the year. Since then, NOC shares have increased by 41.0% and is now trading at $545.60.
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Are investors shorting Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,880,000 shares, a decline of 27.7% from the October 31st total of 2,600,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 971,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.2% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Northrop Grumman's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 26th 2023.
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How were Northrop Grumman's earnings last quarter?

Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 28th. The aerospace company reported $6.63 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $5.93 by $0.70. The aerospace company had revenue of $8.72 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.94 billion. Northrop Grumman had a net margin of 15.69% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 27.99%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $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 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 28th will be paid a dividend of $1.73 per share on Wednesday, December 14th. This represents a $6.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 25th.
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Is Northrop Grumman a good dividend stock?

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) pays an annual dividend of $6.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.30%. The company 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 is 19.66%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, NOC will have a dividend payout ratio of 31.21% next year. This indicates that the company 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 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $24.50-$25.10 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $24.73. The company issued revenue guidance of $36.20 billion-$36.60 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $36.31 billion.

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

610 employees have rated Northrop Grumman Chief Executive Officer Kathy Warden on Glassdoor.com. Kathy Warden has an approval rating of 85% among the company'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

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (9.33%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.88%), BlackRock Inc. (5.93%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.41%), Sanders Capital LLC (1.99%) and Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.39%). Insiders that own company 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, Mary D Petryszyn, Michael A Hardesty, Shawn N Purvis, Sheila C Cheston, Thomas H Jones and Thomas L Wilson Jr.
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How do I buy shares of Northrop Grumman?

Shares of NOC stock 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 $545.60.

How much money does Northrop Grumman make?

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has a market capitalization of $83.97 billion and generates $35.67 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $7.01 billion in net income (profit) each year or $35.19 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Northrop Grumman have?

The company employs 88,000 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.
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How can I contact Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman's mailing address is 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA, 22042. The official website for the company is www.northropgrumman.com. The aerospace company can be reached via phone at (703) 280-2900, via email at investors@ngc.com, or via fax at 302-655-5049.

This page (NYSE:NOC) was last updated on 12/3/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff