Amid the topmost stocks in today’s market is Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Northrop Grumman Corporation had a market cap of 34666.79, indicating that it has a good hold on the market value of the shares outstanding. The current market cap of Northrop Grumman Corporation exhibits the basic determinant of asset allocation and risk-return parameters for its stocks.
The P/E of Northrop Grumman Corporation is currently valued at 18.31 allowing its investors to analyze the company’s stock valuation and its shares relative to the income of the company that it makes. With the constructive P/E value of Northrop Grumman Corporation, the investors are able to forecast the positive earnings growth of the company.
The forward P/E of Northrop Grumman Corporation is at 18.19 signifying the uses of estimated net earnings over the next 12 months. Investors will be getting a good grip in comparing the current earnings of the company to estimated future earnings.
With its low price-to-sales ratio of 1.45, the company is evidently a better investment since the investors are paying a lower amount for each unit of sales. However, the company sales do not necessarily expose the entire picture, as it might be unprofitable with a low P/S ratio.
The price-to-book ratio of 6.2 for Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) implies that investors are highly hopeful for the organization to create more value from the given set of assets. The market value of the firm’s assets are considerably higher in contrast to their accounting value. The current P/B amount of Northrop Grumman Corporation best indicates the value approach in differentiating good from the bad. The ratio also provides a clue to how much investors are paying for what would be left if the company went bankrupt immediately.
The target payout ratio for Northrop Grumman Corporation is currently measuring at 28.50%, outlining what size the company’s dividends should be. It also demonstrates a stable dividend policy for Northrop Grumman Corporation connected to the long-run, with viable earnings.
The EPS for Northrop Grumman Corporation is valued at 10.38 with an EPS growth this year at 16.80%. The company’s EPS growth for the following year is valued at 5.93%, indicating an EPS value of 17.00% for the past 5 years, and an EPS value of 7.25% for the coming five years.
Northrop Grumman Corporation’s sales for the past 5 years rolls at -2.80%, exhibiting an EPS growth from quarter-to-quarter at 21.70%. The sales growth of the company is -0.10% at the moment, indicating the average sales volume of the company’s products and services that have typically improved year-to-year.
Company’s existing stock price is at 188.6 with a change in price of -0.78%. As of now, the target price for the company is measuring at 201.07. Northrop Grumman Corporation’s ROA is rolling at 8.10%, following the ROI of 17.70%. Quick and current ratio is valued at 1 and 1.2 respectively.