NYSE:NOC - Northrop Grumman Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$312.06 -1.39 (-0.44 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$312.06
Today's Range$311.3950 - $316.4670
52-Week Range$252.82 - $360.88
Volume955,214 shs
Average Volume1.04 million shs
Market Capitalization$54.66 billion
P/E Ratio23.50
Dividend Yield1.53%
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

Industry Search & navigation equipment
Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.87
Current Ratio2.52
Quick Ratio2.45


Trailing P/E Ratio23.50
Forward P/E Ratio18.75
P/E Growth1.96

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$25.80 billion
Price / Sales2.11
Cash Flow$16.0525 per share
Price / Cash19.44
Book Value$40.49 per share
Price / Book7.71


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$13.28
Net Income$2.02 billion
Net Margins8.05%
Return on Equity35.83%
Return on Assets7.97%


Outstanding Shares174,380,000

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 15th. Investors of record on Monday, June 4th will be given a dividend of $1.20 per share on Wednesday, June 20th. This represents a $4.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 1st. This is a positive change from Northrop Grumman's previous quarterly dividend of $1.10. View Northrop Grumman's Dividend History.

How were Northrop Grumman's earnings last quarter?

Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC) released its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The aerospace company reported $4.21 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.63 by $0.58. The aerospace company earned $6.74 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.62 billion. Northrop Grumman had a net margin of 8.05% and a return on equity of 35.83%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 7.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $3.63 EPS. 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 Tuesday, July, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Northrop Grumman.

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

Northrop Grumman updated 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?

17 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Northrop Grumman's shares. Their predictions range from $296.00 to $431.00. On average, they expect Northrop Grumman's stock price to reach $362.9375 in the next twelve months. 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?

Headlines about NOC stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog 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 news impact score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.34 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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. (7.50%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.90%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.34%), Northern Trust Corp (1.09%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.72%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.59%). Company insiders that own Northrop Grumman stock include Ann M Fudge, Christopher T Jones, 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Schroder Investment Management Group, California Public Employees Retirement System, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Legal & General Group Plc. Company insiders that have sold Northrop Grumman company stock in the last year include Denise M Peppard, Gloria A Flach, Janis G Pamiljans, Lisa R Davis, Michael A Hardesty and Sid Ashworth. View Insider Buying and Selling for Northrop Grumman.

Which major investors are buying Northrop Grumman stock?

NOC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, PointState Capital LP, Summit Trail Advisors LLC, AustralianSuper Pty Ltd, Royal Bank of Canada, Bluestein R H & Co., Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD. and CIBC World Markets Inc.. 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 $312.06.

How big of a company is Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman has a market capitalization of $54.66 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 (NOC)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  421 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  493 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  914
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Northrop Grumman and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NOC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NOC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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