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

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$272.64 +0.29 (+0.11 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$272.35
Today's Range$269.89 - $275.23
52-Week Range$251.66 - $360.88
Volume1.02 million shs
Average Volume1.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$47.51 billion
P/E Ratio20.53
Dividend Yield1.75%
Beta0.83
Northrop 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Search & navigation equipment
Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense
SectorAerospace
Current SymbolNYSE:NOC
Previous Symbol
CUSIP66680710
Phone703-280-2900

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.53
Current Ratio1.26
Quick Ratio1.17

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio20.53
Forward P/E Ratio14.51
P/E Growth1.03

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$25.80 billion
Price / Sales1.83
Cash Flow$16.0660 per share
Price / Cash16.97
Book Value$52.43 per share
Price / Book5.20

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$13.28
Net Income$2.02 billion
Net Margins9.62%
Return on Equity38.27%
Return on Assets8.46%

Miscellaneous

Employees70,000
Outstanding Shares173,620,000
Market Cap$47.51 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Wednesday, November 14th. Investors of record on Monday, December 3rd will be given a dividend of $1.20 per share on Wednesday, December 19th. This represents a $4.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.76%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 30th. View Northrop Grumman's Dividend History.

How were Northrop Grumman's earnings last quarter?

Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The aerospace company reported $6.54 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $4.35 by $2.19. The aerospace company had revenue of $8.09 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.99 billion. Northrop Grumman had a return on equity of 38.27% and a net margin of 9.62%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 23.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $3.67 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 Thursday, January 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Northrop Grumman.

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

Northrop Grumman issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 24th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $18.75-19.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $16.92. The company issued revenue guidance of ~$30 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $29.98 billion.Northrop Grumman also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $18.75-19.00 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for NOC?

16 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Northrop Grumman's stock. Their forecasts range from $280.00 to $431.00. On average, they expect Northrop Grumman's stock price to reach $353.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 29.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Northrop Grumman.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Northrop Grumman?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northrop Grumman in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings, 9 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating 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 somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Northrop Grumman earned a coverage optimism score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the aerospace company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,078,845 shares, an increase of 113.1% from the October 15th total of 2,382,955 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,700,738 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.0 days. Approximately 2.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Northrop Grumman's Current Options Chain.

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 & Director (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)

Who are Northrop Grumman's major shareholders?

Northrop Grumman's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.40%), FMR LLC (4.04%), Capital World Investors (2.74%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.71%), Capital International Investors (2.61%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.01%). Company insiders that own Northrop Grumman stock include Ann M Fudge, Christopher T Jones, David T Perry, Denise M Peppard, Gloria A Flach, Janis G Pamiljans, Kenneth L Bedingfield, Lesley A Kalan, Lisa R Davis, Mark A Caylor, Michael A Hardesty, Patrick M Antkowiak, Shawn N Purvis, Sheila C Cheston, Sid Ashworth, Thomas E Vice 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 FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Alliancebernstein L.P., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp and Janus Henderson Group PLC. Company insiders that have sold Northrop Grumman company stock in the last year include David T Perry, Denise M Peppard, Janis G Pamiljans, Kenneth L Bedingfield, Lesley A Kalan, Mark A Caylor, Michael A Hardesty, Patrick M Antkowiak, Shawn N Purvis, Sheila C Cheston and Wesley G Bush. View Insider Buying and Selling for Northrop Grumman.

Which institutional investors are buying Northrop Grumman stock?

NOC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Capital World Investors, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Macquarie Group Ltd., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Winslow Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc. and Capital Bank & Trust Co. 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 $272.64.

How big of a company is Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman has a market capitalization of $47.51 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.

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  475 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  538 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,013
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This page was last updated on 11/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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