Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)

289.82
NYSE
Prev Close 292.39
Day Low/High 285.13 / 293.92
52 Wk Low/High 263.31 / 385.00
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 166.72B
Market Cap 48.75B
P/E Ratio 19.93
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Adding to NOC

Adding to Trade of the Week (with a $306 top).

Playing Some Defense

Speaking/writing out loud and given the share price declines in the defense space - where else can we find growth like this that is funded by our government, with the risk being that the world is not as dangerous a place as I think? I believe the re...

Buying Northrup, Adding to My Best Ideas List

For some time I have been negatively disposed towards the defense business. It has been the correct strategy as many defense contractors have fallen in price. That sector price fall has, in certain cases, discounted many of my concerns. Specifically...

How to Trade During a Global Trade War: Market Recon

How to Trade During a Global Trade War: Market Recon

It is going to be a rough day, but we can adapt, and win.

3 Critical Investing Tips Following Trump's New China Tariff Push

3 Critical Investing Tips Following Trump's New China Tariff Push

Now our job becomes somewhat more difficult.

Defense Stocks Benefit From Growing Defense Budgets

Dealing With Defense Amid yesterday's post-Singapore reaction, it was the meltdown across the defense contractors that stole the show on an otherwise "melba toast" day. You already know that I think it's a net positive for world peace if the US and ...

Trump and Kim Commit to Lasting and Stable Peace, but I'm Still Playing Defense

Trump and Kim Commit to Lasting and Stable Peace, but I'm Still Playing Defense

Any weakness in defense stocks will present an opportunity to add to my favorite names.

How I'm Playing the Coming News-Filled Week: Market Recon

How I'm Playing the Coming News-Filled Week: Market Recon

Two names I like ahead of the FOMC meeting, the Trump/Kim summit and this year's E3 convention.

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

All three major indices rose sharply Wednesday.

Elon, We Have a Problem: Market Recon

Elon, We Have a Problem: Market Recon

Who will reach Mars first, Boeing or Elon Musk's SpaceX?

What If a New 'Cold Trade War' Is Around the Corner?: Market Recon

What If a New 'Cold Trade War' Is Around the Corner?: Market Recon

The bigger picture is still really US/Chinese trade, and the protection of US intellectual property rights.

Why I Have Taken a Pass on Defense Stocks

* Peak defense budget growth seems likely * I continue to pass on defense hardware stocks I am aware that several contributors on our site (and numerous elsewhere in the business media) are attracted to defense contractor equities - in large measure...

How to Play Trump's New 'War' With Iran: Market Recon

How to Play Trump's New 'War' With Iran: Market Recon

While the move higher for crude prices late Tuesday took the energy sector with it, defense and aerospace names saw benefit as well.

Jim Cramer: Market's Response to Trump Is Incoherent

Jim Cramer: Market's Response to Trump Is Incoherent

The right things keep happening at the wrong times.

Mid Afternoon Observations

* It looks like an "inside day" with a narrow trading range for the broad markets. * FANG has no "oomph." * Retail has caught a bid. (I have been adding to my Dillard D and Macy's longs). * Defensive stocks are the worst. * Defense stocks - , and - ...

Jim Cramer: Markets Expect Too Much from Under Armour, IBM and These Other Names

Jim Cramer: Markets Expect Too Much from Under Armour, IBM and These Other Names

The stocks inexplicably fell even after they delivered good earnings.

Is There Value in Defense Stocks Now?

The carnage in defense stocks in the last few weeks has been epic. My homework assignment this weekend is to look again at Lockheed Martin Northrop Grumman and Raytheon  to determine if there is any value at these levels. The group, which was enormo...

Northrop Grumman Heading For Turbulence

Northrop Grumman Heading For Turbulence

There's too much uncertainty with this defense contractor's charts for now.

Jim Cramer: Now That's How You Put on a Conference Call

Jim Cramer: Now That's How You Put on a Conference Call

Boeing and Norfolk Southern's tour de force calls were in stark contrast to Tuesday's disasters.

Uncertainty Is the New Market Normal -- And More Severe Tests Are Coming

Uncertainty Is the New Market Normal -- And More Severe Tests Are Coming

There is likely more headline risk to our front than to our rear.

Speak Softly and Own These Defense Stocks: Market Recon

Speak Softly and Own These Defense Stocks: Market Recon

The world remains dangerous, and dangerous toys are not just simply in demand -- demand is increasing rapidly.

15 Sectors to Buy on a U.S./Chinese Trade War (Part II)

15 Sectors to Buy on a U.S./Chinese Trade War (Part II)

Seven more areas that you should buy on a dip any time trade jitters take the market down.

5 Overt Forces Currently Pressuring Financial Markets in a Negative Way

5 Overt Forces Currently Pressuring Financial Markets in a Negative Way

I just focus on what I believe to be true and what I understand best.

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

Wounded markets limp into second quarter.

Is Northrop Grumman's Flight Path Due for a Change?

Is Northrop Grumman's Flight Path Due for a Change?

NOC's price action can get the attention of money managers and technical analysts.

The Market Looks Brighter, Especially for Defense and Energy: Market Recon

The Market Looks Brighter, Especially for Defense and Energy: Market Recon

I especially like Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Diamondback Energy here.

Stock Market Stares Deep Into the Darkness With Its Own 'Raven': Market Recon

Stock Market Stares Deep Into the Darkness With Its Own 'Raven': Market Recon

What if everyone believes in free trade, but not everyone harbors the same understanding of the term?

Tech Is Still King In My Book: Market Recon

Tech Is Still King In My Book: Market Recon

Strategic investing should not rely upon the whims of a politically volatile environment.

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

U.S. regulators are reviewing the proposed merger between the two media companies.

Here We Are, Nine Years After the Market's Sickening Decline -- Market Recon

Here We Are, Nine Years After the Market's Sickening Decline -- Market Recon

Most of all, we have all learned that, no..... it doesn't come easy.