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Northrop Grumman Corp Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

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Analyst price target for NOC

Based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Northrop Grumman Corp.
Min Forecast
$410.00-22.69%
Avg Forecast
$544.88+2.75%
Max Forecast
$585.00+10.31%

Should I buy or sell NOC stock?

Based on 10 analysts offering ratings for Northrop Grumman Corp.
Buy
Strong Buy
2 analysts 20%
Buy
4 analysts 40%
Hold
4 analysts 40%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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NOC stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Morgan Stanley
Top 20%
81
Strong BuyMaintains$585.00+10.31%2022-11-10
RBC Capital
Top 14%
87
BuyMaintains$575.00+8.43%2022-10-28
Wells Fargo
Top 22%
79
HoldMaintains$575.00+8.43%2022-10-28
JP Morgan
Top 29%
72
HoldDowngradesN/AN/A2022-10-14
Credit Suisse
Bottom 19%
19
BuyInitiates Coverage On$560.00+5.60%2022-10-12
Wolfe Research
Top 4%
97
BuyInitiates Coverage On$565.00+6.54%2022-10-11
Susquehanna
Top 13%
88
Strong BuyMaintains$560.00+5.60%2022-08-31Find out why
Baird
Top 13%
88
BuyUpgrades$529.00-0.25%2022-07-29
Wolfe Research
Top 34%
67
HoldDowngradesN/AN/A2022-01-11
Jefferies
Top 25%
76
HoldDowngrades$410.00-22.69%2022-01-05

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Forecast return on equity

Is NOC forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
33.25%
Industry
15.92%
Market
51.89%
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Forecast return on assets

Is NOC forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
10.85%
Industry
7.65%
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Forecast Return on Assets vs Industry Forecast

NOC earnings per share forecast

What is NOC's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$24.75-29.69%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$26.84-23.75%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$30.12-14.43%
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NOC revenue forecast

What is NOC's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$36.4B+3.27%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$38.4B+9.12%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$40.7B+15.68%
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NOC earnings growth forecast

How is NOC forecast to perform vs Aerospace & Defense companies and vs the US market?
Company
-12.13%
Industry
19.79%
Market
20.07%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Market Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Savings Rate Forecast

NOC revenue growth forecast

How is NOC forecast to perform vs Aerospace & Defense companies and vs the US market?
Company
4.57%
Industry
7.16%
Market
6.4%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

NOC vs Defense Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
NOC$530.30$544.88+2.75%Buy
GD$252.27$260.00+3.06%Buy
BA$175.78$195.92+11.46%Strong Buy
LHX$225.39$269.63+19.63%Buy
LMT$483.69$461.33-4.62%Hold

Northrop Grumman Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Northrop Grumman Stock a good buy in 2022, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 10 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: NOC) stock is to Buy NOC stock.

Out of 10 analysts, 2 (20%) are recommending NOC as a Strong Buy, 4 (40%) are recommending NOC as a Buy, 4 (40%) are recommending NOC as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending NOC as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending NOC as a Strong Sell.

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What is NOC's earnings growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: NOC) Northrop Grumman's forecast annual earnings growth rate of -12.13% is not forecast to beat the US Aerospace & Defense industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 19.79%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 20.07%.

Northrop Grumman's earnings in 2022 is $5,526,000,000.On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast NOC's earnings for 2022 to be $3,809,325,861, with the lowest NOC earnings forecast at $3,778,543,430, and the highest NOC earnings forecast at $3,855,499,508. On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast NOC's earnings for 2023 to be $4,131,002,267, with the lowest NOC earnings forecast at $3,940,151,194, and the highest NOC earnings forecast at $4,326,470,705.

In 2024, NOC is forecast to generate $4,635,834,139 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $4,432,670,093 and the highest earnings forecast at $4,786,668,052.

What is NOC's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: NOC) Northrop Grumman's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 4.57% is not forecast to beat the US Aerospace & Defense industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 7.16%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 6.4%.

Northrop Grumman's revenue in 2022 is $35,208,000,000.On average, 4 Wall Street analysts forecast NOC's revenue for 2022 to be $5,596,388,053,080, with the lowest NOC revenue forecast at $5,579,777,391,468, and the highest NOC revenue forecast at $5,618,101,518,312. On average, 4 Wall Street analysts forecast NOC's revenue for 2023 to be $5,913,048,308,044, with the lowest NOC revenue forecast at $5,859,354,205,477, and the highest NOC revenue forecast at $6,004,421,029,872.

In 2024, NOC is forecast to generate $6,268,866,278,088 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $6,131,818,738,758 and the highest revenue forecast at $6,469,350,097,724.

What is NOC's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: NOC) forecast ROA is 10.85%, which is higher than the forecast US Aerospace & Defense industry average of 7.65%.

What is NOC's Price Target?

According to 8 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year NOC price target, the average NOC price target is $544.88, with the highest NOC stock price forecast at $585.00 and the lowest NOC stock price forecast at $410.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Northrop Grumman's share price could reach $544.88 by Nov 10, 2023. The average Northrop Grumman stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 2.75% from the current NOC share price of $530.30.

What is NOC's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: NOC) Northrop Grumman's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $35.20. On average, analysts forecast that NOC's EPS will be $24.75 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $24.55, and the highest EPS forecast at $25.05. On average, analysts forecast that NOC's EPS will be $26.84 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $25.60, and the highest EPS forecast at $28.11. In 2024, NOC's EPS is forecast to hit $30.12 (min: $28.80, max: $31.10).

What is NOC's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: NOC) forecast ROE is 33.25%, which is considered strong.
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