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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 -2.18% today. In the last week its performance is 0.35%, and 10.87% for the past quarter. Currently, Northrop Grumman Corporation, NOC has a target price of 219.86, so today’s gain of -2.18% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.11%.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), has a market cap of 40099.06, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 84.10%.

At the current price of 217.69, it has a dividend yield of 1.44%, 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 20.22, as well as a forward P/E of 18.5.

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 9.16%.

Performance for the year is 35.81%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 18.87%.

Volume today for Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), is 494265, while its average volume is 964.07. Whilst the total gain today was -2.18%, it did have a day high of -2.87%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.17%, and 1.23% for the month. The 52-week low for Northrop Grumman Corporation, NOC has been 45.46%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.87%.

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 2.21, and the P/S is 1.7, along with a P/B of 7.18. 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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