Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)

471.10
NYSE
Prev Close 456.77
Day Low/High 455.58 / 472.44
52 Wk Low/High 344.89 / 490.82
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 155.44B
Market Cap 71.00B
P/E Ratio 20.32
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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No 'Hype': Betting on Defense Is Wise Portfolio Protection in 2022

No 'Hype': Betting on Defense Is Wise Portfolio Protection in 2022

As the U.S. attempts to match its rivals' advancements in hypersonic weapons capability, this name could be a big winner.

Hope and Despair, Yield Curve, Shanghai Shutdown, Biden Budget, Trading Costco

Hope and Despair, Yield Curve, Shanghai Shutdown, Biden Budget, Trading Costco

The yield curve certainly signals the U.S. economy will have to pass through troubled waters over the medium to even long-term, but it also signals outright economic contraction remains tomorrow's problem, not today's.

Ukraine War, Hypersonic Weapons, Markets, Week Ahead, Fed, Trading Salesforce

Ukraine War, Hypersonic Weapons, Markets, Week Ahead, Fed, Trading Salesforce

There should be no national priority greater than developing both defensive and offensive hypersonic technology.

Blue Monday, Technical Damage, Death Cross, FOMC, China, Raskin, Lockheed Martin

Blue Monday, Technical Damage, Death Cross, FOMC, China, Raskin, Lockheed Martin

The Nasdaq Composite suffered a 'death cross' back in mid-February and what happened after that is now clear to see.

Banning Russia Oil, Wild Markets, Ukraine War, Energy and Defense Stock Moves

Banning Russia Oil, Wild Markets, Ukraine War, Energy and Defense Stock Moves

On Tuesday, a bevy of U.S. multinational corporations finally got around to heading for the exits from doing business in Russia.

Red Monday, Running for the Hills, Crude Reality, Nickel, Lithium, Apple Event

Red Monday, Running for the Hills, Crude Reality, Nickel, Lithium, Apple Event

Professionally managed capital not only participated heavily on Monday, the pros showed some aggregate fear.

War Rages On, SOTU, Markets, Oil, Interest Rates, Trading Several Stocks

War Rages On, SOTU, Markets, Oil, Interest Rates, Trading Several Stocks

Overnight, commodities such as crude oil, natural gas, corn, and wheat continued to soar in dollar terms.

Resistance & Sanctions, Complexity Risk, Rubles, Bitcoin, Defense Stock Breakout

Resistance & Sanctions, Complexity Risk, Rubles, Bitcoin, Defense Stock Breakout

How will the extraction of all things Russian from worldwide participation impact the global economy?

Buy the War?, SWIFT-Less Sanctions, Ukraine Fights Back, Vigorous Volume

Buy the War?, SWIFT-Less Sanctions, Ukraine Fights Back, Vigorous Volume

Plus, two smaller defense stocks racked up big gains Thursday as Russia's invasion of Ukraine became reality.

Lockheed and Northrop: Here's How to Trade These Stocks Now

Lockheed and Northrop: Here's How to Trade These Stocks Now

It comes as no surprise that among Industrials named as outperformers by JPM were LMT, NOC, and 5 additional defense stocks.

Ukraine Unease, Index Intrigue, Sectors Slide, and Please Finesse It, Fed

Ukraine Unease, Index Intrigue, Sectors Slide, and Please Finesse It, Fed

Plus, quick technical looks at Northrop Grumman and Nvidia.

Opportunity Abounds Amid Lockheed-Aerojet Deal's Demise

Opportunity Abounds Amid Lockheed-Aerojet Deal's Demise

Aerojet Rocketdyne -- a leader in propulsion systems for jets, missiles and more -- is under the radar of many investors. But here's why you should know about the company that's set to report.

Geopolitical Risk, Oil, Week Ahead, Fed, Retail Sales, Trading Northrop Grumman

Geopolitical Risk, Oil, Week Ahead, Fed, Retail Sales, Trading Northrop Grumman

In order to determine what's really at stake here, I think that one must try to understand what purpose this serves for Russia, for Putin.

