Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC): Price and Financial Metrics


Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC): $367.82

7.71 (+2.14%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

NOC POWR Grades


  • NOC scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 85.87% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NOC is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • NOC ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 7th percentile.

NOC Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $57,963,740,613, Northrop Grumman Corp has a greater market value than 95.5% of US stocks.
  • Northrop Grumman Corp's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 87.33% of US listed stocks.
  • Northrop Grumman Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.76% of US equities in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Northrop Grumman Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be NSC, DG, CP, PGR, and HUM.
  • NOC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Northrop Grumman Corp's official web site, go to www.northropgrumman.com.

NOC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, NOC's price/sales ratio is 55.88% lower, now standing at 1.5.
  • NOC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 2.7 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, NOC's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NOC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NOC 2014-12-23 1.3 3.1 15.0 10.3
NOC 2013-03-07 0.6 1.6 7.8 4.9
NOC 2010-12-08 0.6 1.4 9.0 7.0
NOC 2008-03-31 0.8 1.5 14.7 9.8
NOC 2005-06-03 0.7 1.2 15.9 10.7
NOC 2002-03-27 0.9 1.7 29.3 16.4

NOC Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 43.16%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 74.19%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 8.94%.
NOC's revenue has moved up $3,495,000,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows NOC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 37,336 5,232 4,516
2020-12-31 36,799 4,305 3,189
2020-09-30 35,308 5,167 2,450
2020-06-30 34,700 4,947 2,397
2020-03-31 34,272 4,217 2,253
2019-12-31 33,841 4,297 2,248

NOC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NOC, see our NOC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $406.38 Average Broker Recommendation 1.52 (Moderate Buy)

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NOC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $367.82 52-week high $379.03
Prev. close $360.11 52-week low $282.88
Day low $362.81 Volume 528,729
Day high $369.84 Avg. volume 988,703
50-day MA $367.99 Dividend yield 1.74%
200-day MA $327.20 Market Cap 59.20B

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) Company Bio


Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. The company was founded in 1939 and is based in Falls Church, Virginia.

NOC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$367.82$368.95 0%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Northrop Grumman Corp. To summarize, we found that Northrop Grumman Corp ranked in the 55th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Northrop Grumman Corp ended up being:

  • As a business, NOC is generating more cash flow than 97.64% of positive cash flow stocks in the Industrials.
  • Northrop Grumman Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 18.94% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • NOC's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than only 18.94% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-2%
1%-1%
2%0%
3%1%
4%2%
5%3%

ULH, VLRS, GTLS, ALJJ, and MMS can be thought of as valuation peers to NOC, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.


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Latest NOC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Northrop Grumman Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate NOC as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Why Northrop Grumman (NOC) Might Surprise This Earnings Season

Northrop Grumman (NOC) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

UPDATE 1-Bezos offers NASA $2 billion in exchange for moon mission contract

Fresh off his trip to space, billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos on Monday offered to cover up to $2 billion in NASA costs if the U.S. space agency awards his company Blue Origin a contract to make a spacecraft designed to land astronauts back on the moon. NASA in April awarded rival billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX https://www.reuters.com/technology/spacex-wins-us-contract-spacecraft-send-astronauts-moon-washington-post-2021-04-16 a $2.9 billion contract to build a spacecraft to bring astronauts to the lunar surface as early as 2024, rejecting bids from Blue Origin and defense contractor Dynetics.

Yahoo | July 26, 2021

Lockheed Says Classified Program That Hit Q2 Earnings Will Pay Off

Lockheed Martin reported mixed Q2 results while the top Pentagon contractor also lifted its 2021 earnings forecast.

Yahoo | July 26, 2021

Bezos offers NASA $2 billion in exchange for moon mission contract

Fresh off his trip to space, billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos on Monday offered to cover up to $2 billion in NASA costs if the U.S. space agency awards his company Blue Origin a contract to make a spacecraft designed to land astronauts back on the moon. NASA in April awarded rival billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX https://www.reuters.com/technology/spacex-wins-us-contract-spacecraft-send-astronauts-moon-washington-post-2021-04-16 a $2.9 billion contract to build a spacecraft to bring astronauts to the lunar surface as early as 2024, rejecting bids from Blue Origin and defense contractor Dynetics.

Yahoo | July 26, 2021

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NOC Price Returns

1-mo 2.08%
3-mo 4.22%
6-mo 29.50%
1-year 18.78%
3-year 31.18%
5-year 83.83%
YTD 21.81%
2020 -9.92%
2019 42.69%
2018 -18.95%
2017 33.88%
2016 25.20%

NOC Dividends

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