Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)

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NYSE
Prev Close 403.06
Open 399.71
Day Low/High 393.01 / 405.56
52 Wk Low/High 282.88 / 408.97
Volume 987.63K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 158.54B
Market Cap 63.23B
P/E Ratio 20.32
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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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.

Enter Sandman, Rising Yields, Fed Heads Talk and Walk, Ford, Trading Raytheon

Enter Sandman, Rising Yields, Fed Heads Talk and Walk, Ford, Trading Raytheon

Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell have plenty more up their sleeves. The appearance of having gained the upper hand is more important to them than your P/L ratio.

Let's Dissect Lockheed Martin's F-35 Production News

Let's Dissect Lockheed Martin's F-35 Production News

The announcement is welcome because it ensures production predictability, though deliveries scheduled for next year have come down a bit.

Retreat, Tuesday's Market, Defense Sector Stocks, Trading 3 Names, Lam Research

Retreat, Tuesday's Market, Defense Sector Stocks, Trading 3 Names, Lam Research

The U.S. evacuation of Kabul is not really a market story, but it is deeply embarrassing, and an obvious weight upon sentiment.

What the Fed Said and Did, Robinhood IPO, Trading Ford, Facebook and ServiceNow

What the Fed Said and Did, Robinhood IPO, Trading Ford, Facebook and ServiceNow

Are traders and investors confused? Possibly. Was that the intent? No, but I think Jerome Powell is fine with that.

China 'Rules', Defense Stocks, Infrastructure Package, FOMC, Earnings

China 'Rules', Defense Stocks, Infrastructure Package, FOMC, Earnings

What if Beijing plays the power game with foreign firms reliant upon Chinese revenue, Chinese labor, or simply Chinese economic growth?

Economics for Dummies, Fed Recap, Fun With Jobs Math, Amazon, Buying ServiceNow

Economics for Dummies, Fed Recap, Fun With Jobs Math, Amazon, Buying ServiceNow

The differences in approach between the two most basic strategies for how to grow an economy are as stark as the division they cause among economists.

I'm Not Crazy About Boeing but There's a Trade to Be Made

I'm Not Crazy About Boeing but There's a Trade to Be Made

I'm going to like BA at some point but I don't think I'm there yet.

Suez Salvation Plan, Stimulate U.S. Shipbuilding, Berkshire's Helping Hand

Suez Salvation Plan, Stimulate U.S. Shipbuilding, Berkshire's Helping Hand

Plus, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida talks about inflation, though his description doesn't sound "transitory."

Market Aground, Durable Goods Blues, Gimme Shelter, Pulp Fact (not Fiction)

Market Aground, Durable Goods Blues, Gimme Shelter, Pulp Fact (not Fiction)

Plus, there are reasons to have serious reservations about an International Monetary Fund "aid plan" allegedly to poor countries.

My Thursday Buying Spree, French Canary, Outworking the Enemy, FedEx Rocks

My Thursday Buying Spree, French Canary, Outworking the Enemy, FedEx Rocks

Word that the French government is locking down activity in certain regions due to a Covid re-emergence shouldn't be ignored.

3 Ways Investors Can Play Defense

3 Ways Investors Can Play Defense

An in-depth look at a trio of leading aerospace & defense stocks, with all offering a combination of strong growth and solid income.

Doors and Catalysts, Nasdaq Resistance, China Trouble? Trading Defense Stocks

Doors and Catalysts, Nasdaq Resistance, China Trouble? Trading Defense Stocks

We can still look forward to that always elusive 'follow through' day for the Nasdaq.

A Top 2021 Stock for Dividend Safety and Total Return

A Top 2021 Stock for Dividend Safety and Total Return

The best dividend stocks combine a market-beating yield, a long history of dividend growth, and a safe dividend payout.

I See a Great 'Defense' for Your Portfolio

I See a Great 'Defense' for Your Portfolio

Huntington Ingalls Industries looks like it's ready for action.

Sloppy Wednesday? Macro-Economic Data, Rising PC Demand, Best Steel Stock

Sloppy Wednesday? Macro-Economic Data, Rising PC Demand, Best Steel Stock

Beyond the impacts of the pandemic, the political environment and its impact on potential policy have taken center stage.