Fed Thoughts, The Statement, The Presser, Trading ServiceNow and Lam Research

Fed Thoughts, The Statement, The Presser, Trading ServiceNow and Lam Research

The market is done handing out participation trophies, at least for now. You likely won't do well just showing up and playing the game.

Monday Reversal, Powell on the Hill, Macro Watch, Trading Lockheed and Northrop

Monday Reversal, Powell on the Hill, Macro Watch, Trading Lockheed and Northrop

The outright removal of potential liquidity from the economy earlier than expected scares the living heck out of everyone who understands.

Geopolitical Tensions Could Prove Positive for Defense Stocks

Geopolitical Tensions Could Prove Positive for Defense Stocks

The Pacific is not unique in terms of governments shoring up defense capabilities, including major purchases from U.S.-based companies.

Defense Contractor Northrop Grumman Puts Off Mixed Signals

Defense Contractor Northrop Grumman Puts Off Mixed Signals

Let's check the charts and when would be safe to pull the trigger on a buy.

Where to Invest Now? I'm Focused on 4 Core 'Baskets' of Stocks

Where to Invest Now? I'm Focused on 4 Core 'Baskets' of Stocks

There are other areas to trade as well, but know what you are trying to accomplish.

Tech Stocks, Markets, Job Quitters, Manufacturing, Bitcoin and Gold

Tech Stocks, Markets, Job Quitters, Manufacturing, Bitcoin and Gold

I'm sure that those who invest in precious metals 100 years after my death will hold physical gold. Can anyone holding Bitcoin make a similar suggestion?

Market Pause, Trading Lockheed Martin, Apple Talent War, EV Battles, Ford

Market Pause, Trading Lockheed Martin, Apple Talent War, EV Battles, Ford

Market breadth was fairly awful Tuesday, though participation was down. There was no easily traceable move into or away from cyclical nor defensive type sectors.

Thursday Trades

Initiated Northrop Grumman Added to Lockheed Martin Added to Kratos Defense Added to ConocoPhillips Initiated Chevron Initiated Apache Shorted Trio-Tech International   Notes: The defense trades are investments expanded due to seasonal forces. The e...

'Soviets' on the Line

"Gunner, Targets. 11 o'clock. T-62 with troops in the open" "Targets Identified" "Fire" "On The Way" "Targets Destroyed" "Cease Fire, check ammo"  The Kremlin demanded legally binding guarantees that would for all intents and purposes, prevent NATO ...

Day of Infamy, Market Bounce, China Trade Balance, Finland, Intel's Eye-Popper

Day of Infamy, Market Bounce, China Trade Balance, Finland, Intel's Eye-Popper

Positive news on Omicron is more powerful at the moment, at least for the markets, than the overhanging probability of tighter monetary policy.

The Fed's Future, Powell and Brainard, Yield Curves, Hypersonic Weapons Problem

The Fed's Future, Powell and Brainard, Yield Curves, Hypersonic Weapons Problem

Assigning the central bank responsibilities extending beyond the adjustment of monetary policy creates an unknown that I do not think we can assume outcomes for.

Fed Takeaways, What Is Truth?, Small-Caps Lead, China Warning, Trading Albemarle

Fed Takeaways, What Is Truth?, Small-Caps Lead, China Warning, Trading Albemarle

There was a story almost entirely missed by the media on Wednesday. The Treasury Department announced a tapering of its own ahead of the Fed's policy statement.

What a Week, China's Troubles, Hypersonic Weapons, Earnings, FDA Drug Approvals

What a Week, China's Troubles, Hypersonic Weapons, Earnings, FDA Drug Approvals

The lack of urgency at the FDA, as it is in the defense space, is alarming.

Deceptive Rally, Short Squeeze Trap, Inflation, Jobs, Trading 2 Defense Stocks

Deceptive Rally, Short Squeeze Trap, Inflation, Jobs, Trading 2 Defense Stocks

Equities did close almost sharply lower than where they had been early on Thursday afternoon. You do want to see how this looks on a chart.