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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 0.57% today. In the last week its performance is -0.36%, and 2.64% for the past quarter. Currently, Northrop Grumman Corporation, NOC has a target price of 231.67, so today’s gain of 0.57% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.02%.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), has a market cap of 38955.14, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 84.20%.

At the current price of 218.65, it has a dividend yield of 1.66%, and its target price is 231.67. 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 19.56, as well as a forward P/E of 18.66.

With a current EPS of 11.12, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.57%,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 28.21%. Since its IPO date on 12/31/1981, the total performance to date is 16.13%.

Volume today for Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), is 203051, while its average volume is 905.45. Whilst the total gain today was 0.57%, it did have a day high of -2.44%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.00%, and 1.04% for the month. The 52-week low for Northrop Grumman Corporation, NOC has been 46.10%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.44%.

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 2.37, and the P/S is 1.65, along with a P/B of 6.89. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 34.2.

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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