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NYSE:NOC

Northrop Grumman Stock Forecast, Price & News

$293.66
-8.46 (-2.80 %)
(As of 10/28/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$293.54
Now: $293.66
$304.25
50-Day Range
$302.99
MA: $322.85
$343.84
52-Week Range
$263.31
Now: $293.66
$385.01
Volume1.18 million shs
Average Volume1.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$48.96 billion
P/E Ratio20.65
Dividend Yield1.92%
Beta0.81
Northrop Grumman Corporation operates as a security company. It provides various systems, products, and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, space, strike, and logistics and modernization, as well as in command, control, communications and computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) to customers in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Aeronautics Systems, Defense Systems, Mission Systems, and Space Systems segments. It 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. The company also designs, develops, integrates, and produces flights, armaments, and space systems to enable national security, civil government, and commercial customers in achieving their critical missions. Its space systems include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and aerospace structures. In addition, it offers C4ISR systems; radar, electro-optical/infrared, and acoustic sensors; electronic warfare systems; cyber solutions; space and intelligence processing systems; air and missile defense integration systems; navigation systems; and shipboard missiles and encapsulated payload launch systems. Further, the company provides life-cycle solutions and services in support of networks and systems, including sustainment, modernization, training and simulation, software, engineering services, cyber, rapidly-deployable global logistics, and information technology. The company was founded in 1939 and is based in Falls Church, Virginia.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.43 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Search & navigation equipment
Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense
SectorAerospace
CUSIP66680710
Phone703-280-2900
Employees90,000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$33.84 billion
Cash Flow$26.01 per share
Book Value$52.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.25 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$48.96 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$293.66
-8.46 (-2.80 %)
(As of 10/28/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Northrop Grumman's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Northrop Grumman's stock was trading at $317.85 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NOC stock has decreased by 7.6% and is now trading at $293.66.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Northrop Grumman?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northrop Grumman in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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, February 4th 2021.
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How were Northrop Grumman's earnings last quarter?

Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 22nd. The aerospace company reported $5.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $5.60 by $0.29. The aerospace company earned $9.08 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.85 billion. Northrop Grumman had a net margin of 6.91% and a return on equity of 40.24%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 7.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $5.49 EPS.
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How often does Northrop Grumman pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 19th. Investors of record on Monday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of $1.45 per share on Wednesday, September 16th. This represents a $5.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.98%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 28th.
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How will Northrop Grumman's stock buyback program work?

Northrop Grumman announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, December 4th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $3,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 6.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Northrop Grumman issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $22.25-22.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $22.36. The company issued revenue guidance of $35.7-36.0 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $35.47 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NOC?

9 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Northrop Grumman's shares. Their forecasts range from $337.00 to $470.00. On average, they expect Northrop Grumman's stock price to reach $397.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,750,000 shares, an increase of 36.7% from the September 30th total of 1,280,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 787,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.2 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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), Home Depot (HD), Micron Technology (MU), The Walt Disney (DIS), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and Honeywell International (HON).

Who are Northrop Grumman's key executives?

Northrop Grumman's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Kathy J. Warden, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 48)
  • Mr. Janis G. Pamiljans, Corp. VP & Pres of Aeronautics Systems Sector (Age 59, Pay $2.63M)
  • Mr. Mark A. Caylor, Corp. VP & Pres of Mission Systems Sector (Age 55, Pay $2.41M)
  • Mr. David F. Keffer, Corp. VP & CFO (Age 42)
  • Mr. Rajender K. Chandhok, VP of Trust Admin. and Investments (Age 70)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.13%), Focused Investors LLC (0.13%), LSV Asset Management (0.13%), Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. (0.11%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.06%) and Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT (0.06%). 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 and Wesley G Bush.
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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 Ziegler Capital Management LLC, BTC Capital Management Inc., James Investment Research Inc., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Cozad Asset Management Inc., and Usca Ria LLC. Company insiders that have sold Northrop Grumman company stock in the last year include David T Perry, Kenneth L Bedingfield, Mark A Caylor, Mary D Petryszyn, and Michael A Hardesty.
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Which major investors are buying Northrop Grumman stock?

NOC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Focused Investors LLC, Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT, LSV Asset Management, Psagot Investment House Ltd., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Country Trust Bank, CWH Capital Management Inc., and Envestnet Asset Management Inc..
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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 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 $293.66.

How big of a company is Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman has a market capitalization of $48.96 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.

What is Northrop Grumman's official website?

The official website for Northrop Grumman is 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]

This page was last updated on 10/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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