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How has Northrop Grumman Corporation:(NYSE:NOC) performed recently?

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 38431.97. It is in the Aerospace/Defense – Major Diversified industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 19.3, a forward P/E of 18.41 and EPS of 11.12. At a stock price of 214.31 (-0.09%) it has a dividend yield of 1.68%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 10.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by 6.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 5.57% and more long-term 8.26% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 3.90%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -3.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 1.80%.

For performance, Northrop Grumman Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -1.20%. For the last month performance for Northrop Grumman Corporation is -2.11%. While the last quarter is 0.34% and half year, 13.84%. Finally for the year, performance is 36.42%.

The 52-week high for Northrop Grumman Corporation, is at -4.38%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 43.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.83% and 7.10% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.11%, and for the month it is 1.08%. Northrop Grumman Corporation, has a target price of 231.67.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.12, and for total debt/equity Northrop Grumman Corporation has 0. The gross margin is 23.60%, while operating margin is 12.80%, the profit margin is 8.70%. The current ratio is 1.1 and the quick ratio is 0.9.

Insider ownership is at 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 84.20%. Northrop Grumman Corporation has a payout ratio of 29.40%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 179.17. The shares float is 177.45, with the float short at 0.86%, with short ratio coming to 1.69.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Northrop Grumman Corporation, get 8.50%, with its returns on investment at 19.10%. Return on equity is 36.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 231.67, reached soon?

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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