Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts


Washington State Bank holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) for 1,087 shares.

Allstate Corp decreased Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC) stake by 66.91% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The stock increased 2.44% or $7.19 during the last trading session, reaching $301.36. The stock of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) earned "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Friday, August 4. It has outperformed by 1.69% the S&P500. The Minnesota-based Foundry Partners Llc has invested 0.02% in the stock. Hanseatic Management Services Inc. now owns 423 shares of the aerospace company's stock valued at $109,000 after buying an additional 48 shares during the last quarter. The company has market cap of $1.35 billion. First Personal Financial Services now owns 431 shares of the aerospace company's stock valued at $111,000 after buying an additional 121 shares during the last quarter. About 517,318 shares traded. Northrop Grumman Corporation had a net margin of 9.24% and a return on equity of 39.76%. The stock of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, January 12 by Jefferies. The stock of Spin Master Corp (TSE:TOY) earned "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 2.

Among 16 analysts covering Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Northrop Grumman had 47 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

The company has just set a price target of $269.0 on Northrop (NYSE:NOC) shares.

Among 16 analysts covering Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Northrop Grumman Corp. The company has a market capitalization of $39.31 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.805 and a beta of 0.72. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $28100 target in Friday, June 2 report. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, June 2. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, August 23 with "Hold". Capital Planning Advisors Llc acquired 6,409 shares as Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC)'s stock rose 2.59%. As per Thursday, January 12, the company rating was downgraded by Jefferies.

Since May 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $8.58 million activity. 591 shares were sold by DAVIS LISA R, worth $147,750. 3,847 shares were sold by ASHWORTH SID, worth $1.00M.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th.

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The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. RBC Capital Markets upgraded it to "Outperform" rating and $70 target in Tuesday, September 29 report.

Allstate Corp increased Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) stake by 43,131 shares to 64,577 valued at $5.90M in 2017Q2. During the same period a year ago, the business earned $2.54 earnings per share.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.80, from 1.15 in 2017Q1.

Andra AP fonden boosted its position in shares of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) by 5.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC.

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The aerospace company reported $3.68 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.92 by $0.76. Wedge Cap Mgmt L LP Nc accumulated 232,038 shares or 0.57% of the stock. 164,027 are owned by Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh. Schwab Charles Investment Mngmt reported 305,019 shares. Kingfisher Ltd Company has 0.6% invested in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) for 3,435 shares. 57,417 are held by State Treasurer State Of Michigan. Corporate insiders own 0.70% of the company's stock. Prudential Public Limited Company reported 0.01% stake. South Dakota Council holds 8,200 shares. Mu Invests Communications Limited reported 3.59% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). JP Morgan upgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Monday, October 12 report. The stock of Visa Inc (NYSE:V) earned "Buy" rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, October 10. Milestone Group has 1,510 shares. The stock of Spin Master Corp (TSE:TOY) has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, September 1 by BMO Capital Markets.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. It also upped Legg Mason Inc 6.375 Pfd stake by 18,500 shares and now owns 141,525 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.06, from 0.88 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 75 investors sold GM shares while 286 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. Visionary Asset Mngmt owns 0.92% invested in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 90,492 shares. Landscape Mgmt Ltd Co stated it has 8,648 shares. Crestwood Advisors Group Inc Ltd Liability Co stated it has 1,039 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Bank of America downgraded the shares of V in report on Thursday, February 11 to "Neutral" rating. 1,079 are held by Peapack Gladstone Corporation. 24,107 are owned by Brown Advisory Inc. Sumitomo Life Insur Comm has 7,221 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Ltd Liability Company accumulated 195 shares. Bokf Na has invested 0.15% in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Hbk Limited Partnership reported 118,600 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Nationwide Fund Advsr holds 60,552 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

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