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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 39785.55. It is in the Aerospace/Defense – Major Diversified industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 20.06, a forward P/E of 18.35 and EPS of 11.01. At a stock price of 220.85 (0.02%) it has a dividend yield of 1.45%.

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 12.41% and more long-term 9.16% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 25.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -3.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 0.00%.

For performance, Northrop Grumman Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -0.52%. For the last month performance for Northrop Grumman Corporation is 1.88%. While the last quarter is 9.35% and half year, 20.88%. Finally for the year, performance is 32.98%.

The 52-week high for Northrop Grumman Corporation, is at -1.32%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 47.57%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.14% and 13.49% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.82%, and for the month it is 1.21%. Northrop Grumman Corporation, has a target price of 219.86.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.14, and for total debt/equity Northrop Grumman Corporation has 1.14. The gross margin is 23.90%, while operating margin is 12.90%, the profit margin is 8.80%. The current ratio is 1.2 and the quick ratio is 1.

Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 84.10%. Northrop Grumman Corporation has a payout ratio of 28.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 180.18. The shares float is 178.89, with the float short at 1.44%, with short ratio coming to 2.74.

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 35.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 219.86, reached soon?

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