Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC): Price and Financial Metrics

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC): $406.62

0.41 (+0.10%)

POWR Rating

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  • NOC scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 90.5% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NOC is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 52 weeks.
  • NOC ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 9th percentile.

NOC Stock Summary

  • NOC has a market capitalization of $64,487,143,415 -- more than approximately 95.75% of US stocks.
  • Northrop Grumman Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.68% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Northrop Grumman Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.36% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Northrop Grumman Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be ITW, ECL, KDP, WIT, and HUM.
  • Visit NOC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NOC Valuation Summary

  • NOC's price/sales ratio is 1.6; this is 51.52% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, NOC's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.9.
  • NOC's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.9 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NOC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NOC 2021-08-26 1.6 5.3 12.9 10.8
NOC 2021-08-25 1.5 5.2 12.8 10.7
NOC 2021-08-24 1.5 5.2 12.8 10.7
NOC 2021-08-23 1.5 5.2 12.8 10.7
NOC 2021-08-20 1.5 5.2 12.8 10.7
NOC 2021-08-19 1.5 5.2 12.7 10.6

NOC Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 41.35%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 6.14%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -68.39%.
NOC's revenue has moved up $7,508,000,000 over the prior 30 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
2021-06-30 37,603 3,923 4,548
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

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 78.5% of graded US stocks.
  • NOC's asset turnover comes in at 0.87 -- ranking 61st of 206 Electronic Equipment stocks.
  • ADTN, OTIVF, and EMAN 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
2021-06-30 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
2020-03-31 0.834 0.213 0.122

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 $406.62 52-week high $408.03
Prev. close $406.21 52-week low $282.88
Day low $403.57 Volume 473,800
Day high $408.03 Avg. volume 883,570
50-day MA $369.42 Dividend yield 1.55%
200-day MA $346.76 Market Cap 65.10B

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.

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NOC Price Returns

1-mo 14.32%
3-mo 13.40%
6-mo 16.43%
1-year 33.62%
3-year 58.49%
5-year 95.37%
YTD 35.23%
2020 -9.92%
2019 42.69%
2018 -18.95%
2017 33.88%
2016 25.20%

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