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NYSE:NOC

Northrop Grumman - NOC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$438.65
+1.00 (+0.23%)
(As of 01/30/2023 01:34 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$436.49
$448.65
50-Day Range
$437.65
$545.61
52-Week Range
$364.62
$556.27
Volume
763,642 shs
Average Volume
1.45 million shs
Market Capitalization
$67.14 billion
P/E Ratio
13.92
Dividend Yield
1.58%
Price Target
$508.13

Northrop Grumman MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.43 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
14.8% Upside
$508.13 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.11% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.57
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.10mentions of Northrop Grumman in the last 14 days
Based on 52 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.31%
From $21.82 to $24.07 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.83 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

2nd out of 46 stocks

Search & Navigation Equipment Industry

1st out of 10 stocks


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About Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) Stock

Northrop Grumman Corp. engages in the provision of advanced aircraft systems. It operates through the following segments: Aeronautics Systems, Defense Systems, Mission Systems, and Space Systems. The Aeronautics Systems segment is involved in the design, development, production, integration, sustainment, and modernization of advanced aircraft systems for the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Navy, other U.S. government agencies, and international customers. The Defense Systems segment includes integrated battle management systems, weapons systems and aircraft, and mission systems sustainment and modernization. The Mission Systems segment offers advanced mission solutions and multifunction systems, primarily for the U.S. defense and intelligence community, and international customers. The Space Systems segment delivers end-to-end mission solutions through the design, development, integration, production and operation of space, missile defense, launch and strategic missile systems for national security, civil government, commercial, and international customers. The company was founded by John K. Northrop, Thomas V. Jones, and Kent Kresa in 1939 and is headquartered in Falls Church, VA.

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NOC Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/14 Dividend
11/25/2022
Dividend Payable
12/14/2022
Last Earnings
1/26/2023
Today
1/30/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/27/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Search & navigation equipment
Sub-Industry
Aerospace & Defense
Sector
Aerospace
CUSIP
66680710
Employees
95,000
Year Founded
1939

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$508.13
High Stock Price Forecast
$655.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$375.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+15.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.43
Research Coverage
14 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$4.90 billion
Pretax Margin
15.94%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$36.60 billion
Cash Flow
$34.81 per share
Book Value
$100.04 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
152,655,000
Market Cap
$67.14 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.60

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Key Executives

  • Kathy J. WardenKathy J. Warden
    Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Matthew F. Bromberg
    Vice President-Global Operations
  • David F. KefferDavid F. Keffer
    Chief Financial Officer & Vice President
  • John Russell
    Chief Information Officer & Vice President
  • Richard Scott Stapp
    Chief Technology Officer













NOC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Northrop Grumman stock right now?

14 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northrop Grumman in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" NOC shares. 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 2023?

14 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Northrop Grumman's shares. Their NOC share price forecasts range from $375.00 to $655.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $508.13 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have NOC shares performed in 2023?

Northrop Grumman's stock was trading at $545.61 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, NOC shares have decreased by 19.8% and is now trading at $437.65.
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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, April 27th 2023.
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How were Northrop Grumman's earnings last quarter?

Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC) announced its earnings results on Thursday, January, 26th. The aerospace company reported $7.50 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $6.57 by $0.93. The aerospace company had revenue of $10 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.64 billion. Northrop Grumman had a net margin of 13.38% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 28.29%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 16.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $6.00 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 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 1.58%. The ex-dividend date 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 1.58%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 19 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 21.96%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, NOC will have a dividend payout ratio of 28.75% 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 updated its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $21.85-$22.45 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $22.30. The company issued revenue guidance of $38.00 billion-$38.40 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $37.86 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 shareholders include Yacktman Asset Management LP (0.27%), Focused Investors LLC (0.17%), Natixis Advisors L.P. (0.15%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.12%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.11%) and Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.10%). 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 $437.65.

How much money does Northrop Grumman make?

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has a market capitalization of $66.98 billion and generates $36.60 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $4.90 billion in net income (profit) each year or $31.51 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Northrop Grumman have?

The company employs 95,000 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 1/30/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff