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

$359.58
-5.44 (-1.49 %)
(As of 02/24/2020 09:32 AM ET)
Today's Range
$357.72
Now: $359.58
$360.00
50-Day Range
$355.64
MA: $373.17
$384.87
52-Week Range
$263.29
Now: $359.58
$385.01
Volume3,630 shs
Average Volume834,231 shs
Market Capitalization$60.28 billion
P/E Ratio27.28
Dividend Yield1.45%
Beta0.79
Northrop Grumman Corporation, a security company, provides products in the areas of autonomous systems, cyber, space, strikes, and logistics and modernizations in the United States, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Aerospace Systems, Innovation Systems, Mission Systems, and Technology Services. The Aerospace Systems segment designs, develops, integrates, and produces manned aircrafts, autonomous systems, spacecraft systems, high-energy laser systems, microelectronics, and other systems and sub-systems for use in the areas of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, strike operations, communications, earth observations, and space science. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Search & navigation equipment
Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense
SectorAerospace
CUSIP66680710
Phone703-280-2900

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$33.84 billion
Cash Flow$27.18 per share
Book Value$52.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.25 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees90,000
Market Cap$60.28 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 11th. Investors of record on Monday, February 24th will be given a dividend of $1.32 per share on Wednesday, March 11th. This represents a $5.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 21st. View Northrop Grumman's Dividend History.

How will Northrop Grumman's stock buyback program work?

Northrop Grumman declared that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Tuesday, December 4th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $3,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 6.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Northrop Grumman's earnings last quarter?

Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC) released its earnings results on Thursday, January, 30th. The aerospace company reported $5.61 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $4.77 by $0.84. The aerospace company earned $8.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.84 billion. Northrop Grumman had a return on equity of 39.51% and a net margin of 6.64%. Northrop Grumman's quarterly revenue was up 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $4.93 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 Wednesday, April 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Northrop Grumman.

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

Northrop Grumman updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 22.75-23.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $23.10. The company issued revenue guidance of $35.3-35.8 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $35.95 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NOC?

10 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Northrop Grumman's stock. Their forecasts range from $315.00 to $455.00. On average, they expect Northrop Grumman's share price to reach $389.44 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Northrop Grumman.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Northrop Grumman?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northrop Grumman in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Northrop Grumman.

Has Northrop Grumman been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about NOC stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Northrop Grumman earned a media sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the aerospace company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Northrop Grumman.

Are investors shorting Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,180,000 shares, an increase of 7.9% from the January 15th total of 2,020,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 987,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Northrop Grumman's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Northrop Grumman's key competitors?

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 (RTN), NVIDIA (NVDA), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Alibaba Group (BABA), Boeing (BA), Home Depot (HD), Micron Technology (MU), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Walt Disney (DIS) and Honeywell International (HON).

Who are Northrop Grumman's key executives?

Northrop Grumman's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Kathy J. Warden, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Kenneth L. Bedingfield, Corp. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Janis G. Pamiljans, Corp. VP & Pres of Aerospace Systems Sector (Age 58)
  • Mr. Rajender K. Chandhok, VP of Trust Admin. and Investments (Age 69)
  • Mr. Michael A. Hardesty, Corp. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 47)

Who are Northrop Grumman's major shareholders?

Northrop Grumman's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (10.11%), Capital International Investors (9.67%), Capital World Investors (4.10%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.10%), FMR LLC (2.93%) and Bank of America Corp DE (1.60%). Company insiders that own Northrop Grumman stock include Christopher T Jones, David T Perry, Janis G Pamiljans, Kathy J Warden, Kenneth L Bedingfield, Lesley A Kalan, Madeleine Kleiner, Mark A Caylor, Mary D Petryszyn, Michael A Hardesty, Patrick M Antkowiak, Shawn N Purvis, Sheila C Cheston and Wesley G Bush. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Northrop Grumman.

Which institutional investors are selling Northrop Grumman stock?

NOC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 1832 Asset Management L.P., FMR LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Capital Research Global Investors, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Janus Henderson Group PLC, TD Asset Management Inc. and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale. Company insiders that have sold Northrop Grumman company stock in the last year include Christopher T Jones, David T Perry, Kathy J Warden, Kenneth L Bedingfield, Madeleine Kleiner, Mark A Caylor, Mary D Petryszyn, Michael A Hardesty, Patrick M Antkowiak and Wesley G Bush. View Insider Buying and Selling for Northrop Grumman.

Which institutional investors are buying Northrop Grumman stock?

NOC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, AQR Capital Management LLC, Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Credit Suisse AG, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, First Trust Advisors LP and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Northrop Grumman's stock price today?

One share of NOC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $365.01.

How big of a company is Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman has a market capitalization of $61.19 billion and generates $33.84 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $2.25 billion in net income (profit) each year or $21.21 on an earnings per share basis. Northrop Grumman employs 90,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Northrop Grumman.

What is Northrop Grumman's official website?

The official website for Northrop Grumman is http://www.northropgrumman.com/.

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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  557 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  614 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,171
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This page was last updated on 2/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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