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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 0.67% today. In the last week its performance is 0.62%, and -0.60% for the past quarter. Currently, Northrop Grumman Corporation, NOC has a target price of 232.92, so today’s gain of 0.67% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.25%.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), has a market cap of 38404.52, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 84.20%.

At the current price of 213.24, it has a dividend yield of 1.69%, and its target price is 232.92. This is with a profit margin of 8.70%, and total debt/equity of 0. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has a P/E of 19.18, as well as a forward P/E of 18.39.

With a current EPS of 11.12, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.07%,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 8.26%.

Performance for the year is 31.72%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 14.38%.

Volume today for Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), is 591300, while its average volume is 909.51. Whilst the total gain today was 0.67%, it did have a day high of -4.45%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.95%, and 1.06% for the month. The 52-week low for Northrop Grumman Corporation, NOC has been 35.15%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.45%.

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 12.80%. With a sales growth of 1.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Northrop Grumman Corporation, NOC is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 1.12, and has a current ratio of 1.1 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Northrop Grumman Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.32, and the P/S is 1.63, along with a P/B of 6.76. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 33.72.

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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