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Northrop Grumman Corp: (NOC)

(Real Time Quote from BATS) As of Sep 23, 2014 12:50 PM ET

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-2.80 (-2.12%)

Volume: 550,445

Zacks Rank : 2-Buy [?]   2      

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.65%
2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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Quote Overview

Stock Activity

Open 131.45
Day Low 128.89
Day High 131.45
52 Wk Low 92.51
52 Wk High 134.24
Avg. Volume 911,150
Market Cap 27.43 B
Dividend 2.80 ( 2.12%)
Beta 1.05

Key Earnings Data

Forward PE 14.03
PEG Ratio 1.86
Current Qtr Est 2.18
Current Yr Est 9.40
Most Accurate Est 2.18
Qtr Earnings ESP[?] 0.00%
Exp Earnings Date 10/22/14
Prior Year EPS 8.32
Exp EPS Growth 7.56%
Industry AEROSPACE/DEFENSE

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Zacks Rank [?] Buy 2
Zacks Industry Rank 69 / 265 (Top 26%)
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This is our short term rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for stocks over the next 1 to 3 months. How good is it? See rankings and related performance below.

Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.65%
2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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Top Peers Symbol Zacks Rank
NORTHROP GRUMMN NOC
AIR INDUSTRIES AIRI
LOCKHEED MARTIN LMT
BOEING CO BA
GENL DYNAMICS GD
EMBRAER AIR-ADR ERJ
HUNTINGTON INGL HII
TEXTRON INC TXT
WESCO AIRCRAFT WAIR
AIRBUS GROUP NV EADSY

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