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

$370.94
+2.94 (+0.80 %)
(As of 02/18/2020 02:11 AM ET)
Today's Range
$367.01
Now: $370.94
$371.64
50-Day Range
$343.89
MA: $371.38
$384.87
52-Week Range
$263.29
Now: $370.94
$385.01
Volume635,087 shs
Average Volume862,802 shs
Market Capitalization$62.18 billion
P/E Ratio28.14
Dividend Yield1.42%
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$27.58 per share
Book Value$52.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.25 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees90,000
Market Cap$62.18 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 announced 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.42%. 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 of Directors has initiated a stock 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 buy up to 6.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Northrop Grumman's earnings last quarter?

Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 30th. The aerospace company reported $5.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $4.77 by $0.84. The aerospace company earned $8.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.84 billion. Northrop Grumman had a return on equity of 39.51% and a net margin of 6.64%. The firm's revenue was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $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 12 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 5.0% 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 headlines about NOC stock have trended extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Northrop Grumman earned a coverage optimism score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the aerospace company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Northrop Grumman.

Are investors shorting Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,180,000 shares, an increase of 7.9% from the January 15th total of 2,020,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 987,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 1.3% of the company's stock 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 Raytheon (RTN), NVIDIA (NVDA), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Boeing (BA), Alibaba Group (BABA), 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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (10.11%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.10%), FMR LLC (2.93%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.60%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.81%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (0.78%). 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 institutional investors are selling Northrop Grumman stock?

NOC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, TD Asset Management Inc., DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Natixis Advisors L.P., Sei Investments Co. and Aviva PLC. Company insiders that have sold Northrop Grumman company stock in the last year include Christopher T Jones, David T Perry, Janis G Pamiljans, 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 institutional investors are buying Northrop Grumman stock?

NOC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Credit Suisse AG, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, First Trust Advisors LP, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd and MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd. 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 $370.94.

How big of a company is Northrop Grumman?

Northrop Grumman has a market capitalization of $62.18 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:  556 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  613 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,169
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 2/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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