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

$328.84
-2.73 (-0.82 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$313.98
Now: $328.84
$329.82
50-Day Range
$328.84
MA: $369.47
$384.87
52-Week Range
$263.29
Now: $328.84
$385.01
Volume2.92 million shs
Average Volume1.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$55.13 billion
P/E Ratio24.95
Dividend Yield1.59%
Beta0.79
Northrop Grumman Corporation, a security company, provides products in the areas of autonomous systems, cyber, space, strikes, and logistics and modernizations in the United States, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Aerospace Systems, Innovation Systems, Mission Systems, and Technology Services. The Aerospace Systems segment 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$33.84 billion
Cash Flow$27.13 per share
Book Value$52.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.25 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees90,000
Market Cap$55.13 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Tuesday, February 11th. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 24th will be paid a dividend of $1.32 per share on Wednesday, March 11th. This represents a $5.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 21st. View Northrop Grumman's Dividend History.

How will Northrop Grumman's stock buyback program work?

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

How were Northrop Grumman's earnings last quarter?

Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC) issued its earnings results on Thursday, January, 30th. The aerospace company reported $5.61 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $4.77 by $0.84. The aerospace company had revenue of $8.72 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.84 billion. Northrop Grumman had a net margin of 6.64% and a return on equity of 39.51%. The company's revenue was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $4.93 earnings per share. 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 Wednesday, April 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Northrop Grumman.

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

Northrop Grumman issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 22.75-23.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $23.10. The company issued revenue guidance of $35.3-35.8 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $35.95 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NOC?

10 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Northrop Grumman's stock. Their forecasts range from $315.00 to $455.00. On average, they expect Northrop Grumman's share price to reach $389.44 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Northrop Grumman.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Northrop Grumman?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Northrop Grumman in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings 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 very negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Northrop Grumman earned a news sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the aerospace company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Northrop Grumman.

Are investors shorting Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman saw a decrease in short interest during the month of February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 1,870,000 shares, a decrease of 14.2% from the January 30th total of 2,180,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 912,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 1.1% of the company's shares are short sold. View Northrop Grumman's Current Options Chain.

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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Raytheon (RTN), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Alibaba Group (BABA), Boeing (BA), Home Depot (HD), Micron Technology (MU), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Walt Disney (DIS) and Honeywell International (HON).

Who are Northrop Grumman's key executives?

Northrop Grumman's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Kathy J. Warden, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Kenneth L. Bedingfield, Corp. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Janis G. Pamiljans, Corp. VP & Pres of Aerospace Systems Sector (Age 58)
  • Mr. Rajender K. Chandhok, VP of Trust Admin. and Investments (Age 69)
  • Mr. Michael A. Hardesty, Corp. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 47)

Who are Northrop Grumman's major shareholders?

Northrop Grumman's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (10.11%), Capital International Investors (9.67%), Capital World Investors (4.10%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.10%), FMR LLC (2.93%) and Bank of America Corp DE (1.60%). 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, Sheila C Cheston and Wesley G Bush. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Northrop Grumman.

Which major investors are selling Northrop Grumman stock?

NOC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 1832 Asset Management L.P., FMR LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Capital Research Global Investors, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Janus Henderson Group PLC, TD Asset Management Inc. and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale. Company insiders that have sold Northrop Grumman company stock in the last year include Christopher T Jones, David T Perry, Kathy J Warden, Kenneth L Bedingfield, Madeleine Kleiner, Mark A Caylor, Mary D Petryszyn, Michael A Hardesty, Patrick M Antkowiak and Wesley G Bush. View Insider Buying and Selling for Northrop Grumman.

Which major investors are buying Northrop Grumman stock?

NOC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, AQR Capital Management LLC, Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Credit Suisse AG, State of Tennessee Treasury Department and First Trust Advisors LP. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Northrop Grumman's stock price today?

One share of NOC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $328.84.

How big of a company is Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman has a market capitalization of $55.13 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.View Additional Information About Northrop Grumman.

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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  557 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  614 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,171
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Northrop Grumman and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NOC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NOC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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