Northrop Grumman Corp’s (NYSE:NOC) Sentiment is 0.88

June 27, 2018 - By Daniel Mitchell

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“Big money” Positions

In 2018 Q1 Northrop Grumman Corp (NYSE:NOC) big money sentiment decreased to 0.88, according to SEC filings. That’s down -0.10, from 2017Q4’s 0.98. 321 funds opened new or increased holdings, while 363 decreased and sold holdings in Northrop Grumman Corp so the sentiment has dropped. These funds own 137.81 million shares, that’s up from 137.07 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Northrop Grumman Corp in top 10 increased from 13 to 19 for an increase of 6. In total 57 funds closed positions, 306 reduced and 232 increased. Also 89 funds bought new Northrop Grumman Corp stakes.

Significant Northrop Grumman Corp Investors

As of 2018 Q1 Canal Insurance Co has 4.92% invested in Northrop Grumman Corp. As of 2018 Q1, 67,188 shares of Northrop Grumman Corp are owned by Cadinha & Co Llc. Oakmont Corp reported 100,767 shares. Mu Investments Co. Ltd. revealed 18,000 shares position in Northrop Grumman Corp. The Massachusetts-based fund Bain Capital Public Equity Management Llc holds 175,889 shares or 4.47% of their stocks portfolio.

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 company has $54.19 billion market cap. It has three divisions: Aerospace Systems, Mission Systems, and Technology Services.25.92 is the P/E ratio. The Aerospace Systems segment designs, develops, integrates, and produces manned aircraft, autonomous systems, spacecraft, high-energy laser systems, microelectronics, and other systems/subsystems.

NOC touched $310.72 during the last trading session after $1.38 change.Northrop Grumman Corporation has volume of 306,692 shares. Since June 27, 2017 NOC has risen 29.40% and is uptrending. NOC outperformed the S&P 500 by 16.83%.

Investors wait Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC)’s quarterly earnings on July, 25., according to Faxor. Analysts predict $3.73 EPS, which is $0.58 up or 18.41 % from 2017’s $3.15 EPS. NOC’s profit could be $650.46M with 20.83 P/E in case $3.73 EPS is announced. After $4.21 EPS was announced last quarter, analysts now see negative EPS growth of -11.40 % for Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Spectrum Mngmt Group Inc Inc holds 0% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) or 17 shs. Andra Ap holds 0.27% or 29,600 shs in its capital. Global X Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Sit Investment Associate Inc owns 37 shs or 0% of their US capital. Utah Retirement Systems has 30,115 shs. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.08% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Virtu Limited Liability Co has invested 0.1% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Rockland Tru holds 0.03% or 720 shs in its capital. Paradigm Asset Management Company Ltd Llc has invested 0% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Da Davidson holds 0.08% or 10,620 shs. Telemus Cap Limited Com reported 6,049 shs. Vanguard Grp stated it has 0.2% of its capital in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Moore Cap Management L P holds 134,454 shs or 0.94% of its capital. 42 were reported by Sageworth. Crestwood Gp Ltd Liability has invested 0.03% of its capital in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC).

Northrop Grumman Corporation had 9 insider sales and 0 buys since February 13, 2018. This’s net activity of $6.82 million. On Tuesday, February 13 Peppard Denise M. had sold 2,539 shs worth $850,870. On Tuesday, February 20 Hardesty Michael A also sold $1.03M worth of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC).

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 12 have positions in Northrop (NYSE:NOC) as follows: 8 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 4 with “Hold”. The positive are 67%. The firm has $41900 highest while $315.0 is the lowest target price. The average target $374.45 is 20.51% above the last ($310.72) price. Since January 8, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Northrop has 17 analyst reports. On Tuesday, May 22 the stock has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse. On Thursday, January 25 the company was maintained by Jefferies. On Friday, April 6 the rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. On Monday, March 12 the company was maintained by Citigroup. In Friday, June 22 report Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $39400 target. On Tuesday, January 16 the stock has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo. In Thursday, April 26 report Credit Suisse maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $342 target. On Thursday, April 12 the rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. On Tuesday, May 8 the company was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. On Tuesday, January 23 the firm has “Buy” rating given by RBC Capital Markets.

For more Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) news posted briefly go to: Fool.com, Bizjournals.com, Seekingalpha.com, Bizjournals.com or Streetinsider.com. The titles are as follows: “Better Buy: Raytheon Company (RTN) vs. Northrop Grumman (NOC)” posted on June 25, 2018, “Lockheed, Northrop, Raptor grab $154M in local defense work” on June 26, 2018, “Wall Street Breakfast: Oil Back Above $70” with a publish date: June 27, 2018, “Lockheed lands first customer for its new F-16 fighter jet” and the last “Northrop Grumman (NOC) PT Raised to $341 at Credit Suisse” with publication date: June 27, 2018.

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