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

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC): $467.41

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NOC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $467.41 52-week high $549.87
Prev. close $470.08 52-week low $414.56
Day low $464.44 Volume 554,500
Day high $471.41 Avg. volume 851,623
50-day MA $462.34 Dividend yield 1.59%
200-day MA $453.32 Market Cap 70.48B

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  • NOC scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 82.73% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NOC is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • NOC's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 18.65% of US stocks).

NOC Stock Summary

  • NOC has a higher market value than 96.79% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $69,857,690,118.
  • NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.05% of US equities in our set.
  • The volatility of NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP's share price is greater than that of merely 1.36% 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 INFY, ITW, SHW, CVS, and TT.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 1.8; this is 63.64% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, NOC's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 0.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NOC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NOC 2023-11-09 1.8 4.4 14.9 13.6
NOC 2023-11-08 1.8 4.4 14.9 13.6
NOC 2023-11-07 1.8 4.4 15.1 13.8
NOC 2023-11-06 1.8 4.5 15.2 13.9
NOC 2023-11-03 1.8 4.5 15.2 13.9
NOC 2023-11-02 1.9 4.5 15.4 14.0

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)

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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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.

Boeing (BA) Secures Contract to Aid MQ-25 Stingray Jet Production

Boeing (BA) is set to provide non-recurring engineering for the preliminary design review of six sub-systems to mitigate component obsolescence for supporting production of MQ-25 Stingray jets.

Yahoo | November 23, 2023

Northrop Grumman Corp's Dividend Analysis

As investors look forward to this upcoming payment, the spotlight also shines on the company's dividend history, yield, and growth rates. Using the data from GuruFocus, let's look into Northrop Grumman Corp's dividend performance and assess its sustainability. What Does Northrop Grumman Corp Do?

Yahoo | November 23, 2023

Northrop Grumman Stock (NYSE:NOC): Industry Tailwinds Signal Strong Upside

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) stock is riding high on robust industry trends that promise strong upside potential. As a key player in aerospace and defense, known for iconic creations such as the B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber and F-35 Lightning, Northrop Grumman is thriving in the current landscape of escalating global conflicts. Its impressive Q3 earnings report and record-breaking backlog suggest continued favorable conditions, reinforcing my bullish outlook on the stock. Why is Northrop Grumman Ben

Yahoo | November 23, 2023

Lockheed (LMT) Wins Contract to Aid Anti-Ship Missile Production

Lockheed (LMT) is set to manufacture four additional Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles with containers for the U.S. Navy.

Yahoo | November 22, 2023

Boeing (BA) Wins Contract to Support Small Diameter Bomb I

Boeing (BA) secures a $33-million contract involving support services for Small Diameter Bomb I.

Yahoo | November 22, 2023

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NOC Price Returns

1-mo -0.46%
3-mo 7.72%
6-mo 6.19%
1-year -10.92%
3-year 62.32%
5-year 95.03%
YTD -12.93%
2022 43.02%
2021 29.29%
2020 -9.92%
2019 42.69%
2018 -18.95%

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