Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC): Price and Financial Metrics

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC): $459.00

0.75 (+0.16%)

POWR Rating

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  • NOC scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 86.43% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NOC is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • NOC ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 48th percentile.

NOC Stock Summary

  • NOC has a market capitalization of $69,677,547,148 -- more than approximately 97.02% of US stocks.
  • NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.5% of US equities in our set.
  • The volatility of NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP's share price is greater than that of just 10.63% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NOC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are FISV, INFY, ITW, CI, and RELX.
  • NOC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP's official web site, go to

NOC Valuation Summary

  • NOC's EV/EBIT ratio is 12.4; this is 20.51% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, NOC's price/earnings ratio has gone down 227.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NOC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NOC 2023-03-17 1.9 4.4 13.9 12.4
NOC 2023-03-16 1.9 4.5 14.1 12.6
NOC 2023-03-15 1.9 4.5 14.0 12.6
NOC 2023-03-14 1.9 4.5 14.2 12.7
NOC 2023-03-13 1.9 4.6 14.3 12.8
NOC 2023-03-10 1.9 4.6 14.4 12.8

NOC Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 187.95%.
  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -25.42%.
  • The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 27.66%.
NOC's revenue has moved down $638,000,000 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
2022-12-31 36,602 2,901 4,896
2022-09-30 35,208 2,092 5,526
2022-06-30 34,957 1,920 5,674
2022-03-31 35,307 3,145 5,765
2021-12-31 35,667 3,567 7,005
2021-09-30 37,240 3,727 4,625

NOC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • NOC has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 81.11% of graded US stocks.
  • NOC's asset turnover comes in at 0.874 -- ranking 59th of 208 Electronic Equipment stocks.
  • MINM, QRVO, and NEON are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NOC.

The table below shows NOC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.874 0.210 0.250
2021-06-30 0.870 0.205 0.246
2021-03-31 0.858 0.201 0.243
2020-12-31 0.837 0.203 0.166
2020-09-30 0.819 0.212 0.136
2020-06-30 0.825 0.213 0.129

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 $412.05 Average Broker Recommendation 1.58 (Moderate Buy)

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NOC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $459.00 52-week high $556.27
Prev. close $458.25 52-week low $430.93
Day low $457.59 Volume 476,800
Day high $461.50 Avg. volume 1,146,337
50-day MA $456.74 Dividend yield 1.52%
200-day MA $485.95 Market Cap 69.82B

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC) Company Bio

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSENOC) is an American multinational aerospace and defense technology company. With 90,000 employees and an annual revenue in excess of $30 billion, it is one of the world's largest weapons manufacturers and military technology providers.[5][6][7][3] The firm ranks No. 96 on the 2020 Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations. (Source:Wikipedia)

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NOC Price Returns

1-mo -2.53%
3-mo -14.75%
6-mo -1.76%
1-year 4.20%
3-year 54.42%
5-year 42.52%
YTD -15.57%
2022 43.02%
2021 29.29%
2020 -9.92%
2019 42.69%
2018 -18.95%

NOC Dividends

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