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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) which is in the industry Aerospace/Defense – Major Diversified, gaining -0.36% today. In the last week its performance is 2.59%, and 10.18% for the past quarter. Currently, Northrop Grumman Corporation, NOC has a target price of 219.86, so today’s gain of -0.36% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.15%.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), has a market cap of 40097.65, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 84.20%.

At the current price of 220.93, it has a dividend yield of 1.62%, and its target price is 219.86. This is with a profit margin of 8.80%, and total debt/equity of 1.14. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has a P/E of 20.14, as well as a forward P/E of 18.43.

With a current EPS of 11.01, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 12.41%,Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 10.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.66%.

Performance for the year is 39.82%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 18.43%.

Volume today for Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), is 154804, while its average volume is 869.12. Whilst the total gain today was -0.36%, it did have a day high of -1.11%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.21%, and 1.28% for the month. The 52-week low for Northrop Grumman Corporation, NOC has been 47.62%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.11%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 19.10%, and its return on assets is 8.50%. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has an operating margin of 12.90%. With a sales growth of 0.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Northrop Grumman Corporation, NOC is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 1.14, and has a current ratio of 1.2 and 1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Northrop Grumman Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.33, and the P/S is 1.7, along with a P/B of 7.15. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 31.4.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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