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NYSE:NOC

Northrop Grumman Stock Forecast, Price & News

$467.08
+0.26 (+0.06%)
(As of 06/28/2022 01:57 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$465.12
$473.65
50-Day Range
$438.62
$492.06
52-Week Range
$344.89
$492.30
Volume
10,691 shs
Average Volume
838,197 shs
Market Capitalization
$72.61 billion
P/E Ratio
12.87
Dividend Yield
1.49%
Price Target
$445.44
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NOC Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

2.76 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

7th out of 65 stocks

Search & Navigation Equipment Industry

3rd out of 12 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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About Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC)

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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
4/28/2022
Ex-Dividend for 6/15 Dividend
5/27/2022
Dividend Payable
6/15/2022
Today
6/28/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/04/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$445.44
High Stock Price Forecast
$521.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$350.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-4.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.4
Research Coverage
10 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$7.01 billion
Pretax Margin
20.01%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$35.67 billion
Cash Flow
$34.60 per share
Book Value
$82.81 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
155,041,000
Market Cap
$72.61 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.71

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Northrop Grumman Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Northrop Grumman stock right now?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northrop Grumman in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Northrop Grumman stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in NOC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Northrop Grumman's stock price forecast for 2022?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Northrop Grumman's shares. Their NOC stock forecasts range from $350.00 to $521.00. On average, they anticipate Northrop Grumman's stock price to reach $445.44 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.7%.
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How has Northrop Grumman's stock performed in 2022?

Northrop Grumman's stock was trading at $387.07 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, NOC shares have increased by 20.8% and is now trading at $467.47.
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Are investors shorting Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,070,000 shares, an increase of 37.1% from the May 15th total of 1,510,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 862,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days. Approximately 1.3% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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, August 4th 2022.
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How were Northrop Grumman's earnings last quarter?

Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 28th. The aerospace company reported $6.10 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $5.95 by $0.15. The aerospace company earned $8.80 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.89 billion. Northrop Grumman had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 32.82% and a net margin of 16.33%. The company's revenue was down 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $6.57 EPS.
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How often does Northrop Grumman pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 17th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 31st will be paid a dividend of $1.73 per share on Wednesday, June 15th. This represents a $6.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.48%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 27th. This is a positive change from Northrop Grumman's previous quarterly dividend of $1.57.
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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 1.49%. Northrop Grumman has been increasing its dividend for 20 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Northrop Grumman is 19.07%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Northrop Grumman will have a dividend payout ratio of 25.41% 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 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $24.50-$25.10 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $24.86. The company issued revenue guidance of $36.20 billion-$36.60 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $36.60 billion.

Who are Northrop Grumman's key executives?

Northrop Grumman's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Kathy J. Warden, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 50) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. David F. Keffer, Corp. VP & CFO (Age 44, Pay $2.03M)
  • Mr. Mark A. Caylor, Corp. VP & Pres of Mission Systems Sector (Age 57, Pay $2.11M)
  • Ms. Mary D. Petryszyn, Corp. VP & Pres of Defense Systems Sector (Age 60, Pay $1.99M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Matthew F. Bromberg, Corp. VP of Global Operations (Age 52)
  • Mr. Rajender K. Chandhok, VP of Trust Admin. and Investments (Age 72)
  • Brig.Gen. Richard Stapp, Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. John Russell, VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Sheila C. Cheston, Corp. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 63)
  • Mr. Carl Hahn, Chief Compliance Officer & VP

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.

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 (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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (9.28%), Capital International Investors (8.01%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.66%), Wellington Management Group LLP (5.58%), BlackRock Inc. (5.57%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.59%). Company insiders that own Northrop Grumman stock include Christopher T Jones, 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 and Thomas H Jones.
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Which major investors are selling Northrop Grumman stock?

NOC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Clearbridge Investments LLC, ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd, Nuance Investments LLC, Baird Financial Group Inc., Capital International Investors, and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have sold Northrop Grumman company stock in the last two years include David T Perry, Janis G Pamiljans, Karl J Krapek, Kathy J Warden, Lesley A Kalan, Mark A Caylor, Mary D Petryszyn, Michael A Hardesty, Shawn N Purvis, Sheila C Cheston, and Thomas H Jones.
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Which major investors are buying Northrop Grumman stock?

NOC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sanders Capital LLC, 1832 Asset Management L.P., Capital World Investors, Ruffer LLP, Aaron Wealth Advisors LLC, Allen Investment Management LLC, Chiron Investment Management LLC, and Bank of America Corp DE.
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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 $467.47.

How much money does Northrop Grumman make?

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has a market capitalization of $72.67 billion and generates $35.67 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $7.01 billion in net income (profit) each year or $36.29 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Northrop Grumman have?

Northrop Grumman 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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When was Northrop Grumman founded?

Northrop Grumman was founded in 1939.

How can I contact Northrop Grumman?

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

This page (NYSE:NOC) was last updated on 6/28/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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