Summary of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) Ratings

May 17, 2018 - By Margaret Guttierez

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During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.98. That’s change of 0.08, from 2017Q3’s 1.06. 46 investors sold all, 287 reduced holdings as Northrop Grumman Corporation ratio worsened. 222 rose holdings while 105 funds took holdings. Funds hold 137.07 million shares thus 0.41% less from 2017Q3’s 137.63 million shares.
Salem Inv Counselors holds 92 shs or 0% of its capital. Abner Herrman & Brock Limited Liability Company holds 0.59% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) or 11,403 shs. United Kingdom-based Lmr Prns Llp has invested 0.28% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Nuveen Asset Management Llc holds 0.01% of its capital in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) for 3,957 shs. Evercore Wealth Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.01% stake. Fukoku Mutual Life Company has invested 0.06% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Sandy Spring Bankshares invested 0.03% of its capital in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Bnp Paribas Asset Mgmt Hldg reported 186,838 shs stake. Btim invested 0.01% of its capital in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). 34,730 are owned by Piedmont Advsr Limited Liability Company. California Employees Retirement System reported 473,025 shs. Moreover, Solutions Limited Liability Co has 0.02% invested in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) for 594 shs. Cobblestone Capital Advsr Ltd Liability New York has 2,136 shs. The Korea-based Pension has invested 0.23% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Fulton State Bank Na, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 716 shs.

Northrop Grumman Corporation had 9 sales and 0 insider purchases since February 13, 2018. This’s net activity of $6.82 million. Pamiljans Janis G sold $299,867 worth of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) on Monday, February 26. Shares for $457,747 were sold by Hardesty Michael A on Monday, February 26.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) Ratings Coverage

In total 13 analysts cover Northrop (NYSE:NOC). “Buy” rating has 9, “Sell” are 0, while 4 are “Hold”. 69% are bullish. 16 are the (NYSE:NOC)’s analyst reports since December 12, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, April 26 the firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given. The company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, April 6. On Thursday, April 12 the stock of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has “Equal-Weight” rating given by Morgan Stanley. On Tuesday, December 12 J.P. Morgan upgraded the shares of NOC in report to “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, May 8 the rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy”. On Tuesday, January 16 Wells Fargo upgraded the shares of NOC in report to “Outperform” rating. On Tuesday, January 23 RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of NOC in report with “Buy” rating. On Friday, February 23 Morgan Stanley maintained Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) with “Equal-Weight” rating. The company rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, January 25. On Wednesday, February 14 the stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies. Listed here are Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) PTs and latest ratings.

08/05/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Buy New Target: $410.0000 Upgrade
26/04/2018 Broker: Bernstein Rating: Hold New Target: $352.0000 Maintain
26/04/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $331 New Target: $342 Maintain
12/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $365 New Target: $378 Maintain
06/04/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $419.0000 Maintain
29/03/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight New Target: $400 Initiates Coverage On
12/03/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy New Target: $405 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $336 New Target: $365 Maintain
14/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
05/02/2018 Broker: Argus Research Rating: Buy New Target: $375.0

The stock increased 0.83% or $2.65 during the last trading session, touching $323.81.Currently Northrop Grumman Corporation is uptrending after 48.11% change in last May 17, 2017. NOC has 631,275 shares volume. NOC outperformed the S&P 500 by 36.56%.

Northrop Grumman Corporation, a security company, provides systems, products, and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, strike, logistics and modernization, and command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance to government and commercial clients worldwide.The firm is worth $56.47 billion. It has three divisions: Aerospace Systems, Mission Systems, and Technology Services.Currently it has negative earnings. The Aerospace Systems segment designs, develops, integrates, and produces manned aircraft, autonomous systems, spacecraft, high-energy laser systems, microelectronics, and other systems/subsystems.

For more Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) news posted briefly go to: Fool.com, Globenewswire.com, Seekingalpha.com, Streetinsider.com or Bizjournals.com. The titles are as follows: “Northrop’s Sales and Earnings Surge — So Why Did Its Shares Sink?” posted on April 30, 2018, “Northrop Grumman Releases First Quarter 2018 Financial Results” on April 25, 2018, “Aerospace And Defense Stocks: Which Are Best Wealth-Builders?” with a publish date: May 16, 2018, “JANA Shows New Stakes in Apple (AAPL), Boston Scientific (BSX), Dropbox (DBX), iQIYI (IQ) (more..) -13F” and the last “Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, more, land $41.7M in local defense work” with publication date: May 04, 2018.

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