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Northrop Grumman Corp NOC Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Feb 07, 2023, 1:50 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 448.96
  • Sector Industrials
  • Industry Aerospace & Defense
  • Investment Style Large Blend
  • Day Range 443.49  –  452.90
  • Year Range 368.21  –  556.27
  • Market Cap 68.8633 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 485,370.0 /  887,619.1
  • Price / Sales 1.91
  • Price / Book 4.49
  • Forward Div Yield 1.54%
  • Trailing Div Yield 1.50%

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Increasing Northrop’s FVE to $423 and Updating Capital Allocation to Exemplary

Nicolas Owens Equity Analyst

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With a fresh look at Northrop Grumman, we have increased our fair value estimate to $423 per share from $368, as Northrop's sales accelerated in the fourth quarter of 2022, rounding out an otherwise sluggish year, and to account for increasing cash flow generation in the near and medium term.

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Northrop Grumman is a diversified defense contractor providing aeronautics, defense, mission, and space systems. The company’s aerospace segment creates the fuselage for the massive F-35 program and produces autonomous and piloted aircraft such as Global Hawk drones and the new B-21 bomber. Defense systems makes artillery and missile ammunition and guidance systems, missile defense systems, and conducts maintenance and upgrades on numerous military aircraft. Mission systems creates and integrates a variety of radar, navigation, and communication systems for avionics, weapons control, and countermeasures on a range of platforms from helicopters to destroyers. Finally, space systems produces satellites, sensors, space structures, and manufactures long-range missiles and rocket motors.

2980 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church, VA, 22042
Industry Aerospace & Defense
Employees 95,000

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FAQs for Northrop Grumman Corp Stock

Yes. NOC has a forward dividend yield of 1.54%. See NOC’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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NOC’s market cap is 68.86 Bil.
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NOC’s stock style is Large Core.
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NOC’s price/sales is 1.91.
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NOC’s price/forward earnings is 20.33.
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NOC’s price/book is 4.49.
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NOC’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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