NYSE:NOC

Northrop Grumman Stock Forecast, Price & News

$370.18
-2.39 (-0.64 %)
(As of 06/23/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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$368.27
$371.75
50-Day Range
$337.80
$377.51
52-Week Range
$282.88
$379.03
Volume18,017 shs
Average Volume1.05 million shs
Market Capitalization$59.58 billion
P/E Ratio13.56
Dividend Yield1.68%
Beta0.83
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About Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Corporation operates as an aerospace and defense company worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Aeronautics Systems, Defense Systems, Mission Systems, and Space Systems. The Aeronautics Systems segment designs, develops, manufactures, integrates, and sustains aircraft systems for strategic and tactical intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) missions; and long-range strike aircraft systems, tactical fighter aircrafts, and airborne battle management systems. The Defense Systems segment offers weapon and mission systems for the U.S. military and civilian agency customers. Its principal products and services include integrated battle management systems, weapons systems, information technology services, and intelligence operations. This segment provides command and control and weapons systems, including munitions and missiles; precision strike weapons; propulsion, such as air-breathing systems; and gun systems and precision munitions. It also offers life cycle service and support for software, weapons systems, and aircraft; security services, including information and cyber operations; intelligence analysis and support; and IT infrastructure, such as cloud. The Mission Systems segment offers command, control, communications, and computers ISR systems; radar, electro-optical/infrared, and acoustic sensors; electronic warfare systems; communications and network systems; processing systems; navigation; and maritime power, propulsion, and payload launch systems. This segment also provides airborne sensors and networks; cyber and intelligence mission solutions; maritime/land systems and sensors; and navigation, targeting, and survivability solutions. The Space Systems segment offers satellites and payloads; ground systems; missile defense systems and interceptors; launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; and strategic missiles. Northrop Grumman Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Falls Church, Virginia.

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2.49 out of 5 stars

Aerospace Sector

3rd out of 77 stocks

Search & Navigation Equipment Industry

1st out of 14 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Northrop Grumman a buy right now?

10 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northrop Grumman in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Northrop Grumman stock.
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Are investors shorting Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman saw a decrease in short interest in May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 1,510,000 shares, a decrease of 30.7% from the May 13th total of 2,180,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 925,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.6 days. Currently, 0.9% 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, July 29th 2021.
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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, 29th. The aerospace company reported $6.57 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $5.48 by $1.09. The aerospace company earned $9.16 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.49 billion. Northrop Grumman had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 40.40% and a net margin of 12.10%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $5.48 EPS.
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How has Northrop Grumman's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Northrop Grumman's stock was trading at $317.85 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NOC shares have increased by 16.7% and is now trading at $371.06.
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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 18th. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $1.57 per share on Wednesday, June 16th. This represents a $6.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 28th. This is a boost from Northrop Grumman's previous quarterly dividend of $1.45.
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Is Northrop Grumman a good dividend stock?

Northrop Grumman pays an annual dividend of $6.28 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.68%. Northrop Grumman has been increasing its dividend for 13 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Northrop Grumman is 26.55%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Northrop Grumman will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.62% 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 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of 24.000-24.500 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $23.650. The company issued revenue guidance of $35.30 billion-$35.70 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $35.54 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NOC?

10 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Northrop Grumman's stock. Their forecasts range from $330.00 to $478.00. On average, they expect Northrop Grumman's stock price to reach $397.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Northrop Grumman's key executives?

Northrop Grumman's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Kathy J. Warden, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 49)
  • Mr. David F. Keffer, Corp. VP & CFO (Age 43, Pay $1.73M)
  • Mr. Mark A. Caylor, Corp. VP & Pres of Mission Systems Sector (Age 56, Pay $2.22M)
  • Mr. Blake E. Larson, Corp. VP & Pres of Space Systems Sector (Age 61, Pay $2.18M)
  • Mr. Rajender K. Chandhok, VP of Trust Admin. and Investments (Age 71)
  • Mr. Michael A. Hardesty, Corp. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 49)
  • Brig.Gen. Richard Stapp, Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. Todd B. Ernst, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Sheila C. Cheston, Corp. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 62)
  • 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.

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 Technologies (RTX), Lockheed Martin (LMT), NVIDIA (NVDA), The Boeing (BA), The Home Depot (HD), Micron Technology (MU), The Walt Disney (DIS), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and Honeywell International (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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Capital International Investors (8.21%), BlackRock Inc. (5.95%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.78%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.81%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.48%) and Morgan Stanley (1.00%). 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, Mark A Caylor, Mary D Petryszyn, Michael A Hardesty and Shawn N Purvis.
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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 Capital International Investors, Putnam Investments LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Prudential Financial Inc., Nomura Holdings Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., The PNC Financial Services Group Inc., and Panagora Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Northrop Grumman company stock in the last year include David T Perry, Janis G Pamiljans, Kathy J Warden, Lesley A Kalan, Mark A Caylor, Mary D Petryszyn, Michael A Hardesty, and Shawn N Purvis.
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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 Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Nuance Investments LLC, Yacktman Asset Management LP, Van ECK Associates Corp, LSV Asset Management, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Renaissance Technologies LLC, and Cohen Investment Advisors LLC.
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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 $371.06.

How much money does Northrop Grumman make?

Northrop Grumman has a market capitalization of $59.73 billion and generates $36.80 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $3.19 billion in net income (profit) each year or $23.65 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Northrop Grumman have?

Northrop Grumman employs 97,000 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.

When was Northrop Grumman founded?

Northrop Grumman was founded in 1939.

What is Northrop Grumman's official website?

The official website for Northrop Grumman is www.northropgrumman.com.

Where are Northrop Grumman's headquarters?

Northrop Grumman is headquartered at 2980 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, FALLS CHURCH VA, 22042.

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]


This page was last updated on 6/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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